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    Congressman Valadao, Community Leaders Discuss Need for Immigration Reform

    FRESNO – This morning, Thursday, February 23, 2017, United States Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) reaffirmed the need for a bipartisan solution and his commitment to pushing for legislative reforms to repair our broken immigration system. The event, a breakfast discussion in Fresno, California, was hosted by The Fresno Area Hispanic Foundation in conjunction with FWD.us. Fresno Area Hispanic Foundation President Dora Westerlund and Chairman Fausto Hinojosa delivered opening and closing rema...

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    Valadao Urges Collaboration to Repair Immigration System

    WASHINGTON – United States Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) is urging President Donald J. Trump to collaborate with himself and others in Congress to reform our broken immigration system. In a letter sent Tuesday, Valadao discusses the serious impact immigration has on families and businesses in California's Central Valley. "As the son of Portuguese immigrants representing a unique and diverse congressional district, I have gained invaluable insight into our broken immigration system," the l...

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    Valadao Supports Legislation to Protect Youth from Deportation

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) today announced his support for H.R. 496, the Bar Removal of Individuals who Dream and Grow our Economy (BRIDGE) Act. The legislation, which was originally introduced in the U.S. Senate and then introduced in the House by Congressman Mike Coffman (R-CO) aims to protect undocumented individuals brought to the United States as children should the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program be discontinued. After cosponsoring the legi...

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    Valadao Statement on President's Executive Order

    WASHINGTON - United States Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) issued the following statement regarding President Trump's Executive Order suspending visas from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen as well as the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program. "Keeping my constituents safe is my highest priority and I support strengthening screening procedures to ensure Americans are protected from foreign threats. However, these issues are complex and should not be addressed through hasty, uncle...

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    Valadao Issues Statement on Amicus Brief Vote

    WASHINGTON — U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) released a statement following the vote in the House of Representatives to enable House Speaker Paul Ryan to file an amicus brief on behalf of the entire Chamber in the matter of United States, et al v. Texas, et al: “Like all those advocating for comprehensive immigration reform, I too am frustrated. I am frustrated with the divisive rhetoric, the political games, and the inability for either side to come together to do what’s best for our ...

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    David G. Valadao: Bridging Partisan Lines

    It’s no surprise that Washington, D.C., is largely known for being incredibly unproductive. And with elected officials entrenched in partisan gridlock there’s no reason to expect that to change. However, in 2015, something did change. When I was elected to Congress, I promised my constituents I would do everything in my power to represent their best interest in Washington and that I would work with everyone, regardless of which political party they belonged to. While there is still much work to ...

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    Valadao, Sinema Introduce Legislation to Support Startups, Create Jobs in California

    WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (R-CA) and U.S. Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) announced their legislation H.R. 398, the Jobs in America Act which was introduced in the United States House of Representatives. This bipartisan legislation provides immigrant entrepreneurs and foreign graduates of U.S. universities with the opportunity to stay in the United States if they demonstrate the ability to create jobs in America and bolster our economy. Congressman Valadao stated,...

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    Valadao Returns from Congressional Delegation Trip to Southwest Border

    Today, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) returned from a Congressional Delegation visit to the U.S. – Mexico Southwest Border. Led by the Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, Congressman Michael McCaul (TX-10), the bipartisan group of 21 Members traveled to San Diego, California, Tucson and Sierra Vista, Arizona, and McAllen, Texas. The trip, which included meetings with Arizona border ranchers, seeing drones at Ft. Huachuca, and driving along the fence allowed Members to examine n...

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    Rep. Valadao Announces April Mobile Office Hours

    Hanford – Today, Congressman Valadao (CA-21) announced mobile office program dates and locations for the month of April. This program affords residents, who are unable to visit the Congressman’s office due to time or location restrictions, the opportunity to meet with congressional staff and receive services offered by Congressman Valadao’s office face-to-face. Constituents are invited to come and speak with congressional staff and voice questions or concerns they may have. You are especially en...

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    Valadao Supports House Immigration Reform Legislation

    Washington – Today, Wednesday, October 30, 2013, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) announced his support of H.R. 15, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act, legislation aimed at reforming the United States Immigration system introduced by Congressman Joe Garcia (D-FL). “I have been working with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to find common ground on the issue of immigration reform. Recently, I have focused my efforts on joining with likeminded R...

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