Several members of Congress demanded to see immigrants at a detention center in New Jersey in a "surprise Father's Day visit," saying the fathers inside shouldn't be separated from their children.
Seven U.S. Representatives went to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in Elizabeth in what they called #FathersDayofAction.
The Trump administration's decision to separate children from their families as a way to curb illegal immigration is adding fuel to an already fiery debate over immigration.
A group of Democratic lawmakers visited an immigrant detention facility in New Jersey on Father’s Day to speak with asylum-seekers who have been separated from their families under a new Trump administration policy.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), co-chair of the House Census Caucus and author the of the 2020 Census IDEA Act, and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi led 120 current House and Senate Democrats on an amicus brief submitted today in support of the New York State-led lawsuit seeking to stop the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY-12) introduced the Family Medical Leave Modernization Act of 2018 to bring family medical leave into the 21st century. The FMLA Modernization Act would expand FMLA eligibility, cover parental involvement leave, and modernize the FMLA definition of family.
Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney is sick of not being able to get a hearing on ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment so she hosted her own on Wednesday.
And, she brought in some star power.
NEW YORK—Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), House Sponsor of the Equal Rights Amendment (H.J. Res. 33), joined activist and actress Alyssa Milano, the ERA Coalition, and women’s rights advocates to call for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The ERA would guarantee that Constitutional rights apply equally to all persons regardless of their sex.
On the heels of Illinois becoming the 37th state since 1972 to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment on Wednesday night, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), House sponsor of the Equal Rights Amendment (H.J. Res. 33), will host a shadow hearing on the need for an Equal Rights Amendment on Wednesday, June 6 from 3 – 5pm on Capitol Hill.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment on the House Committee on Financial Services, released the following statement after taking to the House floor today to urge a no vote on S.2155, a bill that would roll back Dodd-Frank enacted consumer and investor protections.