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:
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
Washington, DC- Congressman Jesús “Chuy” Garcia (IL-04) issued the following statement on the immigration proposal announced today by President Trump:
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
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.
Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García - In the News
Democrats: Closing U.S.-Mexico border would harm USMCA's chances
By Maria Curi
Congressional Democrats believe President Trump’s threat to shut down the U.S.-Mexico border would hurt his administration’s push to get the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement ratified, lawmakers told Inside U.S. Trade this week.
HUD will start checking for carbon monoxide detectors — but won't penalize landlords if they're missing
Congressman “Chuy” García was mentioned in a news article highlighting his bicameral bill, the Safe Housing for Families Act, with Representative Joe Cunningham (SC-01) and Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) on March 30. This Act will provide carbon monoxide detectors in U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) housing units.
Wait Times for Citizenship Have Doubled in the Last Two Years
The letter Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García led demanding accountability from USCIS to address the growing backlog of adjudications at the agency was mentioned in The New York Times on February 21, 2019. See the excerpt here: