More on Immigration
(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act:
(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) joined over 200 of her colleagues in introducing H.R. 6, the Dream and Promise Act, to protect Dreamers, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders, and those covered by Deferred Enforced Departure (DED), allowing them to fully contribute to our communities while providing a pathway to citizenship.
(BALDWIN PARK, CA) Yesterday, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) held a free immigration clinic with California State Senator Dr. Ed Hernandez (SD-22) and California Assemblywoman Blanca Rubio (AD-48) at St. John the Baptist Church in Baldwin Park to help guide people through the immigration and naturalization process. More than 150 people met with immigration experts and representatives from agencies at the annual event.
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: