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  • Congressman Lowenthal Calls For Trump Administration to Release Recently Detained Cambodian and Vietnamese Refugees
    Posted in Press Releases on November 9, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) today joined with five of his House colleagues in urging the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to immediately release hundreds of Cambodian and Vietnamese individuals recently detained by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The Members are also calling on DHS to provide an explanation for any changes in ICE procedures leading to the recent spike in detentions among these communities across the country. The Members are also requesting a detai... Read more

  • Congressman Lowenthal Statement Condemning President Trump Executive Order Banning Refugees and Citizens of Muslim Nations
    Posted in Press Releases on January 30, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Human Rights and Civil Rights, Immigration

    Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) today issued the following statement condemning President Trump’s executive order banning refugees and citizens of Muslim nations: “I condemn in the strongest terms the President’s executive order banning refugees and the citizens of Muslim nations. This ban, whether temporary or not, is shameful, wholly un-American at its core, and as written, unconstitutional. “The history of our nation is one written by the refugee and the immigrant; people across the globe ... Read more

  • Congressman Lowenthal Supports President’s Steps To Begin Fixing Our Broken Immigration System
    Posted in Press Releases on November 20, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Congressman Alan Lowenthal (D-Long Beach, CA) released the following statement today regarding President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration reform announced this evening. “During my time in Congress, I have strongly supported comprehensive immigration reform that would provide a pathway to citizenship while securing our borders and fixing our broken immigration system. While the Senate passed a bipartisan bill by wide margins last year, the House leadership has yet to even call a vot... Read more

  • Rep. Lowenthal Seeks To Compel House Vote on Immigration Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on March 27, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Alan Lowenthal joined nearly 160 of his colleagues in Congress on Wednesday in signing a “discharge petition” that would force a House vote on H.R. 15, a bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform legislative package that he cosponsored. “We demand a vote because the American people are tired of living under a broken immigration system and seeing families broken apart. Today I stand with millions of families across our country to call for comprehensive immigration... Read more

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