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February 11, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (D-IL), Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) today led a letter urging President Biden to take on a broader analysis of the humanitarian impacts of sanctions and to reconsider sanctions that are impeding COVID relief.

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February 8, 2021 Press Release

 Chicago, IL - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after the passing of his dear friend and union leader Karen Lewis:

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February 5, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García voted to adopt the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Resolution. Adopting this budget enables Congress to act quickly and decisively to deliver the robust relief that families, workers, and communities need to combat the coronavirus pandemic and uplift the economy. Congressman García issued the following statement:

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February 5, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) announced today that his Legislative Director and Deputy Chief of Staff Don Andres will succeed Kari Moe as his chief of staff. Ms. Moe, a longtime congressional staffer, will return to teaching and training progressive leadership.

February 2, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García issued the following statement regarding the immigration executive orders President Joe Biden issued today and the historic confirmation of Department of Homeland Security Secretary, Alejandro Mayorkas:

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February 2, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) released the following statement after Pete Buttigieg was confirmed as the Secretary of Transportation.

“I offer my congratulations to Pete Buttigieg who was just confirmed by the US Senate to be the next  Secretary of Transportation and the first openly gay cabinet secretary in U.S. history.

February 1, 2021 Press Release

Chicago, IL — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García issued the following statement marking the beginning of Black History Month:

January 29, 2021 Press Release
Members of Congress Urge Biden Administration to Consider House Led Legislation Addressing Immigrant Rights and Comprehensive Immigration Reform

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Representative Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) joined Representatives Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01), Donald S. Beyer Jr. (VA-08), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), and introduced a critical legislative package to protect immigrant rights.

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January 28, 2021 Press Release

Chicago, IL -  Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement on the passing of community activist Raúl Montes Sr.:

“On January 23rd, my wife Evelyn and I lost a dear friend, and my neighborhood of Little Village lost a beloved community member: Raúl Montes Sr.

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January 28, 2021 Press Release
As President Biden aims to overhaul the American immigration system, this legislation would help welcome and support immigrants and refugees as they adapt to life in the United States

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Reps. Jesús “Chuy” García (D-IL), Grace Meng (D-NY), and Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) introduced the National Office of New Americans Act in the House of Representatives. U.S. Senator Edward Markey (D-MA) will introduce the same measure in the Senate.

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