WASHINGTON, DC -- The House Judiciary Committee today unanimously passed Congresswoman Linda Sánchez’ (D-Lakewood) bill, the Professional Athlete Immigration Act (H.R. 5060). The bill allows professional athletes to extend their work visas, ensuring they can remain with their professional teams, and continue contributions to their surrounding communities.
WASHINGTON, DC -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez issued the following statement today honoring the life and work of civil rights leader and labor organizer César Chávez.
“Today we celebrate the life and work of César Chávez. This day serves as a reminder that our country should be committed to the idea that every worker deserves to be treated with dignity and respect.
WASHINGTON, DC -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (D-Lakewood) welcomed today's unanimous passage of H.R. 5060, the Professional Athlete Immigration Act of 2008, in the Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration. Congresswoman Sánchez, who serves on the subcommittee, authored the bill which allows professional athletes to extend their work visas.
WASHINGTON, DC -- The U.S. House of Representatives today passed an anti-gang amendment by Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (D-CA) and Congressman Alcee Hastings (D-FL).