Press Releases

May 10, 2019 Press Release
The Preserving Overseas Immigration Services Act Requires Congressional Approval Prior to the Closure or Consolidation of USCIS Overseas Field Offices

Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) and Kathleen M. Rice (NY-04) introduced legislation to prevent the Department of Homeland Security from closing Citizenship and Immigration Services offices overseas without the consent of Congress.

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May 9, 2019 Press Release
We will not leave millions of Americans without health care

Washington, DC- Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) voted today in support of H.R. 986, Protecting Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions Act of 2019, legislation that blocks the Trump Administration’s efforts to sabotage Americans’ health care.  

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May 7, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC- U.S. Representative Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Representative Joe Cunningham (SC-01) and Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) today sent a letter to the Financial Services Committee Chairwoman, Rep. Maxine Waters (CA-43) and Ranking Member Rep. Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10) and to the Senate Committee on Banking Housing and Urban Affairs Chairman Sen.

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May 6, 2019 Press Release
The Protections in Consumer Lending Act Would Create Transparency in the Credit Lending Process, Help Identify Predatory Lending Patterns and Enforce Anti-Discrimination Laws

Washington, DC U.S. Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (D-IL-04) and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) today announced the Protections in Consumer Lending Act, new legislation to help protect people against discrimination when they apply for different types of credit.

May 3, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Raúl Grijalva (AZ-03), Jim Costa (CA-16) and Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) joined Latinos for Secure Retirement, Social Security Works and the National Immigration Law Center to denounce the Trump Administration’s latest attempt to harass immigrants and working people.

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April 30, 2019 Press Release
Venezuela must find a peaceful by holding credible elections and returning to democracy

Washington, D.C.  Confrontations between opposition protesters and military forces loyal to Nicolás Maduro erupted in Venezuela today after Juan Guaidó, President of the National Assembly, appeared alongside soldiers and called for Venezuelans to take to the streets.

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April 26, 2019 Press Release

Chicago, IL – Today Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) joined community leaders at a press conference to announce Illinois House Bill 0072 to expand Medicaid eligibility to immigrants that have a valid social security number or work permit.

April 26, 2019 Press Release

Chicago, IL – Congressman “Chuy” García (IL-04) joined Illinois State Senator, Martin Sandoval, representatives from St. Anthony’s Hospital, and Focal Point CEO, Guy A. Medaglia, and others at a press conference to announce plans for the Focal Point Community Campus and the new location for St. Anthony’s Hospital.

Congressman García issued the following statement:

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April 24, 2019 Press Release

Chicago, IL - Today Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) joined IL State Representative Will Guzzardi and representatives from a coalition of organizations, including the Logan Square Neighborhood Association, in support of a proposal to build 100 units of affordable housing in a transit-oriented development for families near the Logan Square CTA station. 

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April 24, 2019 Press Release

Chicago, IL – Today Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) joined Rep. Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Rep. Dan Lipinski (IL-03), UNITE here Local 23 Amtrak Division President Donald Boyd, Transport Workers Union officials John Feltz and Jack Dinsdale, and dozens of UNITE HERE Amtrak workers at a rally calling for increased Amtrak funding.

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