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Rosen Holds Call With Leaders in Nevada’s Afghan Community, Discusses Casework Efforts Related to Evacuations from Afghanistan

LAS VEGAS, NV – Yesterday, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) and the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), held a statewide call with leaders in Nevada’s Afghan community to discuss her office’s casework efforts related to the ongoing situation in Afghanistan.

“As massive evacuation efforts continue in Afghanistan, my office is here to assist Nevadans, U.S. diplomatic personnel, Afghan allies, and their...

Rosen Joins Bipartisan Letter Calling for Immediate Evacuation of SIV Applicants in Afghanistan, Full Implementation of SIV Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, joined 52 of her colleagues in a bipartisan letter to the Biden administration calling on them to address the urgent situation in Afghanistan that threatens the lives of tens of thousands of Afghan partners. In the letter, the Senators request the immediate evacuation of Afghan Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) applicants and their families, as well as swift implementation of legislation Rosen voted...

Rosen Holds Roundtable at UNR with Student Dreamers

RENO, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) hosted a roundtable discussion at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) with University President Brian Sandoval and student Dreamers to discuss her support for the DACA program and the need for comprehensive immigration reform, including the DREAM Act.

“Nevada’s Dreamers are a crucial part of our community. Today, I was proud to hold a roundtable discussion at the University of Nevada, Reno, with some of our state’s student Dreamers to discuss...

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....