There is no doubt that our immigration system is broken, and we need commonsense, comprehensive reform. I am committed to reforming our immigration system to better reflect our shared values as a nation, especially keeping families and communities together, securing our border, and promoting economic vitality and global competitiveness.

  • March 2017
  • DREAMers invited to Trump speech as guests of Democratic lawmakers

    By Bartholomew D Sullivan Originally Appeared on USA Today WASHINGTON — In the audience facing President Trump on Tuesday night during his first speech to a joint session of Congress will be at least four DREAMers, undocumented immigrants whose futures he will be deciding soon. The four, all guests of Democratic members of Congress, were brought to […]

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  • February 2017
  • DREAMers invited to Trump speech as guests of Democratic lawmakers

    By Bartholomew D Sullivan The USA Today story here. WASHINGTON — In the audience facing President Trump on Tuesday night during his first speech to a joint session of Congress will be at least four DREAMers, undocumented immigrants whose futures he will be deciding soon. The four, all guests of Democratic members of Congress, were brought to the U.S. illegally […]

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  • Immigration orders stir deportation fears

    By Amanda Covarrubias and Tyler Hersko Originally Appeared in The Ventura County Star Broad new immigration policies announced Tuesday under the Trump administration are heightening fears among people living in Ventura County without documentation, advocates for immigrants said. The orders from the Department of Homeland Security also threaten to harm the agricultural industry, which is experiencing a […]

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  • Hundreds gather to support Muslims

    By Tom Kiskin Orginally Appeared in The Ventura County Star Hundreds of people gathered outside a Newbury Park mosque for a “Stand with Muslims” event Sunday. The event was triggered in part by an executive order by President Donald Trump for a travel ban that included temporarily blocking many people coming to the United States […]

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  • June 2016
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    Brownley Statement on U.S. v Texas Decision

    Today, Rep. Julia Brownley released a statement regarding the Supreme Court’s deadlock on the U.S. v. Texas case that would halt the implementation of President Obama’s Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) program and the expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA+) program.

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  • September 2015