Matsui Guest At State Of The Union Address Will Be DACA Recipient & Adj. Professor

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Sacramento, CA – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) announced Jesus Limon Guzman will be her guest during the State of The Union address. Jesus, a DACA recipient, is an Adjunct Professor at California State University, Sacramento and a lecturer at Sacramento City College. Limon Guzman arrived in the United States when he was just 8-years-old. His mother hoped it could give her children a br...

Matsui Demands Greater Committee Oversight of the Family Separation Crisis

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Matsui (D-CA) joined with her Democratic colleagues at an Energy & Commerce Full Committee markup in calling on the Committee majority leadership to allow for further Committee oversight of the family separation crisis. During the markup, the Congresswoman said, “Congress has a responsibility to hold the President and his Administration accountable for this ...

THOMPSON, MATSUI, PANETTA, AND SHERMAN VISIT FACILITY FOR SEPARATED MINORS

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Washington – Today Representatives Mike Thompson (CA-05), Doris Matsui (CA-06), Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), and Brad Sherman (CA-30) released the following joint statement after visiting a facility in Virginia that houses children separated from their parents at the border as a result of the Administration’s “zero tolerance” policy. “The children we met today have faced unimaginable horrors coming to t...

Matsui Joins E&C Democrats in Demanding Hearing on Child Detention Centers

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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 t...

GAO Releases Matsui-Requested Study of Special Immigrant Visa Holder Resettlement Process

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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...

Matsui Statement on Trump Administration's California Lawsuit

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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 diversi...

Matsui Statement on Short-Term Spending Bill

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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 comp...

Matsui Statement on the Trump Administration's Decision to End DACA

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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 br...

Congresswoman Matsui Statement on Trump's Executive Order Targeting Muslims and Refugees

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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 scree...

Congresswoman Matsui Statement on President Obama's Immigration Announcement

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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...