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September 23, 2021 Press Release
"DOD and the intelligence community have unique capabilities and assets we know can help better detect ignitions, track fire lines, and provide ongoing assessments of fires for the wildfire management and suppression community."
August 30, 2021 Press Release
"There is no question that the brave men and women who run toward danger instead of running away from it need up-to-date medical equipment to do their jobs and save lives."
August 27, 2021 Press Release
"Sirhan Sirhan not only murdered a man – he murdered hope for America. Our nation is still paying the price for his actions."
August 26, 2021 Press Release
"We mourn the U.S. military men and women who lost their lives. Their bravery and sacrifices must not be forgotten."
August 24, 2021 Press Release
"We must do more to ensure that those who served alongside our troops during periods of armed conflict receive the support and resources they need to not just live, but thrive, in the United States."
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August 23, 2021 Press Release
"In order for our government to engage with the leaders of Vietnam, we must insist that the Vietnamese government show a willingness to improve the conditions for personal freedoms there."
August 5, 2021 Press Release
"From his early days at the United Mine Workers of America to his decades-long leadership of the AFL-CIO, Mr. Trumka dedicated his life to the labor movement and the right to organize."
July 30, 2021 Press Release
“Cameroon—which is in the midst of multiple catastrophic armed conflicts—is clearly eligible for a TPS designation"
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July 26, 2021 Press Release
"Congress can make the U.S. more prosperous by passing bills like the LIKE Act that stimulate the economy, curb brain drain, and create jobs for American workers."
July 12, 2021 Press Release
"The Santa Clara County projects included in the Appropriations bills will make our community safer, more inclusive, more vibrant, and more resilient."

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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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