More on Immigration
November 19, 2017 In The News
Following a campaign in which Donald Trump offended many immigrant communities with his harsh rhetoric and promise of a crackdown along the border with Mexico, members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus hoped John F. Kelly would be an administration official with whom they could have a good working relationship.
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...
October 8, 2017 Press Release
SAN PEDRO, Calif—Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-San Pedro) issued the following statement after President Trump released his immigration principles Sunday evening: “These principles are a slap in the face to Dreamers everywhere who hoped Trump would stop treating them like bargaining chips."
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...
September 27, 2017 Video
September 27, 2017 Video
September 19, 2017 In The News
La cancelación del Programa de Acción Diferida fue una traición a nuestras comunidades. Fue una traición a casi un millón de jóvenes que confiaron en el país que los vio crecer; creyeron que por fin podrían salir de la oscuridad sin temor. Fue una traición a millones de familias, incluyendo la mía, porque soy familiar de un dreamer. ... LEER MÁS
September 6, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-San Pedro) issued this statement informing Dreamers in her district and in California about the new deadlines and restrictions they face in renewing their Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) grant: “It pains me to say so, but until Congress can restore DACA protections, Dreamers must take steps to protect themselves and learn about how the federal government has changed the program. Dreamers are the best of our immigrant youth. I will fight to restore the program.”
September 5, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-San Pedro) put out the following statement following Trump' administration's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program: “Today’s announcement by Attorney General Jeff Sessions ending the DACA program was disgusting and heartbreaking. It continues to show the lack of compassion and cruelty the administration has for our immigrant communities." ...READ MORE