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...
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 25, 2017 Press Release
CARSON, Calif.—Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-San Pedro) released the following statement about her annual free senior health fair, held in the Carson Community Center. More than 60 organizations joined the fair to provide free healthcare services and to lend seniors assistance.
August 18, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-San Pedro), Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), and Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance) are urging Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke to protect the Pacific Ocean from dangerous activities by the oil and gas industry. In a letter cosigned by 36 of their colleagues, the members say Zinke should exclude all new Pacific Ocean lease sales from any future offshore drilling plan.
August 17, 2017 Press Release
SAN PEDRO, Calif.—Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-San Pedro) today issued this statement about the Rancho Liquefied Petroleum Gas facility located in close proximity to hundreds of San Pedro homes and the Port of LA: "Our community is home to one of the largest above-ground butane gas facilities in the nation. These types of facilities pose a danger to their neighborhoods when they’re located in urban areas."
"President Trump's recent executive order suppresses public comment on potentially harmful major projects, and his totally inadequate review process will put our environment even more at risk for the sake of corporate profits. As sea levels rise, and as floods and extreme storms become more common, it will become ever more necessary that we acknowledge and plan for those realities."
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.