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  • 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

  • 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

  • Rep. Susan Davis Statement on Passage of Budget Agreement
    Posted in Press Releases on February 9, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Immigration, Good Government

    WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) released the following statement on the budget agreement vote. Davis voted against the bill. “The Republicans continue to teach the world a course on how not to govern – careening from crisis to crisis and steering us toward fiscal cliffs. “Despite a respect for the bipartisan nature of this budget agreement and some critical issues it addresses, I am alarmed by the exploding deficits it creates. “Equally unacceptable is the failure of the Rep... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Statement on the Republican/Trump Shutdown
    Posted in Press Releases on January 20, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Health Care, Immigration

    WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) released the following statement on the Republican/Trump Shutdown. “Running the government month by month causes long-standing harm to people and our security. Republicans had plenty of time to pass budget legislation and address critical issues facing the country, such as DACA, disaster relief, CHIP funding, community health centers, and the opioid crisis. National security and taking care of Dreamers has always had bipartisan support but the... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Moves to Force a Vote to Protect Dreamers
    Posted in Press Releases on September 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Congresswoman Susan Davis took action to protect Dreamers and force a vote on the bipartisan DREAM Act, which would provide a permanent solution to allow young undocumented immigrants brought here as children to remain in this country legally. Rep. Davis and over 100 of her House Democratic colleagues signed a discharge petition. Once the petition is signed by a majority of members, the House would be forced to take a vote on the legislation. Rep. Davis is also urging her Republicans colleagues... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Leads Letter Demanding Trump Not Use Dreamers’ Personal Information for Deportation
    Posted in Press Releases on September 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) led 78 of her House colleagues in demanding that the Trump Administration not use Dreamers’ personal information for any enforcement actions, including deportation. The 800,000 DACA recipients provided the Department of Homeland Security with personal information, such as name and address, in order to obtain protected status. The use of this information makes them easy targets for deportation. “The young DREAMers who have come forward and shared not only ... Read more

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