Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, Representing California’s 46th Congressional District
PRESS RELEASE, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 23, 2015 MEDIA
CONTACT: Emily Morris, 202-225-2965, Emily.Morris@mail.house.gov
REP. LORETTA SANCHEZ SLAMS REPUBLICAN ANTI-IMMIGRANT BILL
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46) today called out House Republicans for continuing to demonize hard-working, law-abiding immigrant and Latino families and advancing, H.R. 3009 ‘Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act’. Also known as ‘The Donald Trump Act’, this legislation undermines the decisions of local law enforcement around our nation about how to best police, protect and engage with their communities.
“This bill doesn’t create any solutions— it’s another example of how Republicans continue to block comprehensive immigration reform and spread harmful myths that immigrants are threats to the public. Extensive research shows that immigrants are less likely to commit serious crimes than native born citizens. Continue reading