January 12, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT
Roybal-Allard: Ben Soskin, (202) 225-1766, Benjamin.Soskin@mail.house.gov
Gutiérrez: Douglas Rivlin, (202) 225-8203, Douglas.Rivlin@mail.house.gov
Lofgren: Peter Whippy, (202) 225-3072, Peter.Whippy@mail.house.gov


PRESS ADVISORY: House Dems Demand End to Immigration Raids in Letter to President Obama

Washington, DC – On Tuesday, January 12, 2016, at 2:30 PM ET in the House Radio/TV Gallery Studio B, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), and Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez (IL-04) will be joined by Democratic colleagues in the House to release a letter to President Obama demanding an end to immigration home raids that have targeted Central American families with children.

“We strongly condemn the Department of Homeland Security’s recent enforcement operation targeting refugee mothers and children from El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala,” the letter states. It is currently out for signatures from Democratic House offices, and more than 100 Members are currently on the letter.

WHEN: (UPDATED: Tuesday, January 12, 2016, at 2:30 PM ET.)

WHERE: House Radio/TV Gallery, Studio B (Capitol Visitor’s Center).

WHO:
· Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40)
· Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (CA-19)
· Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez (IL-04)
· Congressman Steny Hoyer (MD-05)
· Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-38)
· Congressman John Conyers (MI-13)
· Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09)
· Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27)
· With other signatories TBA