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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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Chairwoman Roybal-Allard Urges DHS Leaders to Delay USCIS Furloughs & Contract Cancellations
August 21, 2020
Today, House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee Chairwoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) and a bipartisan group of senior House and Senate members wrote to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) leaders to urge the delay of planned furloughs and contract cancellations for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Chairwoman Roybal-Allard and her congressional colleagues wrote to Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf and USCIS Deputy Director for Policy Joseph Edlow to explain that US... More
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Chairwoman Roybal-Allard Announces $23 Million in FEMA Grants to CA Dept of Public Health for COVID
August 19, 2020
Today, House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee Chairwoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) announced the awarding of more than $23 million in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants to the California Department of Public Health to help address the COVID-19 pandemic. The Department of Public Health is receiving $13.1 million for contract testing services, as well as $10.4 million for alternative care sites and emergency medical care facility expenses statewide. As chairwoman of... More
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Chairwoman Roybal-Allard Announces $2.4 Million in FEMA Grants to LA-Area Urban Search & Rescue Teams
August 18, 2020
Today, House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee Chairwoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) announced the awarding of more than $2.4 million in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) grants to Los Angeles-area US&R teams. The City of Los Angeles’ US&R team will be receiving $1,180,631, and the Los Angeles County US&R team will be receiving $1,266,631. As chairwoman of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, Chairwoman Roybal-Allard oversees F... More
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Maternity Care Caucus Co-Chairs Reps. Roybal-Allard and Herrera Beutler Celebrate Securing Maternity Care Victories in House Appropriations Bill
July 31, 2020
Today, Congresswomen Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03), the founding Co-Chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Maternity Care and members of the Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee, celebrated the inclusion of key Maternity Care Caucus priorities in HR 7617, the FY 2021 domestic appropriations bill which includes funding for the Department of Health and Human Services. The congresswomen successfully advocated for provisions in this bill to promote materna... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on DACA Announcement from Trump Administration
July 28, 2020
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the lead author of the Dream and Promise Act (HR 6) and an original co-author of the Dream Act, issued the following statement about the Trump Administration’s announcement on the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program: “The Trump Administration is unlawfully refusing to comply with two court orders to accept new DACA applications. Instead, the Administration has announced it will reject all pending and future initial requ... More
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