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“We must act to fix our outdated immigration system and address the humanitarian emergency currently occurring at our southern border,” said Senator Rosen.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

Rosen Tours Detention Facilities at Southern Border, Calls for an End to Mistreatment of Migrant Children in U.S. Custody

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Senator Rosen Participates in Press Conference Following Tour of Border Facilities

MCALLEN, TX– Today, Senator Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), along with Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and 12 of her Senate colleagues, traveled to McAllen, TX to inspect and evaluate the conditions at border detention facilities. Senator Rosen participated in a press conference following the tours, continuing her calls for an end to...

Rosen Calls for Senate Hearing Following Continued Reports of Gross Neglect and Mistreatment of Migrant Children in U.S. Custody

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 HSGAC Chairman Ron Johnson (R-WI) and Ranking Member Gary Peters (D-MI) requesting immediate hearings on the health and safety conditions of migrant children held in detention centers at the southern border. 

“Last month, news reports detailed gross neglect and mistreatment of migrant children at an overcrowded CBP facility in Clint,...

Rosen Demands Answers from Homeland Security Advisory Council Officials on Efforts to Ensure Humane Treatment of Children at the 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), questioned Homeland Security Advisory Council panelists during a HSGAC roundtable on how to ensure the safe and humane treatment of migrant children at the southern border.

“We know that health screenings are supposed to go on but right now they’re going on by CBP officers instead of health professionals,” said Senator Rosen.

“Definitively not the...