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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 Criticizes Anti-Immigrant RAISE Act
August 2, 2017
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the ranking Democrat on the House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, issued the following statement criticizing the anti-immigrant Reforming American Immigration for Strong Employment (RAISE) Act, a bill by Senators Tom Cotton (R-AR) and David Perdue (R-GA) and endorsed by President Trump: “America was built by hardworking immigrants of all kinds and all talents. The US has been, and must always be, a home for those Emma Lazarus described ... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Celebrates LA 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Bid
July 31, 2017
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), a leading congressional advocate for a new Los Angeles Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games, issued the following statement regarding today’s news that the Los Angeles Olympic and Paralympic bid committee, in cooperation with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has announced its intention for Los Angeles to host the Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games 2028, and its agreement with the Host City Contract 2028: “Today’s announcement puts Los Angele... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Helps Introduce American Hope Act to Protect Immigrant Youth and DACA Recipients
July 28, 2017
Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) gave remarks at a U.S. Capitol press conference introducing the American Hope Act of 2017, a bill creating a path to permanent legal status and eventual citizenship for those covered under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and certain others who also arrived in the U.S. as children. The bill would give immigrants who arrived in the U.S. before their 18th birthday and before December 31, 2016, an opportunity to apply for legal status ... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Leads House Effort to Remove Border Wall Funding from Minibus
July 27, 2017
Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) led an effort in the House of Representatives to remove $1.6 billion in border wall funding from H.R. 3219, the Fiscal Year 2018 GOP So-Called ‘Security Minibus’ Appropriations Bill. Congresswoman Roybal-Allard introduced a Motion to Recommit in support of stripping the border wall funding from the bill. She delivered the following remarks on the House floor in support of her motion. Mr. Speaker, this is the final amendment to the bill, which wi... More
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Reps. Roybal-Allard & Ros-Lehtinen Introduce DREAM Act of 2017
July 26, 2017
Today, Congresswomen Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27) introduced the DREAM Act of 2017, a bipartisan bill allowing certain U.S.-raised immigrant youth to earn lawful permanent residence and American citizenship. These young people, known as DREAMers, have lived in America since they were children and have built their lives here. America is the only home they know and love, and they are American in every way except for their immigration status. However, under current ... More
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