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  • Rep. Roybal-Allard Introduces Bills to Help Separated Immigrant Families and Children
    Posted in Press Releases on June 25, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Immigration

    Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) has introduced two crucial bills in response to the Trump Administration’s cruel and inhumane interior enforcement policies. Separately, the bills help keep immigrant families together, and help protect immigrant children who are separated from their families. The Help Separated Families Act of 2019 (H.R. 3452), which Congresswoman Roybal-Allard introduced with Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35), would take new steps to prevent the permanent separat... Read more

  • House Passes Emergency Humanitarian Supplemental
    Posted in Press Releases on June 25, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Immigration

    The House today passed legislation to provide urgently needed humanitarian assistance for migrants at the southern border. The legislation, H.R. 3401, provides $4.5 billion in emergency spending to address the humanitarian crisis at the border, with significant funding for priorities including legal assistance, food, water, and medical services, support services and stronger protections for unaccompanied children, and alternatives to detention. “Tens of thousands of migrants at the border – many... Read more

  • Chairwoman Roybal-Allard Statement at Full Committee Markup of FY 2020 Homeland Security Funding Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on June 11, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Immigration

    This morning, Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee Chairwoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) delivered the following remarks at the Appropriations Committee's markup of the fiscal year 2020 Homeland Security bill (which is viewable at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iMpyJZU5s-8): I am pleased to present the mark for the fiscal year 2020 Homeland Security Appropriations Act. We have done our best to find a balance between addressing the needs of departmental components to protect the nati... Read more

  • Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2020 Homeland Security Funding Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on June 11, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Immigration

    The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2020 Homeland Security bill on a vote of 29 to 20. The legislation provides annual funding for the Department of Homeland Security and its related agencies. The bill provides a gross total of $63.8 billion in discretionary appropriations, $2.2 billion above the fiscal year 2019 enacted level and $1.9 billion below the President’s request. When excluding offsetting collections and a cap adjustment for disaster response activities, ... Read more

  • Chairwoman Roybal-Allard, DHS Appropriations Subcommittee Approve FY 2020 DHS Funding Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on June 5, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Immigration

    The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, led by Subcommittee Chairwoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), today approved by voice vote its fiscal year 2020 bill. The bill provides a gross total of $63.8 billion in discretionary appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security, $2.2 billion above the fiscal year 2019 enacted level and $1.9 billion below the president’s request. When excluding offsetting collections and a cap adjustment for disaster response activities, the n... Read more

  • Appropriations Committee Releases Fiscal Year 2020 Homeland Security Funding Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on June 4, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Immigration

    The House Appropriations Committee today released the draft fiscal year 2020 Homeland Security funding bill, which will be considered in subcommittee on Wednesday, June 5. The legislation provides annual funding for the Department of Homeland Security and its related agencies. The bill provides a gross total of $63.8 billion in discretionary appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security, $2.2 billion above the fiscal year 2019 enacted level and $1.9 billion below the President’s request... Read more

  • Rep. Roybal-Allard, Fellow Democrats Celebrate House Passage of Dream and Promise Act
    Posted in Press Releases on June 4, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Immigration

    Today, the House of Representatives passed the Dream and Promise Act of 2019 (H.R. 6), a bill introduced by Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) to provide a pathway to citizenship for Dreamers, as well as Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) beneficiaries. H.R. 6 will enable these individuals to contribute fully in America, the country they love and know to be their home. Congresswoman Roybal-Allard introduced the bill in March with House Speaker Nancy P... Read more

  • Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on Judiciary Committee Passage of Dream and Promise Act Provisions
    Posted in Press Releases on May 22, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Immigration

    Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), who led the introduction of the Dream and Promise Act of 2019 (H.R. 6), issued the following statement regarding the House Judiciary Committee’s historic markup and passage of provisions of the bill. The Dream and Promise Act allows Dreamers and individuals with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) beneficiaries to contribute fully in the country they love and know to be their home by providing a pathway to citizenshi... Read more

  • Chairwoman Roybal-Allard Statement on Administration’s New Border Funding Request
    Posted in Press Releases on May 1, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Immigration

    Today, House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee Chairwoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) issued the following statement about the Trump Administration’s emergency request for additional border funding: “As I said in our hearing with the Acting DHS Secretary yesterday, addressing the humanitarian crisis at the border will require Congress and the Administration to work together on a balanced approach to the crisis that first and foremost respects and protects the dignity of migrants. U... Read more

  • Chairwoman Roybal-Allard Statement at DHS Appropriations Hearing on DHS Budget Request
    Posted in Press Releases on April 30, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Immigration

    House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee Chairwoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) led the subcommittee’s hearing today about the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) fiscal year 2020 budget request. The witnesses were Acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan and Acting DHS Under Secretary for Management Chip Fulghum. The chairwoman’s opening statement is below. Today, we welcome Kevin McAleenan, the Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, along with Chip Fulghum, the Act... Read more