Press Releases

May 28, 2020 Press Release
"The killings of Mr. Floyd, Mr. Arbery, and Ms. Taylor all illustrate the need for national evidence-based policing and training standards that promote safe and humane local, state, and federal law enforcement practices, as well as an increase in federal resources to incentivize reform."
May 28, 2020 Press Release
"It is deeply concerning that ICE appears to be interfering with ORR’s legal obligation to place children in the least restrictive settings appropriate for them, including placement with suitable sponsors."
May 28, 2020 Press Release
"It is especially galling that DHS would choose a time of global pandemic to target such vulnerable children, denying them access to basic due process protections and a meaningful chance to have their cases reopened and appropriately considered."
May 27, 2020 Press Release
"I am voting for the FISA reauthorization bill today that includes the Lee-Leahy amendment that improves privacy protections by increasing the use of the amici curiae and broadening their access to information."
May 26, 2020 Press Release
Bipartisan Lofgren-Davidson Amendment Prohibits Government Collection of Americans’ Internet Activity Without a Warrant
"After extensive bicameral, bipartisan deliberations, there will be a vote to include a final significant reform to Section 215 that protects Americans’ civil liberties."
May 21, 2020 Press Release
"The Administration must stop using this public health crisis as a means for implementing unlawful and inhumane immigration policies."
May 20, 2020 Press Release
"The Lofgren-Davidson amendment would prohibit the collection of Americans’ internet search history and web browsing data without a warrant."
May 19, 2020 Press Release
Bicameral letter also calls on Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to guarantee that communications with attorneys are confidential and unsupervised by detention center staff
"Crowded, unsanitary conditions in ICE detention put nearly 30,000 detainees, and detention center staff, at especially high risk of COVID-19 infection."
May 15, 2020 Press Release
"During this unique and difficult time for our nation, I support The Heroes Act to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and the related economic catastrophe."
May 13, 2020 Press Release
“Together, the Lee-Leahy & Wyden-Daines amendments would dramatically improve privacy protections”
"Together, the amendments proposed by Senators Lee and Leahy and Senators Wyden and Daines would dramatically improve privacy protections, and we encourage Senators to support Americans’ Fourth Amendment rights by passing these amendments."