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Rosen Asks DHS Secretary About Status of DACA Applications, Protections for Applicants in Wake of Court Ruling

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned Alejandro Mayorkas, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), about the current state of the DACA program in the wake of a federal judicial ruling that halted the program, the status of DACA applications submitted before the ruling, and protections for applicants. A transcript of the Senator’s exchange can be found...

Rosen Statement on DACA Judicial Decision

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), released the following statement on yesterday’s judicial decision regarding DACA: 

 

“Yesterday’s judicial decision threatens the rights of Dreamers to live, work, learn, and contribute to their communities right here in the United States, their home. I want to take this moment to reiterate my support for comprehensive immigration reform that includes a pathway to citizenship for immigrants in our country,” said Senator Rosen. “It is...

Rosen Attends Meeting with Salvadoran Consul General to Discuss Issues Impacting Nevada’s Salvadoran Community

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement after meeting with Salvadoran Consul General Tirso Alberto Sermeño Alvarez. 

“The Consul General and I had a productive meeting,” said Senator Rosen. “We discussed the important work he has done over the past decade, to support the Salvadoran community in Nevada and the obstacles and issues currently impacting them. Additionally, several thousand TPS holders in Nevada are from El Salvador, and the Consul...

Rosen Commemorates 9th Anniversary of DACA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), released the following statement commemorating the 9th anniversary of the creation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

“The DACA program provides vital protections and opportunities to hundreds of thousands of Dreamers, across our nation and in Nevada. DACA ensures that Dreamers can attend college, fully contribute to our economy, serve in the military, and much more. DACA recipients contribute to our society...

Rosen, Colleagues Urge Biden Administration to Utilize TPS to Protect Vulnerable Populations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), joined colleagues in a bicameral letter to President Biden and U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas urging the Biden Administration to use the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program broadly and boldly to safeguard vulnerable people.

“We respectfully request that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in...

During Senate Hearing, Rosen Speaks to DHS Secretary Mayorkas About Protecting Unaccompanied Children, Keeping Families Together at U.S. Southern Border

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Alejandro Mayorkas about Customs and Border Protection (CBP) custody conditions for children, NGO access to CBP facilities where migrant children are housed, resources to address the trauma experienced by unaccompanied children, the future of Title 42 and its impact on family...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Protect Dreamer Confidentiality Act to Safeguard Dreamers’ Private Information

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced her co-sponsorship of the Protect Dreamer Confidentiality Act, legislation to safeguard the private information—such as addresses and telephone numbers—of young immigrants protected under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), also known as Dreamers. This legislation would protect Dreamers to ensure that they are not targeted for deportation by protecting DACA application information from being disclosed to U.S....

Rosen Helps Introduce Legislation to Safeguard Immigrant Children

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), announced her original co-sponsorship of the Protection of Kids in Detention (PROKID) Act, legislation that would provide additional oversight to ensure the safety of immigrant children in government custody, as well as enact measures for transparency and accountability.

“I’m proud to support this legislation that will provide much-needed oversight to...

Rosen Co-Sponsors the U.S. Citizenship Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), announced her co-sponsorship of the U.S. Citizenship Act, a comprehensive immigration reform bill based on President Biden’s proposal that would create a pathway to citizenship for immigrants, including Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) recipients; address the root causes of migration; and improve our...

Rosen Co-Sponsors the SECURE Act for TPS and DED Recipients

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), announced her co-sponsorship of the Safe Environment from Countries Under Repression and in Emergency (SECURE) Act. The SECURE Act would allow qualified Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) recipients to apply for legal permanent residency.

“TPS and DED recipients came to America looking for refuge after fleeing conflict...