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Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal

Representing the 7th District of Washington

Immigration

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October 18, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal released the following statement in response to decisions by U.S. District Court Judges Derrick Watson of Hawaii and Theodore D. Chuang of Maryland to temporarily block the Trump administration’s Muslim Ban 3.0 from taking effect.
October 16, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) and Congressman Adam Smith (WA-09) convened local stakeholders in support of the Dignity for Detained Immigrants Act.
October 10, 2017 Press Release
In a letter, led by Representatives Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Ruben Kihuen (NV-04) and Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08), members of Congress are demanding the Trump administration terminate efforts to surveil and collect social media data on immigrants and American citizens.
October 9, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement in response to the Trump administration's latest immigration policy proposal.
October 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Adam Smith (WA-09) and Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) introduced the Dignity for Detained Immigrants Act, legislation to reform the systemic problems in our immigration detention system. Our current system is inhumane, unjust, and driven by private, for-profit corporations like The GEO Group, which operates the Northwest Detention Center located in Tacoma, Washington.

September 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:

August 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Fifty-three members of the United States House and Senate are calling out Attorney General Jeff Sessions for holding critical violence prevention funds used by American cities hostage to the Trump Administration’s extreme immigration agenda. 

August 2, 2017 Press Release

SEATTLE – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement in response to President Trump’s announcement unveiling the latest version of the RAISE Act:

“President Trump is attempting to nail shut America’s door to the rest of the world. This bill is a callous attack on immigrants rooted in falsehoods perpetuated by a far-right agenda that has all but taken over the Republican party.