Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), and Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) introduced the Protect Vulnerable Immigrant Youth Act, which would protect immigrant youth who are survivors of abuse, abandonment, and neglect from further harm – including homelessness, wage theft, trafficking, and deportation. Specifically, the legislation would exempt… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Representative Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) joined a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas with Rep. Yvette D. Clarke (NY-09), Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), and 40+ of their colleagues to provide a public comment to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) on the Public… Read more »
The letter comes after multiple investigations into private detention facilities revealed substandard living conditions for detained people, under-staffing, and deaths of people in U.S. custody
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) joined more than 100 members of Congress in a letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Immigration and Customs… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) released the following statement today on the inclusion of $20 million in federal funding for the Citizenship and Integration Grant Program in the Fiscal Year 2022 Omnibus legislation , a 100% increase. Rep. Gomez has long advocated for the increase of funding for citizenship education and immigrant integration grants and has hosted… Read more »
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (D-Calif.), along with Congressman Mike Quigley (D-Ill.), Congressman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), and 30 Members of Congress delivered a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken expressing concern for the ongoing safety of Ukrainian employees of the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Agency for International Development, and urging the… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) announced the inclusion of $9,093,000 in funding for community projects in California’s 34th Congressional District in the Appropriations funding package for Fiscal Year 2022. Congressman Gomez secured this funding for nine projects, including the L.A. River Ecosystem Restoration P3 Pilot Project, Highland Park Youth Arts… Read more »
Urges Administration to extend these protections to Ethiopia, Cameroon, Mauritania, and other Black-majority countries.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following a letter led by Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and joined by 98 of his House colleagues, the Biden administration has announced Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Ukraine. This announcement will provide vital,… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) led a letter with 98 of his House Colleagues urging the Biden administration to immediately designate 18 months of Temporary Protected Status (TPS), Deferred Enforced Departure (DED), and Special Student Relief (SSR) for Ukraine. Russian military aggression in Ukraine has led to a humanitarian crisis, which continues to worsen. The… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Representative Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) joined fellow Representatives Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14), Lou Correa (CA-46), Jesús “Chuy'' García (IL-04), Dina Titus (NV-01), Mondaire Jones (D-NY), Tony Cárdenas (CA-29), Jamaal Bowman (D-NY), Mark Takano (CA-41), Nydia M. Velázquez (NY-07), and Ro Khanna… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) cosponsored the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021, President Biden’s plan to overhaul the American immigration system with a bold, inclusive, and humane framework for the future. This bicameral legislation was introduced by Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) in the House and Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) in the Senate.
The U.S.… Read more »