Press Releases

September 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-  Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) joined participants of Take Action for Puerto Rico! today at a press conference to highlight the urgency for a just recovery for Puerto Rico, on the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria.

September 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) and Congresswoman Lucy McBath (GA-06) introduced H.R.

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September 16, 2019 Press Release

Chicago, IL - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement marking Hispanic Heritage Month, which is celebrated in the United States from September 15 through October 15:

September 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision to allow the Trump Administration to deny asylum requests from migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border:

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September 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) released the following statement regarding charges against a contractor and two former officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for allegedly committing fraud while overseeing relief efforts after Hurricane María in Puerto Rico:

September 10, 2019 Press Release
Bill to protect families from carbon monoxide poisoning in public housing approved in U.S. House of Representatives

Washington, D.C. - Today, the Safe Housing for Families Act (H.R. 1690, now entitled CO Alerts Act) was approved in the U.S. House of Representatives with bipartisan support.

September 9, 2019 Press Release

CHICAGO, IL –Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) and Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) hosted an informational session on the Trump Administration’s mean-spirited public charge rule and what it means for immigrant families Friday at Esperanza Health Center in Brighton Park.

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August 21, 2019 Press Release

Chicago, IL- Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement regarding the Trump administration’s new ruling that will undercut the Flores Settlement Agreement (FSA) that currently restricts how long U.S. officials can detain migrant children and establishes basic standards for their care:

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August 16, 2019 Press Release

Chicago, IL- Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement regarding the request by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to permit the transfer of funds to ICE to expand the network of immigration detention and enforcement centers:

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