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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."
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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."
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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
"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."
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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
"Crowded, unsanitary conditions in ICE detention put nearly 30,000 detainees, and detention center staff, at especially high risk of COVID-19 infection."
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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 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."

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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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