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Rosen Addresses 2019 Senate Democratic Latino Summit

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), addressed the audience at the 2019 Senate Democratic Latino Summit, emphasizing the strength of diversity in Nevada, and the need to work together on key issues affecting Nevada communities. 

“In my home state of Nevada, our diversity truly is one of our greatest strengths,” said Senator Rosen. “We must ensure that Nevada’s Latino community, one of the largest Latino communities in the country, has access to the resources necessary to...

Rosen and Colleagues Hold Press Conference with DACA SCOTUS Plaintiffs Calling on Congress to Pass Legislation to Protect Nation’s Dreamers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), U.S. Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Immigration Subcommittee, Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI), and Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján (D-NM-03) held a press conference alongside plaintiffs in the upcoming Supreme Court DACA cases calling on Congress to pass legislation to protect our nation’s Dreamers. 

“Our Dreamers are some of our nation's brightest, and we must...

Rosen Joins Bipartisan Amicus Brief in Support of DACA

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced she has joined 49 current and former Senators and 123 current and former U.S. Representatives in filing a bipartisan amicus brief in the Supreme Court supporting the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

“The shameful decision by this Administration to terminate DACA threatens to upend the lives of over 800,000 young people,” said Senator Rosen. “Dreamers are students, business owners, and members of the...

Rosen Statement Following New Trump Administration Rule To Detain Children Indefinitely

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, released the following statement in response to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)’s announcement of a final rule that would undermine the court-ordered Flores Settlement Agreement and allow the Administration to detain immigrant children and families indefinitely.

“This Administration’s new rule...

Rosen Holds Roundtable with Northern Nevada Immigration Leaders in Reno, Continues Call for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

RENO, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), joined immigration leaders in Reno for a roundtable discussion on issues related to immigration and the humanitarian crisis at the U.S. southern border.

“We must act to fix our outdated immigration system and address the humanitarian emergency currently occurring at our southern border,” said Senator Rosen. “Meeting with Nevada immigration leaders provided...

Rosen Holds Roundtable with Nevada Immigration Leaders in Las Vegas, Reaffirming Commitment to Hold Administration Accountable

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), joined faith and immigration leaders in Las Vegas for a roundtable discussion on issues related to immigration and the humanitarian crisis at the U.S. southern border.

“It’s clear that we have a humanitarian crisis at our southern border,” said Senator Rosen. “In June, I placed holds on two Department of Homeland Security nominees until detention...

Rosen Joins Letter Raising Concerns That Administration Policies Are Exacerbating Mass Migration from Northern Triangle Countries

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This past week, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) joined Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and twenty-two other Democratic Senators in sending a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo regarding the Trump Administration’s lack of strategy to address the circumstances forcing people to flee from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras to the United States.

“We write to express our continued concern about the lack of a coherent strategy from the Trump Administration to address the root...

Rosen Questions DHS Officials on Conditions for Migrant Children at CBP Facilities During HSGAC Committee Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), questioned Mark Morgan, Acting Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and Jennifer Costello, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Deputy Inspector General, on the conditions faced by migrant children at CBP facilities. Today’s hearing was scheduled following Rosen’s request for immediate hearings on the health and safety conditions...

Rosen Votes Against DHS Nominee During HSGAC Committee Mark-Up, Will Continue Holds on Administration’s Nominees Until Conditions for Migrant Children Improve at Southern Border

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Senator Rosen Votes Against DHS Nominee, Citing Poor Treatment of Migrant Families and Children 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), voted against Chad Wolf’s nomination as Undersecretary for Strategy, Policy, and Plans for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Rosen placed a hold on Wolf’s nomination to be Undersecretary last month and will maintain the hold until...

Rosen Takes to the Senate Floor to Demand Immediate Action, End to the Inhumane Treatment of Migrant Children 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), took to the Senate floor and outlined what reforms the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) must make in order to improve conditions for migrants held at the Southern Border. The critical reforms, which were outlined in a letter sent to DHS Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan, are necessary to ensure that DHS meets minimum humanitarian standards at...