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  • 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

  • Rep. Susan Davis Calls for Information On and the Release of Any People Being Detained at San Diego International Airport
    Posted in Press Releases on January 30, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Civil Rights, Immigration

    In a letter to Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) requested information on any people with visas or Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) status who might be detained at San Diego International Airport. Davis also called for them to be released from CBP custody and that they be allowed access to attorneys. “People who have been lawfully vetted and granted legal status are being detained illegally as a result of the president’s unconstitutional executive order... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Statement on Trump Executive Order Targeting Muslims and Refugees
    Posted in Press Releases on January 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Immigration

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) released the following statement on President Trump’s Executive Order targeting Muslims and refugees. “America has always been a beacon of hope and freedom around the world. This executive order slams the door on those seeking refuge from violence and oppression and runs contrary to the values that have defined America for generations. We already have one of the most stringent and thorough screening processes for vetting refugees, taking years to complete... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Statement on Executive Order on the Border Wall and Sanctuary Cities
    Posted in Press Releases on January 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) released the following statement on President Trump’s executive order to begin construction of a border wall and strip federal funding from sanctuary cities: "A border wall is a simplistic approach to a complex problem. A border wall will cost billions to build – if it ever does get built – and that will be after millions more tax dollars are spent on eminent domain lawsuits as Americans fight to keep their property from being seized by the federal governm... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis November 2014 E-News Report
    Posted in In the News on November 24, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment and Energy, Economy and Jobs, Defense and National Security, Immigration, Veterans

    The House is back in session after a long election season, and we have a lot of work to do before the end of the 113th Congress. First, we must pass an appropriations bill to fund the government beyond the current December 11 deadline. I would prefer to see a full year appropriations bill that takes a government shutdown off the table and gives businesses, federal employees, and citizens who depend on federal programs the confidence that government services will not be interrupted. Read more

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