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  • Carbajal Presenta Nuevo Proyecto de Ley para Bloquear la Creación de una Oficina de Desnaturalización
    Posted in Press Releases on July 20, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Washington, DC - Hoy, el representante Carbajal y los copresidentes del Caucus Nuevos Americanos, Repr. Adriano Espaillat (D-NY) y Repr. Norma Torres (D-CA) presentaron en proyecto de ley H.R. 7670, Ley de Defensa de los Nuevos Americanos, que prohibiría el uso de fondos federales para establecer una oficina de desnaturalización dentro del Departamento de Justicia. El Departamento de Justicia ha usado históricamente procedimientos de desnaturalización con moderación, centrándose en presuntos cri... Read more

  • Carbajal, Costa, all Hispanic Caucus members call on congressional leadership to protect farmworkers during coronavirus crisis
    Posted in Press Releases on April 16, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress, Health, Immigration

    Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24), Rep. Jim Costa (CA-16) and every member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) are calling on congressional leadership to include protection and financial assistance for farmworkers in future legislation to slow the spread of coronavirus. Farmworkers are essential frontline workers and our nation’s food supply is dependent on their well-being. In a letter sent to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, House Minority Leader Kevin McCar... Read more

  • Carbajal, Bipartisan Members Introduce Farm Workforce Modernization Act
    Posted in Press Releases on October 31, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and Economic Development, Immigration

    Watch Carbajal’s full remarks here. Yesterday, Rep. Salud Carbajal joined a bipartisan group of House members to introduce the Farm Workforce Modernization Act. This bill has the initial support of 24 Democrats and 21 Republicans, and provides lasting reforms to our immigration system that address workforce shortage in the agriculture industry. "My father was a farmworker, I spent summers working with him in the fields and I know firsthand how important the labor of those who harvest our food i... Read more

  • Rep. Carbajal to CA-24 Residents: Know Your Rights
    Posted in Press Releases on July 12, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Full video available here. As news broke of potential nationwide Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids this weekend, Rep. Salud Carbajal encouraged his constituents and people across the nation to know their rights at a press conference today. “What I will tell my community, my district and communities across the country is: Know your rights. Conozcan sus derechos,” Said Rep. Carbajal. “No tienen que abrir la puerta sin [una] orden judicial. No tienen que firmar ningún documento. Tien... Read more

  • Rosen, Carbajal Demand Answers from Administration on False Claims about Family Reunification
    Posted in Press Releases on May 10, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar regarding recently unearthed documentation detailing the Administration’s willful deception of Members of Congress and the American people on their plans and capacity to reunite separated immigrant families, as well as requesting detailed information on medica... Read more

  • Carbajal Takes Legislative Action to End DHS Family Separation Policy
    Posted in Press Releases on June 19, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) and 190 House Democrats introduced the Keep Families Together Act, H.R. 6135, to stop the Trump Administration from separating immigrant children from their families at the border as a result of their ‘zero tolerance’ policy. This is the House companion to the legislation introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) earlier this month. H.R. 6135 promotes family unity by prohibiting Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials from separating children... Read more

  • Carbajal Signs Bipartisan Discharge Petition to Force a Vote to Protect DACA Recipients
    Posted in Press Releases on May 18, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) announced he signed a bipartisan discharge petition to force a long-overdue vote on the House Floor to protect America’s DACA recipients, including the estimated 7,200 eligible DACA recipients on the Central Coast. “DACA recipients on the Central Coast are living in a perpetual state of uncertainty while court rulings have temporarily allowed DACA renewals to continue,” said Carbajal. “This bipartisan action sends a strong message to Republican House leadership... Read more

  • Carbajal Joins Bipartisan Group Calling on Speaker for Immigration Vote
    Posted in Press Releases on February 8, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Washington, DC – This week, Rep. Carbajal (CA-24) joined forty-eight members of the evenly divided, bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus calling on Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, to allow an open debate on a bill to protect Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients and to bring legislation to the floor for a vote. “As time runs out for the nearly 700,000 dreamers protected by DACA, Congress must act to find a solution for these hardworking young people,” said Carbajal. “Many of my R... Read more

  • Carbajal To Host Immigration Forum With USCIS at SBCC
    Posted in Press Releases on October 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Santa Barbara – On Saturday, October 14th Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) will host an immigration forum with immigration experts, including representatives from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). “There is an increased sense of uncertainty in our communities, particularly when it comes to our immigration laws,” said Rep. Carbajal. “The immigrant community has undergone direct threats from this Administration, including the President’s recent decision to rescind the DACA... Read more

  • Rep. Carbajal Statement on Trump Administration Termination of DACA
    Posted in Press Releases on September 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) released the following statement today as the Trump Administration announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program with a six-month delay: “DACA has given nearly 800,000 young people a shot at the American Dream, allowing them to come forward, live, work, and learn in the United States legally and without fear of deportation. This includes the over 9,000 students, entrepreneurs, and military members eligible for... Read more

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