Press Releases

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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August 8, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) joins a bipartisan Congressional delegation led by Speaker Pelosi to Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and McAllen, Texas.

August 6, 2019 Press Release

Chicago, IL - El Congresista Jesús “Chuy” García envió el siguiente comunicado en respuesta al acto de terrorismo doméstico ocurrido en El Paso durante el fin de semana:

August 6, 2019 Press Release

Chicago, IL – Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement in response to the domestic terrorist attack in El Paso over the weekend:

“Our nation is in shock and we are grieving. We are at a crisis point. We must reject the hate that is dividing us and fight for the best of America, including our core strengths of democracy and diversity.  

August 5, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (D-Ill.), Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), and U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) applauded the Federal Reserve’s decision to move forward on building a real-time payments system.

July 31, 2019 Press Release
Guatemala is one of the most violent and impoverished countries in the world—not a safe place for vulnerable asylum seekers to seek refuge

Washington, D.C.  Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) joined a group of 15 Members of Congress, led by Congresswoman Norma Torres (CA-35) in a letter to Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan voicing strong objections to the recent signing of the “safe third country” agreement with the government of Guatemala.

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July 27, 2019 Press Release

Chicago, IL - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement on the Supreme Court’s decision allowing President Trump to steal funds from the Department of Defense for an ineffective border wall:

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July 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García released the following statement after voting for H.R. 3239, the Humanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act: 

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