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June 10, 2020

ICYMI: Rep. Kirkpatrick, Colleagues Send Letter to ICE Regarding Migrant Detention Facilities and Treatment During COVID-19 Pandemic

TODAY– Reports from NBC, “This is a life or death situation” Includes Detainee Letter About Inhumane Conditions at La Palma (Tucson, AZ) – Last month, Rep. Kirkpatrick, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (MS), Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security and Arizona Reps. Grijalva, Gallego, and Stanton sent a letter to the U.S. Immigration and Customs…

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June 5, 2020

Following George Floyd Murder, Rep. Kirkpatrick Announces Support for House Resolution Condemning Police Brutality

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick signed on as a Co-Sponsor of H.Res. 988, a resolution introduced by Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Ilhan Omar (MN-05), in partnership with Congresswoman Karen Bass (CA-37), Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus and Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13), to condemn police brutality, racial profiling and the excessive use of force, with…

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June 3, 2020

Rep. Kirkpatrick Issues Statement on Halting Harmful Evictions of People Impacted by COVID-19

(Tucson, A.Z.) – Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick releases the following statement regarding harmful evictions of people impacted by the pandemic. In March, Governor Ducey issued an Executive Order halting evictions for renters facing adversities due to COVID-19. It is set to expire in July.  The Executive Order imposed by Governor Ducey may have halted some evictions,…

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June 2, 2020

Rep. Kirkpatrick Shares Support for Protesters and Black Lives Matter Movement, Condemns the President’s Response

(Tucson, AZ) – Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick released the following statement highlighting the importance of the Black Lives Matter movement and community engagement and denouncing President Trump’s response to the civil unrest. The unrest around the country comes after the murder of yet another black man at the hands of a police officer.  Yesterday, in Washington,…

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May 30, 2020

Rep. Kirkpatrick, Colleagues Send Letter to ICE Regarding Migrant Detention Facilities and Treatment During COVID-19 Pandemic

Includes Letter From Detainees About Inhumane Conditions at La Palma (Tucson, AZ) – Rep. Kirkpatrick, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (MS), Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security and Arizona Reps. Grijalva, Gallego, and Stanton sent a letter to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Deputy Director, Matthew T. Albence raising deep concerns about the conditions…

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