More on Immigration
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.
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:
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.
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.