Immigration

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March 18, 2021 Press Release

Video (YouTube)

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) delivered remarks on the House floor in support of the H.R. 6, the Dream and Promise Act, legislation to create a pathway to citizenship for Dreamers, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) holders.

The full text of her remarks, as delivered, is available below and a video is available here.

March 15, 2021 Press Release

Text of Letter (PDF)

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) joined Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (MN-05) and 22 colleagues on a letter to President Biden’s Director of Domestic Policy, Susan Rice and Secretary of Homeland Security, Alejandro Mayorkas urging the Biden administration to issue an additional Executive Order announcing a plan to phase out contracts between ICE and state, county, and local jails and prisons.

January 26, 2021 Press Release

Lawmakers Unveiled the Legislation at a Virtual Presser This Afternoon

Bill Text (PDF)

December 8, 2020 In The News

Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley sent a letter Monday to the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) expressing "grave concern" and demanding answers about recent changes to court filing deadlines that could affect dozens of immigration cases across the U.S.

November 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement on the arrest made in East Boston today by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

October 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) applauded passage of House Resolution 1153 - Condemning unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their full, informed consent.