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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...

Rosen Applauds Biden Administration Actions to Rebuild and Strengthen Our Immigration System

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement applauding President Biden for taking action to rebuild and strengthen our immigration system:

“Immigration is at the center of our nation’s story. Immigrants built our country from the ground up and continue to define who we are as a nation. They invigorate our economy as visionaries and job creators, working in every industry and field, and contribute to the arts and culture, making our nation better...

Rosen Transcript Following Hearing on Nomination of Alejandro Mayorkas to Lead DHS

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, President-elect Joseph Biden’s nominee to serve as Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) about protecting Dreamers and TPS recipients, the need for comprehensive immigration reform, and combating anti-Semitism and extremism. A transcript of the Senator’s full exchange can be found below, and a video...

Rosen Sends Letter to HSGAC Chairman Calling for Hearing to Examine Ongoing Impact of Administration’s Family Separation Policy

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, Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI), requesting a hearing to examine the effects of the Trump Administration’s family separation policy, in light of recent court filings revealing that 545 children remain separated because the federal government cannot locate their parents.

“I write to request that you convene a hearing of the...

Rosen Statement on DOJ IG Report on Trump Administration’s Family Separation Policy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), released a statement following the release of excerpts from a forthcoming Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Inspector General (OIG) report on the Trump Administration’s family separation policy:

“The Administration’s family separation policy created a humanitarian crisis in our own country, with children ripped away from their parents and detained in...

Rosen Transcript After Questioning DHS Nominee Chad Wolf During Homeland Security Committee Hearing

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 Chad Wolf, the Trump Administration’s nominee to serve as Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). During her questioning, Senator Rosen highlighted the egregious actions that occurred at DHS during Mr. Wolf’s time as Chief of Staff to a former DHS Secretary, as Under Secretary, and under his watch as Acting Secretary.

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Rosen, Colleagues Call on DHS Inspector General to Conduct Swift Investigation Into Allegations of Forced Hysterectomies

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (HSGAC), joined Senators Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Patty Murray (D-WA), Bob Casey (D-PA), Cory Booker (D-NJ), and Senate colleagues in a letter to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General calling on him to expeditiously investigate a whistleblower complaint alleging forced hysterectomies at an ICE facility and to...