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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 GOP Tax Bill
November 16, 2017
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) issued the following statement about her vote against H.R. 1, the House Republican tax bill: “On behalf of America’s future generations who will be saddled with an unsurmountable debt created by H.R. 1, the Republican tax plan, I strongly opposed this bill. This rushed piece of legislation will not only add more than $1.7 trillion to the national debt over the next 10 years, but it will also shift the burden of paying for that debt to our hardworking f... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on TPS Decision from DHS
November 6, 2017
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the ranking Democrat on the House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, issued the following statement on the Department of Homeland Security’s announcement about Temporary Protected Status (TPS) recipients: “The Department of Homeland Security’s termination of Temporary Protected Status for Nicaraguans is a cruel and shortsighted decision that will tear families apart, devastate communities, and weaken the U.S. economy. And the brief repriev... More
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Seventy Members of Congress Demand Answers on Reports of Increased Detention of Pregnant Women
November 1, 2017
In a letter to Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Elaine Duke, co-chairs of the Women’s Working Group on Immigration Reform Congresswomen Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) and Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) led 68 of their fellow members of Congress in expressing concern about increased detention rates of pregnant immigrant women and recent miscarriages in detention centers across the United States. “While it is unavoidable that some women who come into Customs and Border Protection (CBP) or ... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard, Sen. Murray Reintroduce SAFE Act to Empower Domestic Violence Survivors by Breaking Down Economic and Educational Barriers
November 1, 2017
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), a member of the House Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee, and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), top Democrat on the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, have reintroduced the Security and Financial Empowerment (SAFE) Act, legislation to build on the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) by further breaking down barriers that domestic violence, sexual... More
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Reps. Roybal-Allard and Jayapal Lead Forum on Immigrant Women in Detention Under Trump Administration Policies
October 26, 2017
Today, co-chairs of the Women’s Working Group on Immigration Reform Congresswomen Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) and Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) led an immigration forum at the U.S. Capitol to discuss the experiences of immigrant women in detention under the Trump Administration’s policies. You can view the video of the forum here. In addition to Reps. Roybal-Allard and Jayapal, members of Congress participating in the forum included House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD-05) and Congressmembers Sheil... More
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