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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...

Rosen, Harris Lead Letter Calling on CBP to Fully Adhere to the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act, Protect Unaccompanied Children at the Southern Border

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Kamala D. Harris (D-CA), both members of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), led 26 of their colleagues in a letter to Acting U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Mark Morgan regarding CBP’s screening of unaccompanied children at the U.S. border. In their letter, the Senators ask Acting Commissioner Morgan to comply with the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act...

During Commerce Hearing, Rosen Questions FTC Commissioners on Actions Taken to Protect Immigrant Families from Notario Scams

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen questioned Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Commissioners on actions the FTC is taking in order to protect immigrant families from fraudulent offers of immigration assistance, also known as notario scams.

“Nevada is home to thousands of immigrant families who make up the diverse fabric of our state and our nation,” said...

Rosen Joins Colleagues in Letter Calling for COVID-19 Relief for Tax Paying Immigrant Families, Recognizing Immigrant Frontline Workers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) joined Senators Mazie Hirono (D-HI) and Patty Murray (D-WA), as well as 24 Senate colleagues, in a letter urging Majority Leader McConnell to ensure that tax-paying immigrant families who have Individual Tax Identification Numbers (ITIN) have access to economic relief payments provided in the CARES Act and any future coronavirus relief package. 

“As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to deepen the public health and economic crises in our country,...

Rosen Statement Following Trump Administration’s Latest Step Toward Ending DACA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement in response to news that the Trump Administration will not accept new Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program applications, defying a federal judge’s order issued earlier this month.

“The Administration’s attempt to dismantle the DACA program, when more than 200,000 Dreamers are essential workers fighting the coronavirus pandemic, is heartless and incomprehensible,” said Senator Rosen. “An...

Rosen Calls on Trump Administration to Reopen DACA Program for New Applicants, Comply with SCOTUS Decision

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, joined 30 of her Senate colleagues in a letter led by Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Kamala Harris (D-CA) to Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf. In the letter, the Senators call on the Trump Administration to immediately comply with the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision rejecting the Administration’s rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals...

Rosen Joins Webinar with Members of the UndocuCouncil from the Nevada Immigrant Coalition, Discusses Support for Nevada Dreamers

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) joined a webinar with members of the UndocuCouncil from the Nevada Immigrant Coalition to provide an update on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

“On June 18th, the U.S. Supreme Court halted the Trump Administration’s attempts to end DACA, and with this decision, the Court took a significant step toward validating the right of Dreamers...