Congressman García Congratulates Ken Salazar on Confirmation as U.S. Ambassador to Mexico
CHICAGO, IL. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García issued the following statement congratulating Ken Salazar on his confirmation by the U.S. Senate as Ambassador to Mexico:
“I congratulate Ken Salazar on his confirmation to be U.S. Ambassador to Mexico. His life and family history reminds us of the contributions the Hispanic community has made to the United States for centuries. Our stories are rooted both in Mexico and the United States and our values are the same: hard work, family, faith, and education.
“His life experience gives me confidence that he will represent the United States with pride and will prioritize opportunities for humane migration, fair trade and cultural and educational exchanges for people across both sides of the border.”