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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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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on Extending Government Funding and Delivering Emergency Assistance Act
September 21, 2021
Washington, DC – Tonight, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Extending Government Funding and Delivering Emergency Assistance Act, a continuing resolution (CR) to fund the Federal government through December 3, 2021, on a vote of 220 – 211. U.S. Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Chairwoman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, issued the following statement: “The Extending Government Funding and Delivering Emergency Assistance Act ensures the Federa... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on Parliamentarian’s Ruling Regarding Pathway to Legal Status Via Reconciliation
September 20, 2021
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the original co-author of the Dream Act, issued the following statement in response to the Senate parliamentarian’s ruling on a pathway to legal status via reconciliation: “The decision by the Senate parliamentarian to not include a pathway to citizenship for immigrants in the budget package is very disappointing and unacceptable. However, my colleagues and I are not deterred in our commitment to providing undocumented im... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard on Judiciary Committee Markup of Build Back Better Act: One Step Closer to Pathway to Citizenship
September 13, 2021
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Judiciary Committee completed its markup of its portion of the Build Back Better Act, a transformative bill that would make historic investments to help grow the nation’s economy and strengthen our communities for years to come. The committee-approved portion of the bill includes a pathway to citizenship for Dreamers, Temporary Protected Status (TPS)-eligible individuals, Deferred Enforced Departure beneficiaries, and undocumented essential workers, including fa... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on the 20th Anniversary of the September 11th Terrorist Attacks
September 11, 2021
Downey, C.A. – Today, U.S. Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Chairwoman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, issued the following statement on the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001: “Twenty years ago today, we watched in shock and horror as terrorists attacked America on our own soil. None of us will ever forget the tragic events of that day. We will never forget the memories of the victims nor the heartbreak endured by the fami... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard: Child Tax Credit Payments Delivered Almost $42 Million for CA-40 Families in August
September 9, 2021
Downey, CA— Today, U.S. Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) announced the results of a new report from the Joint Economic Committee estimating that 76,000 Child Tax Credit monthly tax cut payments were sent to families in California’s 40th Congressional District in the month of August. The payments were funded through the American Rescue Plan, which Rep. Roybal-Allard helped pass in February. In August, a total of $41.6 million in tax cuts went back into the pockets of hardworking famil... More
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