Press Releases

January 27, 2021 Press Release
A collaboration between FIRM Action, other outside groups and members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Congressional Black Caucus and Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, this progressive vision signals a strong commitment to transforming the immigration system so it is humane, fair, equitable, centers family unity and works for everyone

WASHINGTON, DC — Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Veronica Escobar (TX-16), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14), Judy Chu (CA-27) and Yvette Clarke (NY-09) introduced the Roadmap to Freedom Resolution today.

January 26, 2021 Press Release
Legislation will dismantle the prison to deportation system and challenge systemic racism in immigration laws

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Karen Bass (CA-37), and 35 Members of Congress, alongside more than 300 advocacy organizations and community representatives, introduced the New Way Forward Act, a landmark piece of legislation to address injustice and structural racism in the U.S.

January 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García released the following statement today on the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, the first African American, woman, and Asian American to be Vice President:

January 15, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  This week Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) was reappointed to serve on the Financial Services, Transportation & Infrastructure, and Natural Resources Committees for the 117th Congress. Congressman García issued the following statement:

January 14, 2021 Press Release

Chicago, IL – This week, Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) convened a virtual meeting between labor groups leaders and Illinois Unidos to address the COVID-19 pandemic through multi-sector collaboration across groups.

January 13, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after voting to impeach President Donald J. Trump for a second time:

“One week ago, President Trump incited an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol in an attempt to overturn the results of the 2020 Presidential Election.

January 12, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) hosted virtual meetings with regional United States Postal Service (USPS) and National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) representatives to discuss the ongoing delivery delays in the Chicagoland area and find solutions to improve future service.

January 11, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC- Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement regarding Congressional measures to hold President Trump accountable following the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol:

January 5, 2021 Press Release
(Statement in English and Spanish)

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García issued the following statement regarding the return to in person education in Chicago:

December 21, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today the House voted on a year-end agreement consisting of two legislative packages to fund the government through 2021 and provide additional COVID-19 relief. Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) voted for Part II of H.R.