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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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Senior House Democrats Send Letter to DHS Inspector General Demanding Answers in Tragedy of 7-Year-Old Girl Who Died in Customs and Border Protection Custody
December 14, 2018
Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, signed a letter led by Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, and signed by Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security; Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman Elect of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus; and Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (WA... More
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Reps. Roybal-Allard & DeLauro Call for Immediate Closure of Tornillo Tent City Facility
December 4, 2018
Congresswomen Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) and Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) today sent a letter to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen calling for the immediate closure of Tornillo, a tent city facility for child migrants. The Trump administration has expanded capacity and extended the contract for this so-called temporary shelter multiple times this year despite prevalent issues at the facility that put ... More
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Reps. Roybal-Allard & DeLauro Respond to GAO Child Labor Report
December 3, 2018
Congresswomen Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) and Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) issued the following statement about today’s release of a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on child labor – a report which was written as a result of a letter that Reps. Roybal-Allard and DeLauro sent to the GAO in 2016: “The GAO report’s findings are damning. This report confirms that child labor is contributing to a devastating amount of fatalities in the United States – disproportionately so in the agricultural ... More
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Reps. Roybal-Allard & Jayapal Write to President Trump Urging Him to End His Asylum Ban
November 19, 2018
Today, Congresswomen Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) and Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), the co-chairs of the Women’s Working Group on Immigration Reform, sent a letter to President Trump urging him to rescind his administration’s interim rule and his presidential proclamations that effectively created an asylum ban. On November 9, 2018, the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice issued an interim rule that would bar individuals fleeing violence or persecution from seeking asylum i... More
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Reps. Roybal-Allard and Jayapal Statement on Trump Considering New Family Separation Policy
October 16, 2018
Congresswomen Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) and Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), the co-chairs of the Women’s Working Group on Immigration Reform, issued the following statement about news that the Trump Administration is once again considering a cruel family separation policy on the southern U.S. border: “We are deeply concerned that the Trump Administration is considering new policies to separate mothers and fathers from their children. The Administration’s original zero-tolerance policy tore thousand... More
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