Press Releases

February 24, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL - Congressman  Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement in response to the Trump Administration’s public charge rule that goes into effect today. The rule seeks to limit who can enter the United States by labeling many immigrants a public charge, or cost to society.

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February 18, 2020 Press Release
“We repudiate this campaign of intimidation”

Chicago, IL. - Today Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García, issued the following statement in response to the announcement from the Trump Administration that it will deploy 100 agents from the BORTAC  (Border Patrol Tactical Unit) teams to ten sanctuary cities, including Chicago, from February to May:

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February 7, 2020 Press Release
The House passed H.R. 5687, the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief and Puerto Rico Disaster Tax Relief Act, which now heads to the Senate

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after voting to support the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief and Puerto Rico Disaster Tax Relief Act:

February 5, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after the Senate voted to deny witness testimony and acquit President Trump of impeachable offenses:

February 4, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C . -  Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after President Trump’s State of the Union address:

January 30, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C . -  Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives voted to block federal funding for war against Iran without Congressional approval and repeal the 2002 Iraq Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF):

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January 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) announced Army veteran Miguel Perez Jr. will be his guest at President Trump’s State of the Union address on February 4, 2020 in Washington, D.C. As a legal permanent resident, Perez served two tours of duty in Afghanistan before being stripped of his green card and deported to Mexico for a non-violent drug conviction.

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January 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), a member of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee and Co-Chair of the Congressional Future of Transportation Caucus, joined Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Chairman Peter DeFazio, Energy & Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, and Ways & Means Comm

January 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jesús “Chuy” Garcia (IL-04), joined Congressional Progressive Caucus Members Earl Blumenauer (OR-03), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14), Ilhan Omar (MN-05), Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), and Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), to launch the People’s Housing platform—a groundbreaking, progressive housing framework that declares housing

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January 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after the Trump Administration released its plan to address the Israeli - Palestinian conflict:

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