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May 14, 2019 In The News
"We use this data to figure out where to put police stations, where to put fire stations," Cisneros said. "If those numbers aren’t accurately counted, they’re not going to have those services where they need to be."
April 12, 2019 In The News
House Democrats denounced the transgender ban in a non-binding resolution last month, but significant obstacles remain in the Senate. Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.), chairman of the powerful Senate Armed Services Committee, told Defense News in November that he is “opposed to having them serving in the military.” Only three members of Congress—Anthony Brown (D-Md.), Gil Cisneros (D-CA), and Joe Kennedy (D-Mass.)—attended a rally outside the Capitol on Wednesday, which included speakers like McGowan and Shannon Minter, an attorney fighting the transgender ban in federal court.
March 13, 2019 In The News
A group of Democratic House military veterans on Tuesday called on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to support a resolution overturning President Trump's emergency declaration on the southern border. In a letter to McConnell, Democratic Reps. Ruben Gallego (Ariz.), Anthony Brown (Md.), Salud Carbajal (Calif.), Gil Cisneros (Calif.), Ted Lieu(Calif.), Max Rose (N.Y.) and Bobby Rush (Ill.) sharply criticized Trump over reports that the administration plans to use up to $1 billion from Department of Defense military pay and pension accounts to build a border wall.
March 4, 2019 In The News
The Gang of Nine — whose origin name is still hotly debated in the group — was lumped together in part because they all were endorsed by Rep. Seth Moulton's Serve America and hail from Republican-held districts. But they didn’t all meet in person for the first time until orientation. Besides Rose, Spanberger and Houlahan, the group also includes Democratic Reps. Jason Crow of Colorado, Elaine Luria of Virginia, Jared Golden of Maine, Mikie Sherrill of New Jersey, Elissa Slotkin of Michigan and Gil Cisneros of California.
February 8, 2019 In The News

At least three Orange County congressmen – Reps. Levin, Gil Cisneros (D-Yorba Linda), and Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana) – protested Trump’s immigration policies. All highlighted the need for immigration reform by bringing DREAMers (undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children) to be their guests at the event.

February 8, 2019 In The News

“It is with humility and responsibility to my undocumented peers and my family that I am choosing to be present and visible at the State of the Union address,” said Tellez in a statement released through the school.

February 7, 2019 In The News

Refusing to change out of her turtleneck on a sweltering day in Pasadena and being captivated by swaying palm trees.

That’s most of what Miriam Tellez Sorrosa remembers about arriving in the United States from Mexico when she was 7.