Press Releases

June 27, 2019 Press Release
Vows to Combat Efforts to Add Census Question in the Future

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) released the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled that the proposed citizenship question for the 2020 U.S. Census cannot be added for now, in part because the Trump Administration’s explanation for adding the question is inadequate. 

June 26, 2019 Press Release
The Border Supplemental Bill Has Flaws, But We Must Provide Assistance to Children

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) released the following statement after voting to support the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance and Security at the Southern Border Act:

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June 25, 2019 Press Release
The Reward Work Act Will End Explosion of Stock Buybacks

Washington, D.C. - Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) and Ro Khanna (CA-17), introduced the Reward Work Act today, as a companion to legislation by Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI). This bill will address the explosion in so-called “stock buybacks.” Since the late 1970s, a growing share of economic growth has gone to Wall Street with little given to workers.

June 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) successfully included two amendments in H.R. 3055, the second Democratic Majority-passed Appropriations package to fund the government in 2020. H.R.

June 21, 2019 Press Release
“It is crucial for our community members to know their rights and to find local organizations with resources and support”

Chicago, IL - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement in response to news reports that the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agency will begin conducting raids in major U.S. cities on Sunday:

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June 19, 2019 Press Release
The Reward Work Act Will End Explosion of Stock Buybacks

Washington, DC- Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) and Ro Khanna (CA-17), introduced the Reward Work Act today, as a companion to legislation by Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI). This bill will address the explosion in so-called “stock buybacks.” Since the late 1970s, a growing share of economic growth has gone to Wall Street with little given to workers.

June 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Representative Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) successfully included two provisions in H.R. 2740, the first Democratic Majority-passed Appropriations package since 2010. H.R. 2740 provides $982.8 billion to fund federal departments including Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, and Energy until Sept 30, 2020.

June 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC- Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement on the President’s latest threat to deport millions of immigrants and target families:

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June 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Hoy, los representantes Chuy García (IL-04) y Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) anunciaron la inclusión de lenguaje nuevo relacionado con el plan de Servicios de Ciudadanía e Inmigración de los Estados Unidos (USCIS) para cerrar sus oficinas internacionales en el informe para acompañar la ley de asignaciones presupuestales del Departamento de Seguridad

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June 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) and Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) announced the inclusion of important language relating to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) plan to close its international field offices in the report to accompany the bill funding the Department of Homeland Security.

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