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  • California Democrats and Republicans point fingers as government nears shutdown
    Posted in In the News on January 19, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    As the federal government veered toward a shutdown on Friday afternoon, California Republicans and Democrats in Congress pointed fingers over who was to blame. ... Many Republicans say they also want to pass a measure protecting Dreamers. Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Turlock, introduced a standalone bipartisan bill this week that would fund border security measures while giving most Dreamers permanent residency in the U.S. “We have a bill here that we believe we can get 218 votes,” Denham said on Fox New... Read more

  • Denham, Hurd bill would protect Dreamers, boost border security
    Posted in In the News on January 18, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    U.S. Reps. Jeff Denham (R-CA) and Will Hurd (R-TX) already have secured more than 50 cosponsors for new bipartisan legislation introduced on Jan. 16 that would keep young undocumented immigrants from being deported. ... “The government asked Dreamers to come out of the shadows, and it’s time for Congress to pass legislation that will allow them to truly move forward with their lives,” said Denham, referring to individuals in the United States who were brought to the country without documents as ... Read more

  • Hurd, House colleagues introduce bill to protect DACA recipients
    Posted in In the News on January 17, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    U.S. Rep. Will Hurd and a half dozen or so other House members from both parties made their case Tuesday for a bill they planned to introduce that evening that would provide relief to several hundred thousand young people who were part of the now-defunct Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. ... The bill is sponsored by Hurd, R-Helotes, and U.S. Reps. Pete Aguilar, D-California, and Jeff Denham, R-California, who took turns advocating for it during a press conference late Tuesday after... Read more

  • Legislation designed to aid veterans
    Posted in In the News on January 17, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Just two months after introducing H.R. 4345, the Veteran Treatment Court Coordination Act, U.S. Representatives Charlie Crist (D-FL) and Jeff Denham (R-CA) announced it has received the endorsement of the National Military & Veterans Alliance (NMVA). ... “Veteran treatment courts keep many veterans in crisis out of the criminal justice system and get them the help they otherwise might never receive,” said Rep. Denham. “I look forward to continuing to work to get this bipartisan bill passed to gi... Read more

  • LISTEN: Congressman Jeff Denham Calls in From Washington on DACA and the Future of Dreamers
    Posted in In the News on January 17, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

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  • WATCH: Rep. Denham discusses new bipartisan DACA legislation with Fox Business’ David Asman
    Posted in In the News on January 17, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    CLICK BELOW TO WATCH THE FULL INTERVIEW .@RepJeffDenham on release of bipartisan DACA intiative by 2 Republicans and 1 Democrat: "We have a bill here that we believe we can get 218 votes. And one that addresses the border security and backlog as well as a permanent fix for DREAMers." pic.twitter.com/HjBX6ZURn8 — FOX Business (@FoxBusiness) January 17, 2018 Rep. Denham: “We have a bill here that we believe we can get 218 votes. And one that addresses the border security and backlog as well as a p... Read more

  • Veterans coalition endorses Crist ‘treatment court’ proposal
    Posted in In the News on January 16, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    A bipartisan coalition of veterans groups has endorsed a bill proposed by U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-St. Petersburg, that is aimed at helping veterans in crisis stay out of the criminal justice system by getting treatment instead of jail time. ... In Congress, the legislation, which Crist is co-sponsoring with U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham, R-CA, has also gained the support of 47 additional cosponsors from both parties, showing growing momentum behind this effort. ... Denham added, “Veteran treatment co... Read more

  • Members of Congress have hope for a ‘Dreamers’ deal as shutdown nears
    Posted in In the News on January 16, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle held out hope Tuesday for legislation to provide permanent legal status for nearly 700,000 young immigrants known as “Dreamers” despite a near meltdown in negotiations with the White House and the prospect of a government shutdown over the issue at midnight Friday. ... Two moderate House Republicans, Jeff Denham of Turlock (Stanislaus County) and David Valadao of Hanford (Kings County), on Tuesday announced long-awaited bipartisan legislation to provide legal... Read more

  • WATCH: Auburn ‘Dreamer’ fights for DACA in Washington, D.C.
    Posted in In the News on January 12, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    AUBURN, CALIF. (KCRA-TV) — Tomas Evangelista is co-founder of the Placer County organization California Dreamers, advocating for a path to legal citizenship for DACA recipients like himself. ... "We held 200 meetings to let Congress know that we need to act now and not wait because there's other 'Dreamers' that are at risk every day," Evangelista said. ... Evangelista met with congressmembers across party lines. He said that, in the Republican Party, he met with Reps. Jeff Denham and David Valad... Read more

  • PODCAST: The FOX News Rundown
    Posted in In the News on January 11, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Both parties are attempting to hammer out a DACA bill and President Trump seems willing to sign it. Republican Congressman Jeff Denham and Democratic Congressman Henry Cuellar discuss the road ahead. The FBI continues to look for a way to hack into phones of alleged terrorists, but none of the tech giants to date have assisted in cracking the encryptions. Former FBI investigator Bill Daly weighs in on the growing issue. Plus, commentary by FOX News Contributor Tammy Bruce. Click here to listen t... Read more