Mobile Menu - OpenMobile Menu - Closed

Connect

Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán

Representing the 44th District of California

Immigration

More on Immigration

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 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
September 3, 2017 Press Release
SAN PEDRO, Calif.—Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-San Pedro) put out a statement following media reports that President Trump will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA): “The news the president is ending DACA is heartbreaking for Dreamers everywhere and for me personally. DACA recipients merely want a chance to succeed and to give back to the only country they call home. Dreamers shouldn’t spend the next six months in constant fear about their future. READ MORE..."
August 15, 2017 Press Release
LOS ANGELES, CALIF.— Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-San Pedro) today issued the following statement on the fifth anniversary of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). “This morning I stood with Dreamers in downtown Los Angeles to defend and advocate for the continuation of DACA. DACA has allowed them come out of the shadows, it has transformed their lives and granted them an opportunity to be here. I told them it’s urgent that we stand up, that we continue to be vocal against attempts to end this program. DACA protections are vital and should not be stripped away."
July 28, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-San Pedro) has co-sponsored legislation that would resolve the immigration status of 800,000 young Americans enrolled in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.The American Hope Act of 2017 offers a pathway to citizenship to DREAMers—the young people who are studying, working and contributing to our society and who have greatly benefited from DACA.