House of Representatives
Congressmember Lofgren, a Bay Area native who attended public schools and was a daughter of a truck driver, has been recognized as a leader in immigration policy and immigration reform. She is best known for her work and contributions to the DREAM Act. She has a background as an immigration attorney and as a law professor. Congressmember Lofgren is well known for addressing patent reform, digital rights, net neutrality, and copyright issues. She has also been the chair of a diverse delegation, the California Democratic Congressional Delegation.