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Rosen: Trump Admin Re-Opening Dreamer Deportation Cases is Unconscionable

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement  in response to reports that U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement have re-opened deportation cases of our nation’s Dreamers:
 
“Dreamers are vital members of our community,” said Senator Rosen. “They are students, business owners, and members of the military, and they know no other home but the United States. This heartless decision by the Administration to re-open closed deportation cases breaks our...

Rosen Meets with Nevada Dreamer, Reiterates Support for DACA and Comprehensive Immigration Reform

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement after meeting with Nevada Dreamer Tawheeda Wahabzada. Tawheeda grew up in Carson City, Nevada, and has temporary legal status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. In August, Tawheeda published an op-ed in the New York Times in which she revealed her DACA status and her decision to leave the United States in 2020. 

“Dreamers like Tawheeda have bright futures, are among the best...

Rosen Meets with DHS Inspector General, Reiterates Call for Investigation into Allegations of Political Interference in TPS Terminations and Misconduct at CBP and ICE Facilities

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), met with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General Joseph Cuffari following her December 5, 2019 letter requesting an investigation into allegations of improper political interference in the decision by DHS to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designations for El Salvador, Nicaragua, Haiti, and Sudan.

“I had a productive...

Rosen Statement on IG Report Highlighting Trump Administration’s Failure to Reunite Families Separated At Southern Border

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), released the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General report on family separations:

“The report published by the DHS Office of the Inspector General is deeply disturbing. It reveals that this Administration implemented its family separation policy fully aware that it would be impossible in some...

Rosen Sends Letter to DHS Calling for an Investigation into Allegations of Political Interference in TPS Terminations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General Joseph Cuffari requesting an investigation into allegations of improper political interference in the decision by DHS to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designations for El Salvador, Nicaragua, Haiti, and Sudan. More than 4,000 individuals with TPS status live in...

Rosen Sends Letter to DHS and CBP Demanding Immediate Increased Pediatric Care for Detained Migrant Children

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Chad Wolf and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan, following receipt of a report describing CBP’s efforts to oversee the health of migrant children. In the letter, Rosen calls on the Department to hire additional pediatricians and medical...

Rosen Meets with Nevada TPS Youth Advocates, Reaffirms Commitment to Protect TPS Recipients

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) met with a Nevada youth group of U.S. citizens who are children of temporary protected status (TPS) holders, to listen to their stories and discuss her work in Congress to protect TPS recipients. 

“TPS recipients have been a part of our communities for many years and play a vital role in our economy,” said Senator Rosen. “Speaking with TPS youth today gave me additional insight into the needs of immigrant families and their children....

Rosen Statement on Recent Decision Impacting TPS Holders from El Salvador

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement in response to the news that the United States government will extend temporary protected status (TPS) for more than 200,000 Salvadorans living in the U.S. 

“I’m relieved to see that the TPS status for over 200,000 Salvadorans will be temporarily extended for one year. TPS recipients are mothers, fathers, sons, daughters, neighbors, and friends, and thousands of them have built their lives in Nevada,” s...

Rosen Statement on Supreme Court DACA Oral Arguments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement in response to oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court on the Trump Administration’s attempt to end the DACA program. 

“When the Trump Administration rescinded DACA, it forced hundreds of thousands of Dreamers to live in perpetual fear in the only country they’ve ever known as home,” said Senator Rosen. “Whatever the outcome from today’s oral arguments, we must continue fighting tirelessly to protect...

In Floor Speech, Rosen Opposes Nomination of Chad Wolf to be Department of Homeland Security Under Secretary

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee,  took to the Senate floor in opposition to the nomination of Chad Wolf to the position of Under Secretary for Strategy, Policy, and Planning at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Wolf is widely expected to be appointed Acting DHS Secretary after his confirmation as Under Secretary.

“I stand here today opposed not only to Mr. Wolf...