Press Releases

June 5, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, U.S. Representatives Norma J. Torres (CA-35), Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), Salud Carbajal (CA-24), Jesús G. “Chuy” García (IL-04), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08), Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (FL-26), and Ilhan Omar (IL-05), members of the Congressional New Americans Caucus, released the following statement on the passage of H.R.

June 4, 2019 Press Release
The Dream and Promise Act is Not Perfect But it’s a Historic Step Forward

Washington, DC- Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement upon voting in support of H.R. 6 The Dream and Promise Act:

May 30, 2019 Press Release

Chicago, IL- Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement in response to today’s news of  Chicago Alderman Ed Burke being charged with expanded bribery and racketeering:

May 29, 2019 Press Release
"No one is above the law. Not even the President."

Chicago, IL- Today, Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García issued the following statement regarding the conclusion of the investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller:

“No one, including the President, is above the law. The fundamental integrity of our democracy is at stake.

May 22, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC- Today on the floor of the House of Representatives, Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04)  delivered a speech highlighting the importance that passing H.R. 1500, the Consumers First Act has for his constituents. Following is the text of his remarks.

May 21, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC– Today, Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) joined Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus at a press conference to denounce the inhumane treatment that has led to the death of another child under custody of the Department of Homeland Security.  The latest victim, a 16-year-old Guatemalan immigrant, had been detained for seven days in Weslaco, Texas.

May 21, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC-  At a hearing of the Financial Services Committee today, Congressman “Chuy” García (IL-04) called on Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson to support H.R. 1690, the Safe Housing for Families Act, which would make carbon monoxide (CO) detectors mandatory in public housing units subsidized by HUD. 

May 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC- Congressman Jesús “Chuy” Garcia (IL-04) issued the following statement on the immigration proposal announced today by President Trump:

May 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-  Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) and 11 other Members of Congress including senior Financial Services Members Nydia Velázquez (NY-07), and Al Green (TX- 09), as well as Freshmen Members Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14), Katie Porter (CA-45) and Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), called on the Federal Reserve Board to stop the series of

May 14, 2019 Press Release
Bill would repeal the 287(g) program, which allows ICE to partner with local law enforcement to serve as immigration officers
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, Representatives Jesus “Chuy” García (IL-04) and Mike Quigley (IL-05), and Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) re-introduced legislation that seeks to remove the ability of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to contract with local law enforcement for the purposes of enforcing federal immigration law.