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February 11, 2019 Press Release
Zoe Lofgren released a statement regarding the detention of She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, professionally known as “21 Savage”
February 7, 2019 Press Release
Zoe Lofgren, Ken Buck, and 112 bipartisan members introduced the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act – a bill to reform the legal immigration system by eliminating per-country percentage limits that cause backlogs in the employment-based green card system.
January 31, 2019 Press Release
Zoe Lofgren released a letter to California Attorney General Xavier Becerra signed by the Santa Clara County Congressional Delegation in support of the County's efforts to purchase the O'Connor and Saint Louise hospitals.
January 24, 2019 Press Release
Zoe Lofgren, Chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship, today issued a statement regarding news reports that the Trump Administration will begin illegally sending asylum applicants across the border to Mexico while they wait for their immigration hearing.
January 17, 2019 Press Release
Zoe Lofgren, Chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship, issued a statement after the release of a Department of Health and Human Services Inspector General's report which found thousands more immigrant children were separated from their parents than previously reported, and it is unclear whether they have been reunified with their parents.
January 17, 2019 Press Release
Senator Dianne Feinstein and Representative Zoe Lofgren introduced legislation to shield farmworkers from deportation and put them on a path toward earned legal status and eventual citizenship.
January 9, 2019 Press Release
The House Democratic Caucus today approved House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s nomination of Zoe Lofgren to serve as Chair of the Committee on House Administration for the 116th Congress.
January 4, 2019 Press Release
Committee on House Administration Chairperson-designate Zoe Lofgren and the new House Democratic majority today introduced H.R. 1, the For the People Act, a sweeping package of pro-democracy and anticorruption reforms to put power back in the hands of the American people by ending the dominance of big money in politics; making it easier, not harder, to vote; and ensuring that politicians actually serve the public interest.
December 14, 2018 Press Release
Zoe Lofgren and Senior Democratic Members of Congress wrote to Department of Homeland Security Acting Inspector General John Kelly demanding answers following news of a 7-year-old girl who died last week while in the custody of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials. Trump administration officials have since refused to take responsibility for the child’s death.
November 20, 2018 Press Release
Jerrold Nadler and Zoe Lofgren issued the following joint statement in response to a federal judge halting President Trump's illegal proclamation denying asylum to immigrants fleeing violence and persecution in their home countries. In his order issued last night, Judge Jon S. Tigar noted that the President “may not rewrite the immigration laws to impose a condition that Congress has expressly forbidden.”


In The News

May 2, 2018 In The News

On the same day that President Donald Trump ordered the U.S. military to strike Syrian military facilities in response to the latest purported regime-ordered chemical attack, a large bipartisan group of lawmakers in the House of Representatives sent the president a letter in which they “strongly urge[d]” him to seek Congressional approval before acting.

April 24, 2018 In The News

Rep. Zoe Lofgren, the top Democrat on the House subcommittee on immigration, accused Trump of using the caravan to stir up hatred. "People who have a legitimate fear of persecution, under US law have a right to present their case," Lofgren told reporters Monday. "That's not a violation of immigration law. That's a part of immigration law."

April 13, 2018 In The News

Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are asking the FBI to explain what they called a “troubling” recent report that appears to show the agency failed to exhaust all technical possibilities before. . .


April 5, 2018 In The News

More than two dozen Bay Area business and civic leaders recently spent a busy two days in Washington, D.C., with the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce to make their voices heard on issues important to their businesses and our city.

March 25, 2018 In The News

Thousands of students, parents, teachers and allied community members on Saturday endured the rain for the San Jose March for Our Lives rally against gun violence. The local demonstration was one of more than 800 protests nationwide, which collectively drew more than a million people in a call to reform U.S. gun laws.

March 23, 2018 In The News

Buyers beware. The biggest losers in President Trump’s tech tariff war will be consumers

March 20, 2018 In The News

The news that the personal data of some 50 million Facebook users may have been used to boost Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign has California politicians roaring that something must be done, but solutions are in short supply.

March 16, 2018 In The News

When Rep. Zoe Lofgren was a staffer forty years ago, articles of impeachment were flying. Still, she thinks Congress is more chaotic now.

March 6, 2018 In The News

For generations, hikers, bicyclists and motorists looking for a sweeping view have ventured up the Bay Area’s most distinctive and popular peaks.