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January 15, 2020 Press Release
"It is with honor and determination that I accept this responsibility to fulfill my oath of office to hold the president accountable."
January 14, 2020 Press Release
Immigration and Citizenship Subcommittee Chair Lofgren & colleagues demand the Department of Homeland Security turns over any information regarding the development and execution of the Migrant Protection Protocols.
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January 7, 2020 Press Release
“We write to express our alarm about CBP reportedly holding large numbers of people of Iranian heritage in secondary inspection for up to 12 hours.”
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December 19, 2019 Press Release
"I congratulate Avi on his achievement in creating a technologically-savvy way to ensure the public focuses on facts."
December 18, 2019 Press Release
"The $425 million included in this year’s spending package is a welcome second installment toward securing our nation’s election infrastructure, but more can and should be done."
December 11, 2019 Press Release
"I urge the Senate to follow the House’s lead and swiftly pass the first-of-its-kind bipartisan immigration compromise in decades that improves America’s agricultural labor programs and laws."
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December 4, 2019 Press Release
"We now know that multiple federal prosecutors raised alarm bells that serious violent criminals were benefiting from the Administration’s obsession with the prosecution of asylum-seeking families."
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November 27, 2019 Press Release
"The Administration’s family separation policy has stained the legacy of our nation and will have lasting negative effects on those who were subjected to it."
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November 22, 2019 Press Release
"Investments like this help make Silicon Valley’s Airport safer and more effectual for travelers and first responders."
November 21, 2019 Press Release
"This momentous vote today in the Judiciary Committee moves our proposal forward so all Members can soon vote on the first-of-its-kind bipartisan immigration compromise in decades that improves America’s agricultural labor programs and laws."
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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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