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October 19, 2020 Press Release
"The United States and international community must not stand by silently as Azerbaijan attempts to ethnically cleanse their Armenian neighbors."
October 14, 2020 Press Release
"I’m glad this federal grant will help our Silicon Valley community better protect children from online predators."
October 7, 2020 Press Release
“Forcing more individuals into immigration detention centers is dangerous and irresponsible. To do so for the sake of scoring political points is unconscionable.”
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October 7, 2020 Press Release
"Changes this substantial must not be rushed through without adequate input from the public."
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September 24, 2020 Press Release
"I’m pleased that the House rightfully advanced a package of bipartisan bills to address wildfire and power shutoff issues while importantly modernizing America’s energy infrastructure and investing in a clean energy future for all communities."
September 16, 2020 Press Release
“We are horrified to see reports of mass hysterectomies performed on detained women in the facility without their full, informed consent and request."
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September 9, 2020 Press Release
"The United States must not abandon our leadership role in providing safety to refugees who are most in need of resettlement."
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September 3, 2020 Press Release
"In light of the challenges created by COVID-19, the fires burning across California, and the recent decision to end counting operations early, we ask that you provide additional detail about how a complete count will be achieved."
August 21, 2020 Press Release
"At a time of record unemployment and with increasing delays in immigration adjudications, we must do everything we can to ensure that USCIS can sustain its current workforce and keep operating at full capacity."
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July 17, 2019 In The News

 

Lawmakers on both sides of the congressional aisle agree that backlogs and lengthy processing times for immigration applications are a problem, though they diverged during a House subcommittee hearing on the cause.

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July 17, 2019 In The News

For the past two and a half years, Congress has largely granted U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) a free pass on immigration backlogs and application delays, denials and Requests for Evidence.

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July 11, 2019 In The News

Amid a backlog that sees some applicants waiting decades for green cards, 140 Republican members of Congress joined 224 Democrats and passed a bill Wednesday to end the per-country cap on green cards.

July 10, 2019 In The News

State and federal lawmakers are calling for new rules and investigations surrounding the use of facial-recognition scans of driver’s license databases by Immigration and Customs Enforcement and other agencies, fueling a debate over the technology some on Capitol Hill have said represents a “massive breach of privacy and trust.”

July 5, 2019 In The News

AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:

The stories of the crisis on the U.S. southern border just keep coming. Dangerous overcrowding, squalid conditions, adults and children held for days and weeks at a time - issues that Acting Inspector General Jennifer Costello describes as urgent and needing immediate attention and action.

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June 27, 2019 In The News

As we argue about the horrifying humanitarian disaster at the southern border, a fundamental question is hovering in the background: Do we want to make it harder for desperate people to legally secure refuge in the United States, or easier for them to legally do so?

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June 24, 2019 In The News

A House panel on Friday backed legislation to improve election security ahead of next year’s contests as Democrats press for shoring up the nation’s voting system after Russia interfered in the 2016 election.

June 20, 2019 In The News

Two Vietnamese men hoping to donate blood marrow to their brother in San Jose have been approved visas to travel to the U.S., local politicians announced Tuesday.

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June 20, 2019 In The News

House lawmakers demand end to warrantless collection of Americans’ data

Two House lawmakers are pushing an amendment that would effectively defund a massive data collection program run by the National Security Agency i unless the government promises to not intentionally collect data of Americans.

June 18, 2019 In The News

Two Vietnamese brothers have been granted temporary visas to supply a life-saving bone marrow transfer for their dying sibling, a United States citizen living in San Jose, after a Chronicle investigation.

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