More on Immigration
The Southern California Congress members say their offices have been getting flooded with calls since Immigration and Customs Enforcement began housing detainees at the federal prison in Victorville two months ago. They came to see the conditions themselves.
“I think part of the problem is they don’t have enough staff to take care of the problems that exist,” said Rep. Grace Napolitano.
(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) visited an Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)-funded facility in Los Angeles County, which houses unaccompanied immigrant children who have been separated from their parents. Napolitano was joined by fellow Southern California Democrats, Reps. Judy Chu (CA-27), Mark Takano (CA-41), and Raul Ruiz (CA-36).
(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) issued the following statement on the Trump administration’s continued trauma-inflicting policy of forcibly separating immigrant children from their parents at the border:
(WASHINGTON, DC) Yesterday, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) signed a bipartisan discharge petition to force a vote on the House floor to protect Dreamers.
(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) cosponsored the bipartisan “Queen-of-the-Hill” rule, H.Res.774, to allow a House floor debate on four DACA solution measures. Led by Reps. Jeff Denham (R-CA-10), Pete Aguilar (D-CA-31), and Will Hurd (R-TX-23), H.Res.774 now has the support of 50 Republicans and 190 Democrats for a total of 240 cosponsors, easily surpassing the 218 votes needed to pass the measure through the House.
(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) condemned the U.S. Department of Commerce’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, issuing the following statement:
(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) released the following statement after the Supreme Court announced it would decline to hear UC Regents v. DHS, the California case that resulted in an injunction temporarily reinstating DACA renewals:
(EL MONTE, CA) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano released the following statement after the White House published their immigration proposals:
“President Trump repeatedly told DREAMers not to worry, that they would be taken care of, and that he would show them great heart. These were false assurances then, and his promise to work toward a permanent solution for DACA doesn’t mean a thing now.