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Rosen Commemorates 8th Anniversary of the Implementation of DACA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement commemorating the 8th anniversary of the announcement of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

The DACA program has transformed the lives of hundreds of thousands of immigrants and their families in Nevada and across our nation by allowing them to attend college, open businesses, serve in the military, and so much more,” said Senator Rosen. “Dreamers are our neighbors, teachers,...

Rosen, Durbin, Cortez Masto, Colleagues Request Language in Annual Spending Bill Barring Funding for the Arrest, Detention, or Deportation of Dreamers or TPS 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 that she and Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), Ranking Member of the Immigration Subcommittee, led 18 of their colleagues, including Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), in a letter to the Chairs and Ranking Members of the Senate Committee on Appropriations and Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee requesting that language be included in...

Rosen, Cortez Masto, Colleagues Press Trump Administration on Reports That DHS is Preparing Deportations of Dreamers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) joined 36 Senate colleagues and 87 U.S. House Representatives in sending a letter to Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf, pressing the Trump Administration on reports that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is preparing deportations of Dreamers.

“More than 800,000 Dreamers have come forward and received DACA. DACA has unleashed the full potential of Dreamers, who are...

Rosen: Trump Admin Re-Opening Dreamer Deportation Cases is Unconscionable

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement  in response to reports that U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement have re-opened deportation cases of our nation’s Dreamers:
 
“Dreamers are vital members of our community,” said Senator Rosen. “They are students, business owners, and members of the military, and they know no other home but the United States. This heartless decision by the Administration to re-open closed deportation cases breaks our...

Rosen Meets with Nevada Dreamer, Reiterates Support for DACA and Comprehensive Immigration Reform

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement after meeting with Nevada Dreamer Tawheeda Wahabzada. Tawheeda grew up in Carson City, Nevada, and has temporary legal status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. In August, Tawheeda published an op-ed in the New York Times in which she revealed her DACA status and her decision to leave the United States in 2020. 

“Dreamers like Tawheeda have bright futures, are among the best...

Rosen Meets with DHS Inspector General, Reiterates Call for Investigation into Allegations of Political Interference in TPS Terminations and Misconduct at CBP and ICE Facilities

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), met with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General Joseph Cuffari following her December 5, 2019 letter requesting an investigation into allegations of improper political interference in the decision by DHS to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designations for El Salvador, Nicaragua, Haiti, and Sudan.

“I had a productive...

Rosen Statement on IG Report Highlighting Trump Administration’s Failure to Reunite Families Separated 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), released the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General report on family separations:

“The report published by the DHS Office of the Inspector General is deeply disturbing. It reveals that this Administration implemented its family separation policy fully aware that it would be impossible in some...

Rosen Sends Letter to DHS Calling for an Investigation into Allegations of Political Interference in TPS Terminations

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 the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General Joseph Cuffari requesting an investigation into allegations of improper political interference in the decision by DHS to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designations for El Salvador, Nicaragua, Haiti, and Sudan. More than 4,000 individuals with TPS status live in...

Rosen Sends Letter to DHS and CBP Demanding Immediate Increased Pediatric Care for Detained Migrant Children

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 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Chad Wolf and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan, following receipt of a report describing CBP’s efforts to oversee the health of migrant children. In the letter, Rosen calls on the Department to hire additional pediatricians and medical...

Rosen Meets with Nevada TPS Youth Advocates, Reaffirms Commitment to Protect TPS Recipients

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) met with a Nevada youth group of U.S. citizens who are children of temporary protected status (TPS) holders, to listen to their stories and discuss her work in Congress to protect TPS recipients. 

“TPS recipients have been a part of our communities for many years and play a vital role in our economy,” said Senator Rosen. “Speaking with TPS youth today gave me additional insight into the needs of immigrant families and their children....