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 Celebrates Black History Month
February 16, 2018
Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) released the following video statement in honor of Black History Month: Below is a copy of Congresswoman Roybal-Allard’s statement. "Hello, I’m Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard, representing California’s 40th Congressional District. "America was founded on the self-evident truth that all men and women are created equal. Throughout our history, America has aspired to live up to that truth and to be a... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on Homeland Security Budget
February 12, 2018
Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the ranking member of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee and an original co-author of the Dream Act, issued the following statement on the Trump Administration’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget for the Department of Homeland Security: “While I support some elements of the DHS budget request, I have strong objections to this budget’s significant increase in funding for interior immigration enforcement. Democrats will not support the conti... More
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Democrats: DHS Separations of Immigrant Families are Wrong and Unlawful
February 8, 2018
Today, 75 Democratic congressmembers, led by Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) and Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Co-Chairs of the Women’s Working Group on Immigration Reform; Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (MS-02), Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security; and Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), Ranking Member of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security, sent a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen expressing profound concern with the Departm... More
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House Dems Introduce Family Reunification Bill to Address the “Chain Migration” Myth
February 6, 2018
Today, Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27), Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus; Congresswomen Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) and Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Co-Chairs of the Women’s Working Group on Immigration Reform; and Congressmembers Yvette Clarke (NY-09), Mark Takano (CA-41), and Grace Meng (NY-06) hosted a House Triangle press conference to promote family-based immigration. They were joined by John Yang, President and Executive Director at Asian Americans Advancing Justice (A... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on State of the Union
January 30, 2018
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) issued the following statement after attending the president's State of the Union address at the Capitol tonight: “The president’s speech was extremely disappointing. Despite his remarks to the contrary, his agenda continues to be founded on oppressive, divisive, and destructive policies. “While the president told many stories with beautiful examples of the courage and patriotism of Americans, his speech was filled with false claims and misinformation,... More
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