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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May 14, 2018
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) is pleased to announce the winners of the 25th Annual Lucille Roybal-Allard Student Art Competition. “It is always a joy to honor the great work of our 40th District student artists at the Lucille Roybal-Allard Student Art Competition,” said Rep. Roybal-Allard. “They have dazzled us with their talent, and we are grateful to them for their courage and willingness to share that talent with our community. To every one of them, we offer our most sincere th... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on Immigrant Family Separation
May 7, 2018
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the ranking Democrat on the House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee and the co-chair of the Women’s Working Group on Immigration Reform, issued the following statement on today’s announcement by Attorney General Jeff Sessions about the separation of immigrant families: “Today, the Attorney General announced that the United States will be intentionally tearing immigrant parents from their children at our Southwest border so that the parents... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on Temporary Protected Status Announcement for Honduras
May 4, 2018
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) issued the following statement today in response to the news that the Department of Homeland Security will terminate the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Honduras: “The Department of Homeland Security is utterly wrong to terminate Temporary Protected Status for 57,000 Hondurans, many of whom have made America their home for many years. I condemn DHS’s cruel announcement in the strongest terms. We should be keeping families together, not... More
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Reps. Roybal-Allard and Aguilar Tour Southern Border Facilities
May 2, 2018
On Monday, Congressmembers Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) and Pete Aguilar (CA-31) visited the U.S.-Mexico border in San Diego to tour the San Ysidro and Otay Mesa Ports of Entry, and were shown the prototypes for the border wall proposed by President Trump. The visit was organized by Rep. Roybal-Allard, who serves as the Ranking Member of the House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee. “It was deeply informative to visit the border,” said Rep. Roybal-Allard. “As the top Democrat on Hous... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement at HHS Biodefense Appropriations Hearing
April 18, 2018
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, served as acting ranking member for today’s subcommittee hearing on the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request for Health and Human Services (HHS) Biodefense Activities. The hearing’s witnesses were Robert Kadlec, M.D., MTM&H, M.S., HHS Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response; Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., Director of the National Insti... More
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