Washington, DC – Today marks the one-year anniversary of President Barack Obama’s announcement of the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) policy and the expansion of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
Rep. Ruben Gallego issued the following statement:
“Today, Republican leaders in the House brought forward a misguided bill to drastically alter our nation’s refugee laws. While we are still uncovering the facts about the senseless violence in Paris, we must not rush to make permanent policy changes that turn our backs on those escaping violence and torture in their home countries.
Washington, DC – On Thursday, Nov. 19, members of the House Democratic Caucus joined public interest groups and progressive organizations to call on House Leadership to reject divisive policy riders in the FY 2016 Omnibus and to bring a clean spending bill to the floor.
Washington, DC – In the aftermath of the attacks in Paris, there has been an uptick in anti-refugee sentiment, and some Republicans have even proposed that the United States end refugee resettlement altogether.
Congressman Ruben Gallego issued the following statement:
Washington, DC – Congressman Ruben Gallego announced today his office is seeking a Wounded Warrior fellow to serve as an Intake Case Worker in his Phoenix, Arizona Congressional Office. Primary responsibilities of the position will include processing constituents with casework issues and communicating with constituents who contact the office.
Washington, DC –Rep. Ruben Gallego and four cosponsors announced that they will introduce the Delivering Opportunities for Care and Services (DOCS) for Veterans Act to improve medical services and care for our nation’s veterans.
Washington, DC – The Air Force announced Tuesday that it is considering delaying the retirement of the A-10 Warthog aircraft.
Rep. Ruben Gallego released the following statement:
Washington, DC – Today Rep. Ruben Gallego and 14 cosponsors introduced the FAA Community Accountability Act to give local communities a say in the Federal Aviation Administration’s decision-making process regarding flight paths.
Washington, DC – The Department of Transportation announced today that the City of Phoenix’s Grand Canal Bike and Pedestrian Improvements Project has been awarded a $10.3 million grant by the department’s National Infrastructure Investments or TIGER VII Discretionary Grant Program.
Washington, DC – Congressman Ruben Gallego signed up as a co-sponsor to H.R. 3785, a bill introduced by Congressman Joaquin Castro (D-TX) that would remove the offensive and arcane language characterizing immigrants as “aliens” from federal law and agency documentation.