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  • Matsui Joins E&C Democrats in Demanding Hearing on Child Detention Centers
    Posted in Press Releases on June 20, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Immigration

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) joined 23 of her House Energy and Commerce Democratic colleagues in sending a letter to full Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Health Subcommittee Chairman Michael Burgess (R-TX) demanding an immediate hearing on the wellbeing of the children being forcibly separated from their parents and families and placed into the custody of the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR). “The Preside... Read more

  • GAO Releases Matsui-Requested Study of Special Immigrant Visa Holder Resettlement Process
    Posted in Press Releases on March 22, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Washington, D.C. – Today, the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report with recommendations to improve the resettlement process for Special Immigration Visa (SIV) holders. In August 2016, Congresswoman Matsui led four of her colleagues – Representatives Earl Blumenauer, Zoe Lofgren, Seth Moulton, and former Representative John Conyers – in calling for the GAO to begin this study after troubling reports of SIV holders’ access to housing, employment, and education dur... Read more

  • Matsui Statement on Trump Administration's California Lawsuit
    Posted in Press Releases on March 7, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) issued the following statement after the Trump Administration filed suit against the state of California: “This misguided action from the Trump Administration does nothing to make our communities safer. Despite the Administration’s continuous attempts to push through their divisive agenda, California will not abandon the values of diversity and inclusion that define who we are as a state and as a nation.” ### Read more

  • Matsui Statement on Short-Term Spending Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on January 22, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui issued the following statement on the latest Continuing Resolution to fund the government until February 8: “This is a Republican failure of leadership. With control of the House, the Senate and the White House, there is no excuse for the GOP to continue to kick the can down the road like this. We should be able to fund the government in a comprehensive manner and address urgent matters like disaster relief, the opioid crisis, Community Healt... Read more

  • Matsui Statement on the Trump Administration's Decision to End DACA
    Posted in Press Releases on September 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) issued the following statement after the Trump Administration announced its decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program with a six-month delay: “The story of our country’s progress is inseparably linked to the contributions of millions of immigrants from all over the world. The hard work, ambition, and hope that people have brought to America has propelled us forward since our founding. “Today, by heartlessly denying young D... Read more

  • Congresswoman Matsui Statement on Trump's Executive Order Targeting Muslims and Refugees
    Posted in Press Releases on January 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) released the following statement in response to the executive order signed by President Trump: "A sweeping denial of refuge to families facing persecution and bloodshed abroad is not an effective way to protect our citizens. My first priority is always the safety of the American people, and to be clear, refugees already undergo more rigorous security screenings than any other traveler or immigrant to the U.S. "President Trump's decision to target immigra... Read more

  • Congresswoman Matsui Statement on President Obama's Immigration Announcement
    Posted in Press Releases on November 21, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThursday, November 20, 2014 CONTACT: JONELLE TRIMMER(202) 225-7163Congresswoman Matsui Statement on President Obama’s Immigration Announcement Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) issued the following statement after President Obama’s immigration announcement:“I am pleased that the President is taking immediate action on behalf of millions of individuals who are currently living in our country and have strong ties to their community. His announcement this evening will o... Read more

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