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Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Representing the 43rd District of California

Immigration

 

Therefore, as a member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security and International Law, I will continue to work to create a comprehensive immigration plan that balances national security needs with an effective plan that provides a path to citizenship for those who meet stringent requirements.

 

 

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December 15, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Waters Statement on the Death of a 7-year-old in Trump Administration Custody

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) issued a statement on the death of a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl, Jakelin Caal Maquin, who died of dehydration and shock after being taken into custody by Trump administration U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents.

June 20, 2018 Press Release

Waters Condemns Donald Trump’s Policy of Separating Children from their Parents at the Border

Co-Sponsors Bi-cameral Legislation to End Family Separation

March 28, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Waters Announces FY2018 Appropriations Letters & Omnibus Accomplishments

 

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement on the passage of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Act, which provides substantial federal funding increases to many of her legislative priorities through September 30, 2018, the end of the current fiscal year:  

 

January 12, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Waters’ Statement on Trump’s Vulgar Lies about Haitians

September 5, 2017 Press Release

Rep. Waters to DACA Recipients: We will Fight this Together​

WASHINGTON Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement after it was announced that President Trump will end DACA in six months:

January 28, 2017 Press Release

Rep. Maxine Waters: Shame on You, Donald Trump!

 

January 28, 2017

 

Los Angeles, CAToday, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, issued the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s ban on immigrants from certain predominantly Muslim countries:

 

May 5, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Waters Celebrates Cinco de Mayo and Recognizes Contributions of Mexican Americans to Our Nation

 

May 5, 2015

 

Los Angeles, CA – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement today in celebration of Cinco de Mayo: 

 

March 12, 2012 Press Release

Last week, the House Judiciary Committee approved legislation in response to the rising number of smugglers' tunnels found along the US-Mexico border. H.R. 4119, "The Border Tunnel Prevention Act of 2012" would expand existing law by making it a crime to conspire to build, use, or finance a border tunnel.  The legislation would also authorize the use of wiretapping to investigate and prosecute those conspiring to build such tunnels.  In expressing support for the legislation, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) delivered the following remarks:

March 1, 2011 Committee Remark

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), a senior member of the Judiciary Committee, delivered the following opening remarks during an Immigration Subcommittee hearing on 'Making Immigration Work for American Minorities':

September 15, 2010 Press Release
Hispanic Heritage Month 2010

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