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WASHINGTON— Today, the Biden Administration announced the beginning of a plan to allow asylum seekers forced to wait in Mexico for their asylum hearings to begin entering the United States.
WASHINGTON— Today, President Joe Biden officially ended former President Trump’s national emergency declaration at the Southern border.
WASHINGTON— Today, Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva reintroduced the Justice is Not for Sale Act. The bill would prohibit federal, state, and local governments from contracting with private prison companies and end immigrant family detention.
WASHINGTON— Today, the House of Representatives passed the National Apprenticeship Act of 2021. The bill will create approximately 1 million new apprenticeship opportunities over the next five years. With a current economic crisis due to the pandemic, this provides new opportunities for America’s workers to receive new, good-paying jobs.
WASHINGTON— Today, Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva led Arizona House Democrats Reps. Ruben Gallego, Tom O’Halleran, and Ann Kirkpatrick in a letter to President Joe Biden and COVID-19 Task Force Coordinator Jeff Zients urging them to consider sending additional vaccines to Arizona and assess current state operations to combat COVID-19.
WASHINGTON— Today, President Joe Biden will sign three executive orders concerning immigration and border policies.
Washington, D.C. – Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) today announced the promotion of Naomi Miguel to staff director of the Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States (SCIP) and Ariana Romeo to professional staffer at the Subcommittee. Miguel had been a professional staffer and Romeo had been a policy aide.
WASHINGTON— Today, President Biden signed a series of executive actions that will help expand and strengthen access to affordable healthcare for millions of Americans.
Washington, D.C. – Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) released the following statement on President Joe Biden’s new environmental executive orders.
WASHINGTON— Today, House Democrats reintroduced the Raise the Wage Act, a bill that would raise the minimum wage to $15 by 2025.