Rep. Ruben Gallego issued the following statement regarding the Department of Homeland Security’s new immigration enforcement guidelines:
“These new guidelines tell us one thing: the Trump administration is willing to go after just about any member of the immigrant community. Last week, ICE arrested a DACA recipient and continues to hold him in custody without showing sufficient cause for his detention.
Washington D.C. - Rep. Ruben Gallego issued the following statement regarding the Department of Homeland Security memo that suggests using 100,000 members of the National Guard to carry out President Trump’s deportation plans:
“The men and women of the U.S. National Guard sign up to defend our nation and the ideals it represents, not to be an extension of Donald Trump’s propaganda. It’s shameful that the Trump administration would use our National Guard to distract from the questions surrounding his campaign’s past relationship with Russia and the growing calls for an investigation from members of both parties.
Rep. Ruben Gallego issued the following statement regarding the arrest and detention of Dreamer and DACA recipient Daniel Ramirez Medina:
“The arrest of Daniel Ramirez Medina confirms what we have all suspected: the Trump administration is indiscriminately targeting undocumented immigrants, including Dreamers, in raids across the country. Daniel Ramirez Medina should be released immediately.
Today Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) and Rep. Ted Lieu (CA-33) issued a joint statement calling on President Donald Trump to fire his National Security Advisor, General Michael Flynn:
“General Michael Flynn sought to undermine the foreign policy of a sitting American President. And then he lied – repeatedly and egregiously – about his actions. Donald Trump should fire Michael Flynn immediately.
Rep. Rubén Gallego hizo la siguiente declaración sobre la reciente detención de Guadalupe García de Rayos, una residente de Phoenix y madre de dos adolescentes ciudadanos estadounidenses:
"La deportación de la Sra. Rayos sería una tragedia para su familia joven. Donald Trump está separando cruelmente a una madre y a un sostén de la familia de sus hijos estadounidenses.
Rep. Ruben Gallego issued the following statement regarding the recent detention of Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos, a Phoenix resident and mother of two teenage American citizens:
“The deportation of Ms. Rayos would be a tragedy for her young family. Donald Trump is cruelly ripping a mother and a breadwinner away from her American citizen children.
Rep. Ruben Gallego issued the following statement regarding this week’s expected vote on Rep. Tom Price’s nomination as Secretary of Health and Human Services:
“Tom Price is cut from the same cloth as Donald Trump. When facing the choice of either looking out for the American people or padding their own bottom lines, Trump and Price will always stick it to the American people.
Washington, D.C.—Today Congressman Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) was renamed a Vice-Chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus. As a Vice-Chair, Rep. Gallego will assist the Co-Chairs in their push to promote and protect LGBT equality in Congress.
Washington D.C. - Rep. Ruben Gallego issued the following statement regarding the expected vote later this week on Senator Jeff Sessions’ nomination as Attorney General:
“Jeff Sessions was selected by a bigoted President not in spite of—but because of—his bigoted record over three decades in public life.
Congressman Ruben Gallego issued the following statement: