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August 20, 2020 Press Release
"We urge you to welcome to our country individuals and families permanently displaced by this disaster."
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August 11, 2020 Press Release
"Protecting public health and protecting individuals from persecution are not mutually exclusive. The United States must do both."
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August 4, 2020 Press Release
"We urge you to recommend that the President modify Proclamation 10052 to exempt all health workers and researchers from the suspension on entry because they all serve the national interest."
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July 28, 2020 Press Release
"Rather than using the Supreme Court’s DACA decision as an opportunity to do what’s right, the Trump Administration has chosen to take a first step towards revoking DACA protections and placing Dreamers at risk of deportation."
July 24, 2020 Press Release
“Your Administration’s refusal to carry out the Court’s directive is an illegal usurpation of authority in violation of the separation of powers,”
July 22, 2020 Press Release
"The deployment of roving units of secret police under the control of the President is an absolute affront to the Bill of Rights."
July 21, 2020 Press Release
"The President’s memorandum violates the plain text of the Constitution, which requires that all 'persons' be counted in the census and that congressional apportionment be based on the 'whole number of persons' in each state."
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July 16, 2020 Press Release
"The Departments’ proposal creates a less inclusive, irregular, and inefficient asylum system."
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July 9, 2020 Press Release
"ICE's new policy is irrational and xenophobic, and risks the health of students, faculty, and staff."
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July 9, 2020 Press Release
"This will impede attempts by colleges and universities to respond effectively to the COVID-19 pandemic, thus endangering the health of students, teaching assistants, professors, and others."
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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."

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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.

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