146 House Democrats Call for Suspension of Immigration Raids


WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Today, U.S. Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-Calif.) and Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-Ill.) released a letter to President Obama signed by 146 Democrats calling for a suspension of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) home raids that have targeted Central American families and children. 

The letter, which can be read here, was signed by 146 Democratic Members of Congress.  Reps. Lofgren, Roybal-Allard and Gutiérrez spoke about the letter at a press conference this afternoon (audio link), where they were joined by House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD-05) andCongresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09).