Entries Tagged as 'Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard'

DREAM Act Reintroduced in Congress

May 11th, 2011 · No Comments

Today the DREAM Act was reintroduced in the House and the Senate, but this immigration legislation faces a steeper climb in the current congress. Harry Reid and Dick Durbin introduced it in the Senate, and in the House, Reps. Berman, Roybal-Allard, and Ros-Lehtinen introduced the lower chamber’s version. Notably absent from co-sponsoring in the Senate […]

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Tags: Education · Immigration · Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard

Seneca: Latinos and The Federal Reserve

May 1st, 2010 · 7 Comments

The only other agency of the federal government where Latinos have not become commonly employed nor have an appointed presence on the governing boards besides the intelligence community is the Federal Reserve System and its myriad components. At the national level, the Fed’s Board of Governors has only seven members appointed by the president and […]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Congressional Hispanic Caucus · Congressman Joe Baca · Economics · Government Accountability · Rep. Albio Sires · Rep. Charles A. Gonzalez · Rep. Ciro Rodriguez · Rep. Ed Pastor · Rep. Grace Napolitano · Rep. Henry Cuellar · Rep. John Salazar · Rep. Jose Serrano · Rep. Lincoln Diaz Balart · Rep. Linda Sanchez · Rep. Loretta Sanchez · Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard · Rep. Luis Gutierrez · Rep. Mario Diaz Balart · Rep. Nydia Velazquez · Rep. Raul Grijalva · Rep. Ruben Hinojosa · Rep. Silvestre Reyes · Rep. Solomon Ortiz · Rep. Xavier Becerra · Sen. Robert Menendez · Seneca

More Deaths in Immigrant Detention

August 18th, 2009 · 16 Comments

Another troubling article came out today regarding immigrant detention. Yesterday, immigration officials said that they discovered the records of 10 previously unreported deaths in ICE custody. More specifically, these unreported deaths involved eight men from Cuba, one from Mexico, and one from Ecuador. For me, the fact that these deaths were not apparent in a previous Freedom of Information […]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Department of Homeland Security · Detention · Immigration · Rep. Loretta Sanchez · Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard