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  • 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

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Statement on Trump Ending DACA
    Posted in Press Releases on September 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego), ranking member of the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development, released the following statement on President Trump ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy. “By ending DACA, President Trump ignores the Dreamers’ economic impact to our country. He has not only put them at risk, but our economy at risk as well. While it’s sad that Trump is siding with the worst elements of his administration, it’s not surprising gi... Read more

  • Rep. Davis Responds to President Trump’s Anti-Immigrant RAISE Act
    Posted in Press Releases on August 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) released the following statement on President Trump’s support for the anti-immigrant RAISE Act. “We've long been told that this Administration's hateful rhetoric about immigration is only aimed at preventing illegal immigration. This is a clear sign that the President has no intention of bringing forward comprehensive immigration reform that creates legal streamlined processes while acknowledging the immense value that immigrants bring to our communities.... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Opposes Wasteful Spending on Unnecessary Border Wall
    Posted in Press Releases on July 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security, Immigration

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement on the security minibus spending bill that includes $1.6 billion for a border wall. “There are far better ways we can spend $1.6 billion, such as fixing roads and bridges or training Americans for good paying jobs. “Our region knows that our border is our strength, not a weakness. San Diego and Tijuana are two regions, but we are one community. We have worked for year... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis: Refugee and Muslim Ban Unjust, Unnecessary, and Unconstitutional
    Posted in Press Releases on March 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security, Immigration

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) released the following statement on the latest refugee and Muslim ban issued by President Trump. “This fundamentally unjust refugee and Muslim ban targets people who have already gone through an intense vetting process to pursue the American dream and contribute to our country. This unconstitutional ban is unnecessary and makes us less safe. This will only hurt more families and will hurt our economy. “With these bans, President Trump continues to hand a ... Read more

  • Trump's speech leaves San Diegan immigrant wanting
    Posted in In the News on February 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    In the wake of a speech that touched on the military, crime, and prescription drug research, a guest from San Diego sitting in House gallery for President Donald Trump’s address Tuesday night said the speech didn’t touch one of the most contentious issues of the first weeks of the new administration: the refugee travel ban. Quinn Dang said the president failed to address how his policy hurt the lives of people who were trying to immigrate to the United States in limbo, sparked chaos at airports... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Invites Daughter of Vietnamese Refugees as Guest to Presidential Address to Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on February 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    To emphasize the contributions of immigrants and America’s history of welcoming refugees, Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) has invited Quinn Dang, the daughter of refugees from Vietnam, to be her guest for President Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress. Fleeing an oppressive regime in Vietnam, Quinn and her family arrived in San Diego when she was six years old. “Quinn’s story is like so many others who came to America seeking freedom and a better life,” said Rep. Davis. “I’m p... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Leads Local Immigration Advocates in Denouncing Trump’s Immigration Actions
    Posted in Press Releases on February 23, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Civil Rights, Immigration

    SAN DIEGO - In the face of recent actions against refugees and immigrants by the Trump Administration, Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) led local immigration and business advocates in denouncing President Trump’s actions on immigration and emphasized how immigration benefits our country and our economy. At a press conference in San Diego, Davis and the group called for an end to the refugee and Muslim ban, opposed mass deportation, highlighted cross border cooperation, and called for comp... Read more

  • Rep. Davis Statement on Nationwide Ruling Against the Refugee and Muslim Ban and State Dept. Decision to Reinstate Visas
    Posted in Press Releases on February 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Civil Rights, Immigration

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) released the following statement on nationwide ruling against the refugee and Muslim Ban and the decision by the State Department to reinstate visas to those travelers who had them revoked. “Our values, our democracy, and our security won the day with the judge’s decision to put a nationwide hold on the President’s ban on refugees and Muslims. This executive order runs contrary to our security, undermines our fight against terror, and provides our enemies... Read more

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