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Congresswoman Roybal-Allard speaks at an LA River Day celebration on Capitol Hill, as Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti looks on.

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Women’s Working Group on Immigration Reform Condemns Sec. Kelly’s Intent to Separate Children and Parents at the Border
March 13, 2017
Today, Congresswomen Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) and Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), the co-chairs of the Women’s Working Group on Immigration Reform, led 25 congresswomen from the working group in sending a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly voicing their serious concern and opposition regarding Secretary Kelly’s recent remarks on separating children from their parents when they are detained at the US border. The text of the congresswomen’s letter is at the bottom of this... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Reintroduces Her Bill to Investigate 1930s Mexican Repatriation
March 10, 2017
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) has reintroduced her bill to establish the first-ever official commission to study the Mexican Repatriation of the 1930s, and recommend appropriate legislative remedies. In the 1930s, government authorities and private sector entities undertook an aggressive program to forcibly remove individuals of Mexican ancestry from the United States, including as many as 1.2 million U.S. citizens. The Congresswoman first introduced this legislation in 2016, as H.... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on FY 2017 Defense Appropriations Bill
March 8, 2017
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement regarding the Fiscal Year 2017 Defense Appropriations Bill which came to a vote in the House of Representatives today: “As a member of Congress, it is my duty to ensure that the men and women who bravely protect our nation have the resources and training they need to do their jobs. I am pleased to support this full-year bill that funds the defense of our nation withi... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on Revised Muslim Ban
March 6, 2017
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) issued the following statement regarding the president’s revised Muslim ban: “Despite some changes around the edges, President Trump’s revised Muslim ban is essentially the same misguided and unconstitutional document it was before. It is still unlawful, unwarranted, and unnecessary. The United States already has extensive vetting for travelers coming to the U.S. “This ban on Muslims is simply bigotry wrapped in fear. America has a rich history of reli... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on Presidential Address
February 28, 2017
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) issued the following statement regarding the president’s address tonight to a joint session of Congress: “In tonight’s speech, President Trump talked about unity, but unfortunately, so much of what he said was divisive and destructive. His demonization of immigrants and his continued assault on the Affordable Care Act continue a pattern of moving our nation down the wrong path. And after 40 days of hateful rhetoric and destructive actions, the words of... More
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