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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 Rescinding of DAPA and Expanded DACA
June 16, 2017
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the ranking Democrat on the House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee and the founder and co-chair of the Congressional Women’s Working Group on Immigration Reform, issued the following statement about the Trump Administration rescinding the 2014 creation of Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) and expansion of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). “The administration’s rescinding of DAPA an... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement at Hearing on ICE and CBP Budget Request
June 13, 2017
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the Ranking Democrat on the House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, delivered the following opening statement at today’s subcommittee hearing on the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Request for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The hearing’s witnesses were Thomas D. Homan, ICE Acting Director; John P. Wagner, CBP Office of Field Operations Deputy Executive Assistant Commissioner; and Carla... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Introduces CARE Act to Protect Child Farmworkers
June 12, 2017
Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) led 12 of her fellow House members in reintroducing the Children’s Act for Responsible Employment (CARE) to ensure adequate protections for children working in American agriculture. “Agriculture is the only industry in which children as young as 12 are allowed to labor with virtually no restrictions on the number of hours they work outside of the school day,” said Congresswoman Roybal-Allard. “That is why, since 2001, I have introduced the CARE ... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on Wrong Choice Act to Roll Back Dodd-Frank Reforms
June 8, 2017
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) issued the following statement about her vote today against the Financial CHOICE Act of 2017 (H.R. 10), also known as the “Wrong Choice Act”: “Today, I voted against the Wrong Choice Act, a bill to roll back crucial Dodd-Frank reforms to our financial system. It is clear that House Republicans are using this bill to give a handout to predatory Wall Street lenders while putting working families at greater financial risk. The bill would once again subjec... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement at DHS Sec. Kelly Hearing on Departmental Budget Request
May 24, 2017
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the Ranking Democrat on the House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, delivered the following opening statement at today’s subcommittee hearing on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security budget request for Fiscal Year 2018. The hearing’s witness was Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly. “Good afternoon, Mr. Secretary, and welcome to your first appearance before the subcommittee. “There is no doubt that you have a really hard job – among ... More
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