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Rep. Roybal-Allard Introduces the Child Trafficking Victims Protection and Welfare Act
July 15, 2019
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the chairwoman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, has introduced H.R. 3729, the Child Trafficking Victims Protection and Welfare Act of 2019, which expands protections for vulnerable migrant children while they are in the custody of Customs and Border Protection (CBP). “Many children in CBP custody have endured long and traumatic journeys to the United States, and we must ensure that CBP’s care does not inflict further trau... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard’s Commerce Office Open Sunday to Help Constituents Affected by Trump Immigration Raids
July 13, 2019
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) has announced that her Commerce district office will be open this Sunday, July 14, from 9AM to 5PM to help all 40th District residents, regardless of immigration status, who have questions or need assistance in light of the Trump Administration’s cruel immigration raids expected to begin that day. The congresswoman’s Commerce office is located at 500 Citadel Drive, Suite 320, in the Citadel Outlets, and its phone number is (323) 721-8790. ### More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Video Statement on ICE Raids
July 12, 2019
Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the chairwoman of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, made a video statement about President Trump’s ICE raids scheduled for this weekend. The video is available on YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook. The text of the congresswoman’s statement is below. As the chair of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, let me be very clear – these raids are not about homeland security or the safety of our communities. They are about t... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Encourages You to Know Your Rights
July 12, 2019
With news reports indicating that ICE raids may start Sunday, July 14, in Los Angeles and other U.S. cities, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) is encouraging everyone to know your rights in videos filmed in English and Spanish, and in English and Spanish informational cards. (The English video is downloadable here, and is also available on YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter. The Spanish video is downloadable here, and is also available on YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter.) The texts of the c... More
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Chairwoman Roybal-Allard Writes to ICE Acting Director About Upcoming ICE Raids
July 12, 2019
Today, Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee Chairwoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) sent a letter to Immigration and Customs Enforcement Acting Director Matthew Albence expressing her concern about reported immigration enforcement raids planned for this weekend. The chairwoman’s letter calls for the written policies and procedures that the acting director uses to ensure that ICE personnel treat children, families, and other vulnerable populations with humanity, dignity, and respect, an... More
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