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Reps. Panetta, Jayapal Introduce the Immigrant Witness and Victim Protection Act to Protect Immigrant Survivors of Crime

Bill Would Protect Undocumented Immigrant Victims and Witnesses Working with Law Enforcement to Prosecute Criminals  Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) and Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) introduced the Immigrant Witness and Victim Protection Act, to remove barriers for…
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Washington State Delegation Blasts Trump Administration Rule that Would Strip Food Assistance Benefits from More than 175,000 Washingtonians

New Trump Administration rule would eliminate Washington state’s ability to offer Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits to more than 60,000 children, 15,000 elderly individuals The move would make more than 35,000 households ineligible for food assistance, negatively impacting these…
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Jayapal Statement on Trump Administration’s Attempts to Undermine Flores Settlement

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) issued the following statement regarding the Trump Administration’s proposal to withdraw from the Flores Settlement Agreement,  a critically important long-standing policy that protects immigrant children.  The administration’s proposed rule would expand the…
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