February 24, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT
Roybal-Allard: Ben Soskin, (202) 225-1766, Benjamin.Soskin@mail.house.gov
Lofgren: Peter Whippy, (202) 225-3072, Peter.Whippy@mail.house.gov
Gutiérrez: Douglas Rivlin, (202) 225-8203, Douglas.Rivlin@mail.house.gov


PRESS ADVISORY: House Democrats to Introduce Fair Day in Court for Kids Act

Washington, DC – On Friday, February 26, 2016, at 9:00 AM 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 announce new legislation to protect children and other vulnerable groups in immigration proceedings by ensuring access to counsel, legal orientation programs, and other post-release services.

WHAT: Press conference introducing the Fair Day in Court for Kids Act.

WHEN: Friday, February 26, 2016, at 9:00 AM ET.

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

WHO:
· Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) – Ranking Member, House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security
· Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (CA-19) – Ranking Member, House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security
· Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez (IL-04) – Co-Chair, Immigration Task Force, Congressional Hispanic Caucus
· Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27) – Chair, Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus
· Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12)
· Additional Democratic Members of Congress