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June 13, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, in a press conference at the U.S. Capitol, Rep. Zoe Lofgren—Chair of the House Judiciary's Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship—joined Democrats to announce legislation that would help save lives and improve the conditions of migrant children and families in U.S. custody at the southern border. Rep. Lofgren was joined today by Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D.

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June 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif) and the House of Representatives voted to pass the Dream Act of 2019, legislation that protects "Dreamers"—undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children—from deportation.

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May 23, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif) and the House Judiciary Committee voted to pass the Dream Act of 2019, legislation that protects "Dreamers"—many of whom are undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children—from deportation.

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May 8, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif) and the House Judiciary Democratic Majority voted to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to comply with the Committee’s subpoena for the full, unredacted report prepared by Special Counsel Robert Muller and the underlying evidence related to the Special Counsel’s investigation.

April 18, 2019 Press Release

SAN JOSE, CAToday, U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee, issued the following statement regarding the release of the report written by Special Counsel Robert Mueller:

March 8, 2019 Press Release
Today, after Zoe Lofgren managed floor debate for three days, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1, the For the People Act, a sweeping reform bill to clean up corruption in Washington, make it easier to vote, and give every day Americans more power in our democracy by a 234 – 193 vote.
March 1, 2019 Press Release
Zoe Lofgren (D-San Jose), Anna G. Eshoo (D-Palo Alto), Ro Khanna (D-Santa Clara), and Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel) applauded the closure of the bankruptcy sale of the O’Connor and Saint Louise hospitals to Santa Clara County.
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February 27, 2019 Press Release
Today, by a 6-3 vote, the Committee on House Administration passed H.R. 1, the For the People Act, to clean up corruption in Washington, make it easier to vote, and give every day Americans more power in our democracy.
February 11, 2019 Press Release
Zoe Lofgren released a statement regarding the detention of She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, professionally known as “21 Savage”
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June 17, 2019 In The News

Two Vietnamese brothers who were denied temporary visas to donate bone marrow to their dying brother in San Jose may get a second chance to travel to the United States.

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June 13, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — “Do we love law enforcement or what?” President Donald Trump asked a cheering crowd during his “Make America Great Again” political rally Oct. 12 in Lebanon, Ohio.

“Thank you, law enforcement!” the president later told officers, who he called “heroes.”

June 11, 2019 In The News

Only one House Democrat was on Capitol Hill the two times in modern U.S. history when Congress moved to impeach a president — and Rep. Zoe Lofgren says she’s not eager to go through it again.

June 11, 2019 In The News

The Justice Department agreed to turn over more underlying documents from Mueller's report to Congress on the same day that Nixon's former White House Counsel testified about the parallels between Nixon's and Trump's misconduct. Lawrence O'Donnell discusses with Rep.

June 11, 2019 In The News

Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) says that Mueller is not a fact witness, but he could answer questions about what was meant by certain aspects of the report.

June 11, 2019 In The News

Thanks to a quirk in the rulebook, Democratic hopes of banishing statues of former Confederate figures from the Capitol rest with one person: GOP Sen. Roy Blunt, chair of the Joint Committee on the Library.

June 11, 2019 In The News

Two Vietnamese brothers who petitioned to travel to the United States to donate bone marrow to their dying brother in San Jose were denied temporary visas by the U.S. government, according to the family.

“We don’t know what to do,” said Trinh Colisao, 33, whose father, Tu Le, has an aggressive form of blood cancer. “At this point we’re just hoping to get his story out.”

June 11, 2019 In The News

The 2020 election faces few campaign finance guardrails as the main enforcer of funding limits remains paralyzed by partisan rifts on how aggressively to enforce the law.

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June 11, 2019 In The News

Legislation to provide legal status to millions of undocumented immigrants passed the House on a vote of 237 to 187.

The Dream and Promise Act (H.R. 6), introduced in March by Democratic Reps. Lucille Roybal-Allard (Calif.), Nydia Velazquez (N.Y.), and Yvette Clarke (N.Y.), would legalize more than 2 million young, undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children.

June 11, 2019 In The News

Friday on MSNBC, Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) said it is “very questionable,” if President Donald Trump has the authority to put tariffs on Mexico using a “40-year-old bill that requires a finding of unusual and extraordinary threat.”

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