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November 12, 2019 Press Release
"It is impossible to tell the story of America without telling the story of American women."
November 12, 2019 Press Release
"We have the opportunity to give states another tool to ensure victims of sexual assault have meaningful access to justice."
November 5, 2019 Press Release
"The Online Privacy Act creates a robust framework that balances the actual needs of businesses with fair privacy rights and expectations for users."
October 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA-19), Dan Newhouse (R-WA-04), Collin Peterson (D-MN-07), Mike Simpson (R-ID-02), Jimmy Panetta (D-CA-20), Doug LaMalfa (R-CA-01), and Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL-25) introduced the Farm Workforce Modernization Act to provide a compromise solution for American agriculture.

October 17, 2019 Press Release
"Our Advancing Gun Safety Technology Act will encourage innovators to bring products to the market that help keep our communities safe."
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October 11, 2019 Press Release
"Had the rule gone into effect as planned on October 15, it would have harmed the public health of the nation."
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October 10, 2019 Press Release
"The Trump campaign and White House have welcomed and repeatedly solicited foreign assistance for his political activities. This behavior is unacceptable."
October 4, 2019 Press Release
"This Administration’s purported justification for terminating DACA is wrong as a matter of law and history, and the Supreme Court must join us on the right side of history."
September 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement:

"A formal impeachment inquiry should be undertaken in the House of Representatives.

September 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representatives Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Jim Sensenbrenner (R- WI) today introduced the bipartisan Bankruptcy Venue Reform Act of 2019 to ensure that the employees, small businesses, and local communities that are most impacted by a Chapter 11 bankruptcy are able to fully and fairly participate in proceedings.

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In The News

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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