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Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán

Representing the 44th District of California

Homeland Security

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November 15, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-San Pedro) and Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-San Jose) today introduced the Safe Emergency Response Act. The legislation would require Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to suspend immigration enforcement operations in areas affected by a major disaster or emergency. READ MORE...
November 8, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-San Pedro) today called for the House Committee on Homeland Security to hold a hearing on the threat of homegrown terrorism in a letter to Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-Texas). The request comes after recent shootings in Las Vegas, Nevada, and Sutherland, Texas. READ MORE
October 30, 2017 Event
***TIME UPDATE: HEARING NOW BEGINS AT 1 P.M. PT*** | SAN PEDRO, Calif.—On Monday, Oct. 30 at 1:30 p.m., the House Committee on Homeland Security will hold a bipartisan field hearing at the Port of Los Angeles on maritime port security. The Committee will receive testimony from representatives from the Department of Homeland Security, the Port of Los Angeles, the Port of Long Beach, and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union.
October 23, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-San Pedro) issued the following statement after the House approved H.R. 3551, the “C-TPAT Reauthorization Act of 2017”: “Today, the House took steps to continue and improve the C-TPAT program and ensure that America’s ports of entry can continue transporting cargo through our borders, quickly and securely." Read more...
October 6, 2017 Press Release
SAN PEDRO, Calif.—Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-San Pedro) issued the following statement after Immigration and Customs Enforcement today threatened to conduct mass arrests in California: “ICE is overstepping its authority in a clear act of retaliation by an administration intent on deporting as many people as it can." Read more...
October 4, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán released the following statement after the House Homeland Security Committee approved H.R. 3548, a border security bill that includes $10 billion dollars for Trump’s border wall.
September 12, 2017 Video

Proud to speak in favor of HR 2470, which will help the Port of LA improve its defenses against threats to shipping, cybersecurity, and infrastructure. The bill, which passed by voice vote, requires the Department of Homeland Security to publish an annual assessment of terrorist activities and tactics. Proud to represent America’s Port.

September 11, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-San Pedro) issued this statement commemorating the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks: “Each Sept. 11, we observe the anniversary of the horrific terrorist attacks launched against our nation—now sixteen years ago this morning." READ MORE...
June 16, 2017 Press Release

Nanette Díaz Barragán (CA-44) publico la siguiente declaración tras las decisiones del Departamento de Seguridad Nacional para continuar el programa de Acción Diferida por Llegadas de Niñez (DACA) y para revocar el programa de la Acción Diferida para Padres de Americanos y Residentes (DAPA).

“Después de una noche de bipartidismo en el Juego de Béisbol del Congreso me alegró ver que el espíritu continúa con la decisión de mantener DACA presente, para que los Dreamers puedan seguir viviendo y trabajando en el país que ellos llaman su hogar.