Press Releases

July 31, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a letter signed by 178 members of Congress today,  House Democrats called on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to end its controversial Family Detention Program.

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July 31, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.Two new federal grants were awarded to the San Jose State University Research Foundation for humanities research, announced U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) today.

July 23, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.During floor debate today, U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), called on the House of Representatives to "learn from the tragedy in San Francisco to come up with real solutions that would make our community safer" rather than using this tragedy as an excuse to push a political agenda.

July 23, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Congressional Progressive Caucus, along with Democratic Members of the House Judiciary Committee and support from the Congressional Tri-Caucuses, are holding a forum on Family Detention this Tuesday, July 28th at 2 PM in Rayburn 2226.

July 22, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – In the wake of the July 1 shooting of 32-year-old San Francisco resident Kathryn Steinle, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and U.S. Rep.

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July 16, 2015 Press Release

San Jose, California--Five years after the enactment of the Wall Street Reform Act which created the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the CFPB is working on rules to curb the abuses of the payday, car title and installment lending industry.

July 14, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Luis V. Gutiérrez (D- Ill.), Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-Calif.), and Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) today issued the following statement regarding an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announcement that some mothers and children seeking refuge at our borders will be released from detention facilities:

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June 29, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) issued the below statement following the Supreme Court's ruling today in Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission:

June 24, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – A group of eight House Democrats recounted a trip they took this week to visit two private family detention facilities in Texas used to hold mothers and children awaiting disposition of their asylum claims.

 

 

 

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