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  • Rep. Denham visits southern border
    Posted in Press Releases on August 8, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-CA) yesterday concluded a multi-day visit to California’s border with Mexico, including visits to a detention center, port of entry, U.S. Border Patrol station, U.S. Naval Air Station and tunnel site. The trip also included a review of current border infrastructure and border wall prototypes. “It’s critical members of congress visit the border and see the problems and restrictions that law enforcement is facing due to our outdated immigration laws.” said Rep. D... Read more

  • Rep. Jeff Denham talks touring a migrant detention facility
    Posted in In the News on August 1, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

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  • Government says they won't make deadline to reunite separated families
    Posted in In the News on July 10, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    California Republican Congressman Jeff Denham is critical of how the administration is handling the issue. ... “There's no reason they shouldn't have an exact, I would say not only exact but to the moment, know exactly where each of these individual kids are,” he said. ... Read more here Read more

  • Lawmakers Still Being Kept out of Facilities With Immigrant Children
    Posted in In the News on July 9, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Both Democratic and Republican lawmakers keep getting denied access to tour facilities holding undocumented immigrant children who have been separated from their parents, causing some to speculate whether the federal government is shielding the living conditions there from public scrutiny. ... “We confirmed with both HHS and let our counterparts at the White House know that we were coming,” Denham told the security guard who denied him entry, a local ABC affiliate reported. ... “If you’ve got no... Read more

  • Rep. Jeff Denham on CNN New Day
    Posted in In the News on July 9, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    I joined CNN New Day to talk family separation and immigration reform. Watch here. Read more

  • Congressman repeats call for immigration reform
    Posted in In the News on July 5, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    It’s been a busy week for Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Turlock, after a failed attempt to tour an immigration detention facility led to national and local television appearances and interviews from publications all over the country. Denham arranged with the Department of Health and Human Services, which contracts with organizations to house immigrant children who either came into the country alone or were separated from their parents, to tour a nondescript home operated by Southwest Key of Pleasant Hill ... Read more

  • Congressman Denham Denied Entry to Bay Area Detention Center
    Posted in In the News on July 4, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Days after he was denied entry to an ICE facility in the Bay Area, Republican Congressman Jeff Denham is speaking out about his experience. A spokesperson for Denham tells FOX40 the Turlock congressman knocked on the door of the Pleasant Hill center for about five minutes, before a security guard told him the staff has been instructed not to answer. Denham's office says he had been in communication with the center to gain access, but they had not been able to come to an agreement. The facility ... Read more

  • Immigration debate looms large in California Republican's re-election bid
    Posted in In the News on July 3, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Rep. Jeff Denham wanted in. For nearly 10 minutes on Monday, the Republican congressman from California's central valley stood at the door of a building that he believed to be housing unaccompanied migrant children, some of whom had been separated at the border. He kept knocking, but no one answered. "They've been told by (the Office of Refugees and Resettlement) not to answer the door or talk to you for right now," a security guard outside the premises told Denham. "They knew I was coming a wee... Read more

  • ICE protests intensify, Congressman denied access to Bay Area shelter for immigrant children
    Posted in In the News on July 2, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Cameras were rolling when Congressman Jeff Denham rang the bell at a shelter for immigrant children in Pleasant Hill. Nobody opened the door, but someone from the facility let Rep. Denham know he would not be able to go inside. Denham can be heard on camera saying, "We confirmed with both HHS and let our counterparts at the White House know that we were coming." The man on camera from the facility, who appeared to be security, responded, "What I've been told by them is that they had no prior kno... Read more

  • Congressman denied entry to California detention facility for children under age 14
    Posted in In the News on July 2, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    The cry of a child could be heard just inside the nondescript, brown detention facility in Pleasant Hill, California, a San Francisco suburb, and Rep. Jeff Denham wanted to see for himself what was inside. He knocked on the door and waited about five minutes, alternatively silent, knocking some more and asking the security guard if employees inside were aware he was out there. The guard eventually told him the employees inside had been instructed to not answer the door, not to even speak to him.... Read more