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  • Rep. Susan Davis Cosponsors Legislation to Protect Dreamers, TPS and DED Recipients
    Posted in Press Releases on March 12, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Rep. Susan Davis joined colleagues to co-sponsor H.R. 6, the Dream and Promise Act, to protect our nation’s Dreamers, as well as our Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) holders. These protections would allow them to contribute fully to our country while providing a pathway to citizenship. “Dreamers and TPS and DED holders contribute every day to our communities and our nation as teachers, students, medical professionals, first responders, entrepreneurs, and tax... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Votes to Uphold the Constitution and End Trump’s National Emergency
    Posted in Press Releases on February 26, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security, Immigration

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after the House of Representatives voted to terminate President Trump’s so-called national emergency declaration on border wall funding. Davis is an original cosponsor of the bill to end Trump’s declaration. “Today, a bipartisan House voted to uphold the Constitution and end President Trump’s national emergency declaration to fund his border wall. After failing to convince C... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Statement on the Closing of the San Ysidro Point of Entry
    Posted in Press Releases on November 26, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    WASHINGTON, DC (November 26, 2018) – Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) released the following statement on the closure of the San Ysidro Port of Entry and confrontations at the border. “The closure of the San Ysidro Point of Entry and the clashes at the border stem from the refusal of the Trump Administration to follow the law. Trump continues to be rebuked by federal judges for violating our nation’s laws. First, it was separating families and now it’s the failure to allow migrants to legally a... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis on Supreme Court Upholding Muslim Ban
    Posted in Press Releases on June 26, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Civil Rights, Immigration

    WASHINGTON – Rep. Susan Davis (CA-53) released the following statement on the decision by the Supreme Court to uphold the Trump Administration’s Muslim ban. “The Supreme Court failed the American people today. We look to our courts to uphold our constitution and the ideal of equality. No one should be treated differently based on their country of origin.” Read more

  • Trump Administration Must Immediately Reunite Migrant Children with their Parents
    Posted in Editorials on June 22, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    The United States is in the midst of a crisis created by the President’s unrealistic and heartless anti-immigrant policies. Because of the administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy more than 2,300 children were taken from their parents. Images and sounds of crying children have been seen throughout America—rightly sparking outrage. Many of us have viewed concerning photos of children held in facilities that in many cases resemble detention centers. The parents of these children are left to wonder... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Calls On Trump To Explain How And When Administration Will Reunite Separated Families
    Posted in Press Releases on June 20, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Washington, DC – Rep. Susan Davis (CA-53) led her House colleagues in calling on the Trump Administration to immediately start reuniting separated families. They asked key questions on how the Departments of Homeland Security and Health and Human Services are actually going to reunite separated family members. The letter comes after President Trump signed an executive order temporarily ending the practice of separating families crossing the southern border but has not specified exactly how or wh... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Inspects Border Facilities Holding Migrant Children, Demands Trump Stop Separating Families
    Posted in Press Releases on June 18, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Rep. Susan Davis joins her Democratic colleagues at a press conference demanding the Trump Administration end its policy of separating migrant families. SAN DIEGO – Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) inspected facilities holding migrant children near the border in the San Diego region. Davis repeated her demand that the Trump Administration end its “zero tolerance” policy that has seen nearly 2,700 children separated from their families. She was part of a group of more than a dozen members of th... Read more

  • Congressional Democrats Tour Migrant Children Detention Facility in El Cajon, Denounce Separation From Parents
    Posted in In the News on June 18, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    “The United States should have a zero tolerance policy for the immoral treatment of children,” said Rep. Davis (CA-53), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee whose district includes part of El Cajon. “We are a nation of values and we ask our men and women in uniform to defend those values every day. This policy is in no way consistent with those values.” Read more

  • Social Workers in Congress Shea-Porter, Lee, Davis, Gutiérrez, and Bass Joint Statement on Child Separations at the Border
    Posted in Press Releases on June 8, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    WASHINGTON, DC— Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Barbara Lee (CA-13), Chair of the Congressional Social Work Caucus, Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53), Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez (IL-04), and Congresswoman Karen Bass (CA-37) today released the following statement on the Trump Administration’s “zero tolerance” policy, which is currently separating children from their parents at the border: “The Trump Administration’s policy of separating children from their parents is terrifying and... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Statement on Trump’s Remarks on Immigrants and Pulling ICE out of California
    Posted in Press Releases on February 22, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) released the following statement on President Trump’s remarks on immigrants and pulling Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) out of California, which he claims would increase in crime. “Trump once again displays his ignorance of facts and policy. Trump’s so-called threat is based on a lie he keeps telling which is all immigrants do is commit crimes. The vast majority of immigrants are hard-working, fine and upstanding members of our commu... Read more

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