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Zoe Lofgren

Image result for zoe lofgren Zoe Lofgren
U.S. House of Representatives (D-19th/CA)

Zoe Lofgren is the U.S. Representative for California's 19th congressional district, serving in Congress since 1995. She is the Chair of both the House Administration Committee and Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship. She is also the is the chair of the California Democratic Congressional Delegation.

As the Chair of the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship, and a former immigration attorney and immigration law professor, Zoe is recognized as an established champion of top-to-bottom immigration reform and a national leader in immigration policy. During the 113th Congress, she played a key role in negotiating a comprehensive reform bill in the House Representatives as part of an eight-person bipartisan working group.


Lofgren serves as the host to PAAIA’s annual Nowruz receptions on Capitol Hill and is the sponsor of H.Res.238, recognizing the cultural and historical significance of the Iranian New Year. 

 


 

Background Information
Residence: San Jose

Term: 6th

Prev. Occupation: Attorney, Professor, Congressional Aide

Prev. Political Exp.:  Santa Clara Co. Board of Supervisors, 1981-95

Marital Status:  Married