More on Immigration

January 3, 2021 Press Release

As Congresswoman Haaland prepares to be sworn into her second term at the start of the 117th Congress at noon today, January 3rd, 2020, she released the following report recapping her legislative accomplishments during her freshman term. 

October 1, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – In a vote tonight, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) helped pass an updated COVID-19 relief package that includes an estimated $1.77 billion for the state of New Mexico and as much as $335 million in relief for local governments in New Mexico’s 1st Congressional District. The updated Heroes Act would address the health and economic needs for families across the country.

September 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) led by Co-Chairs Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), Lois Frankel (FL-21), Jackie Speier (CA-14), and Vice Chairs Veronica Escobar (TX-16) and Deb Haaland (NM-01) issued the following statement calling for an investigation following reports of forced hysterectomies at an ICE Facility.

September 1, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Monday, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) met with NM Dream Team and the New Mexico Immigrant Law Center (NMILC) to learn more about their efforts to support immigrant youth and their families and hear about NMILC’s role offering legal services to immigrants in detention.

August 31, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01), who serves as Co-Chair of the Congressional Native American Caucus, delivered a keynote address during the National Transportation in Indian Country Conference. During her address, Congresswoman Haaland discussed the proposals in Congress that seek to boost infrastructure in Indian Country, which is paramount in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Haaland also emphasized the importance of filling out the Census to ensure infrastructure projects are funded at the levels needed to serve Tribal communities.

August 31, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will deliver the keynote address during the National Transportation in Indian Country Conference today, Monday, August 31, 2020.  The national conference, hosted by the Center for Tribal Transportation, offers sessions on transit, safety, planning and the latest updates to Tribes and Tribal organizations. 

August 18, 2020 In The News

Members of Congress troubled at reports of Cibola County center guards not wearing PPE when escorting sick detainees to hospital; company denies that

EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) — Members of New Mexico’s congressional delegation want to know why a COVID-19 outbreak took place despite warnings at a privately-run detention center in Cibola County.

July 16, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) hosted a roundtable with a group of international students who attend the University of New Mexico (UNM) and UNM faculty to highlight international students’ contributions to the University. The discussion comes after the Department of Homeland Security, the agency that oversees international student visas, issued a temporary rule that would not allow international students to stay in the United States if their university classes moved online.