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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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.
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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:
Rep. Waters’ Statement on Trump’s Vulgar Lies about Haitians
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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:
Rep. Maxine Waters: Shame on You, Donald Trump!
January 28, 2017
Los Angeles, CA – Today, 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:
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:
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:
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':