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Congresswoman Roybal-Allard addresses a panel that includes Labor Secretary Hilda Solis about the plight of farm worker children at the Department of Labor.

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Rep. Roybal-Allard Issues Statement About the Death of Omar Abrego and the Use of Police Force
August 21, 2014
Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) issued the following statement about the recent death of Omar Abrego in South Los Angeles (in her Congressional District) and about the use of police force: “As we focus on the tragic death of Ezell Ford, we must not forget the equally tragic death of Omar Abrego. My deepest sympathies go out to Mr. Abrego's family and friends. Sadly, although the deaths of these men are among the most recent examples of questionable use of police force in Los A... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Issues Statement About the Deaths of Ezell Ford and Michael Brown
August 20, 2014
Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) issued the following statement about the recent shooting deaths of Ezell Ford in South Los Angeles (in her Congressional District) and of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri: “I have been deeply concerned by the recent shooting death of Ezell Ford in South Los Angeles. My heart goes out to Mr. Ford’s family for their wrenching loss. I understand why this case has caused so much anguish for many of my constituents, and I support a full and timely... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Introduces Bill to Address Root Causes of Child Migration from Central America
August 1, 2014
Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), joined by seven of her Democratic colleagues, has introduced HR 5368, the Security and Opportunity for Vulnerable Migrant Children Act, to address the root causes of the recent surge in unaccompanied children from Central America. While Republicans continue to use the heart-wrenching situation at our border to score political points, Rep. Roybal-Allard's bill is the latest example of Democrats proposing constructive solutions to manage this humanitarian crisis... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard, Tri-Caucus Members Introduce the Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2014
July 30, 2014
Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) and Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), and Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) introduced the Health Equity and Accountability Act (HEAA) of 2014. HEAA was formally introduced this morning by Congresswoman Roybal-Allard, the bill’s lead sponsor and the Chair of the CHC Health Task Force. HEAA builds on the advancements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) by providing federal resourc... More
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Statement by Rep. Roybal-Allard About the Importance of Passing a Clean Supplemental at CHC Press Conference
July 29, 2014
The following is a statement that Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) delivered about the need for Congressional action on a clean supplemental spending bill at today’s Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) press conference: The humanitarian crisis on our border is a test of our values as a nation. America has always been a beacon of hope for people desperately seeking refuge from violence and oppression. Such is the case for the recent surge of the many unaccompanied children fleeing to e... More
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