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  • Editorial: Conservative Jeff Denham’s backing of dreamers could help save them from deportation
    Posted in In the News on November 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    California Central Valley Congressman Jeff Denham has been looking over his shoulder since Donald Trump was elected president. The conservative Republican from Turlock saw his 10th District go for Hillary Clinton in 2016, and his seat is now a target for Democrats next year. Denham, fortunately, has joined forces with Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake — one of the few Republicans openly critical of Trump — on legislation to revive DACA, which Trump has ordered to end in March. Flake’s bill would remove th... Read more

  • Cara a cara con Jeff Denham
    Posted in Noticias e Información on September 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    El republicano John Denham, representante de los condados de Stanislaus y San Joaquín, dice que quiere ayudar a los DREAMERS locales. Matthew Godinez se sentó para hablar cara a cara con él. Read more

  • El Dream Act que salió de California hace 16 años, es el proyecto de ley que los Demócratas quieren que sea el modelo para reemplazar DACA
    Posted in Noticias e Información on September 18, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Hace dieciséis años, la representante de Downey, Lucille Roybal-Allard, ayudó a presentar una legislación que permitiría a las personas traídas al país ilegalmente cuando eran niños permanecer en los Estados Unidos. Ese proyecto de ley se convirtió en el Dream Act. Ante el fracaso del Congreso para aprobar esa ley, condujo al programa de Acción Diferida por Llegadas de la Niñez, que el presidente Trump decidió este mes terminar, e instó al Congreso para encontrar un reemplazo en un plazo de seis... Read more

  • Miami Republican demands straight answer from Trump on Dreamers
    Posted in In the News on September 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Donald Trump was striking a deal over dinner with Democrats on Wednesday night to save Dreamers from deportation. By Thursday morning, his aides were playing catch up and insisting nothing changed in his position on immigration or border security. Now, as confusion reigns over Trump’s true intentions for dealing with 800,000 people affected by a now-canceled Obama-era order that allowed them to live and work in the United States, one senior Republican lawmaker wants the White House to come clean... Read more

  • Ros-Lehtinen exige una respuesta clara a Trump sobre los ‘dreamers’
    Posted in Noticias e Información on September 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Donald Trump estaba negociando un acuerdo durante la cena con varios demócratas el miércoles por la noche con el fin de salvar a los dreamers de la deportación. Para el jueves por la mañana, sus asistentes trataban de ponerse al día e insistieron en que la postura del presidente sobre la inmigración y la seguridad en la frontera no había cambiado. Ahora, en momentos en que reina la confusión sobre las verdaderas intenciones de Trump en relación con las 800,000 personas afectadas por la cancelaci... Read more

  • Rep. Denham Co-Sponsors DREAM Act
    Posted in Press Releases on September 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Jeff Denham today co-sponsored the DREAM Act of 2017, one of several bills currently under consideration in Congress that would provide a pathway to citizenship for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program recipients. “We must send legislation to the president’s desk to permanently address citizenship status for DACA recipients,” said Rep. Denham. “These young men and women were brought to America by their parents through no fault of their own and kn... Read more

  • Central Valley Republicans join Democrats to sponsor Dream Act
    Posted in In the News on September 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Central Valley Reps. Jeff Denham and David Valadao have signed on as co-sponsors of legislation to grant legal status to hundreds of thousands of people brought to the country illegally as children. ... Denham of Turlock and Valadao of Hanford joined two other Republicans who are co-sponsoring the bill, along with nearly 200 Democrats. ... Denham and Valadao urged Trump not to end the program, and House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) to allow a vote on legal status for the so-called Dreamers. Denham... Read more

  • California Republican Calls for National Immigration Reform Movement
    Posted in In the News on September 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    California Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) said that he supports legislation that would offer a pathway to citizenship for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA recipients. He announced his support following President Trump’s announcement that he was cancelling the Obama-era executive order that gave work permits and deportation protection to undocumented immigrants who were brought to the country as children. ... “We’ve never held kids accountable for laws that have been broken by their ... Read more

  • House passes Harvey relief, funds government through Dec. 8
    Posted in Newsletters on September 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration, Veterans

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  • The 4 bills Congress is seriously considering to protect ‘dreamers’
    Posted in In the News on September 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security, Immigration

    Mark us down as skeptical that Congress will act to give “dreamers” some kind of legalized status. President Trump's ask that lawmakers fix the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program within six months comes to the doorstep of an extraordinarily dysfunctional Congress that is battling itself just to keep the government open and avoid an economically disastrous credit default. ... If Congress does decide to act to protect dreamers, here are four of the likeliest legislative fixes. ... 4. T... Read more