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September 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision to allow the Trump Administration to deny asylum requests from migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border:

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September 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) released the following statement regarding charges against a contractor and two former officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for allegedly committing fraud while overseeing relief efforts after Hurricane María in Puerto Rico:

September 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, the Safe Housing for Families Act (H.R. 1690, now entitled CO Alerts Act) was approved in the U.S. House of Representatives with bipartisan support.

September 9, 2019 Press Release

Chicago, IL – Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) and Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) hosted an informational session on the Trump Administration’s mean-spirited public charge rule and what it means for immigrant families Friday at Esperanza Health Center in Brighton Park.

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August 21, 2019 Press Release

Chicago, IL - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement regarding the Trump administration’s new ruling that will undercut the Flores Settlement Agreement (FSA) that currently restricts how long U.S. officials can detain migrant children and establishes basic standards for their care:

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August 16, 2019 Press Release

Chicago, IL - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement regarding the request by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to permit the transfer of funds to ICE to expand the network of immigration detention and enforcement centers:

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August 8, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) joins a bipartisan Congressional delegation led by Speaker Pelosi to Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and McAllen, Texas.

August 6, 2019 Press Release

Chicago, IL - El Congresista Jesús “Chuy” García envió el siguiente comunicado en respuesta al acto de terrorismo doméstico ocurrido en El Paso durante el fin de semana:

August 6, 2019 Press Release

Chicago, IL – Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement in response to the domestic terrorist attack in El Paso over the weekend:

“Our nation is in shock and we are grieving. We are at a crisis point. We must reject the hate that is dividing us and fight for the best of America, including our core strengths of democracy and diversity.  

August 5, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (D-Ill.), Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), and U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) applauded the Federal Reserve’s decision to move forward on building a real-time payments system.

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Democrats blast return of 'no-match' letters

May 2, 2019 In The News Democrats blast return of 'no-match' letters

Buscan expandir Medicaid en Illinois para beneficiarios de DACA y a ciertos residentes legales

April 27, 2019 In The News Buscan expandir Medicaid en Illinois para beneficiarios de DACA y a ciertos residentes legales
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Congresista Chuy García reclama respuestas a los grandes bancos sobre la isla

April 10, 2019 In The News Congresista Chuy García reclama respuestas a los grandes bancos sobre la isla

Washington - El congresista demócrata Jesús “Chuy” García (Illinois) demandó hoy respuestas de directivos de instituciones financieras estadounidenses vinculadas a una emisión de $3,500 millones en bonos de obligaciones generales de Puerto Rico que la Junta de Supervi

Pipeline suspends services at Westlake Hospital

April 9, 2019 In The News Pipeline suspends services at Westlake Hospital

In an email statement released Monday, Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García, whose 4th District includes Westlake's service area, said that the hospital's closure "would harm people in my community who are currently being treated by doctors in that facility and who don't have other options for their health care."

Westlake Hospital saved from closing, for now

April 9, 2019 In The News Westlake Hospital saved from closing, for now

The sudden suspension of services drew the ire of U.S. Rep. Jesus “Chuy” García, D-Ill.; the hospital is in his 4th Congressional District. He condemned the decision in a statement saying the hospital was a “critical asset for Melrose Park.”

Melrose Park Mayor: Westlake’s Owners Could Close Hospital Tomorrow

April 8, 2019 In The News Melrose Park Mayor: Westlake’s Owners Could Close Hospital Tomorrow

In an email statement released Monday, Congressman García said that he was “very concerned about reports that Westlake Hospital may be closing as soon as tomorrow. 

Democrats: Closing U.S.-Mexico border would harm USMCA's chances

April 3, 2019 In The News

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

March 29, 2019 In The News 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

February 28, 2019 In The News 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:

‘We are all America’ — Loop rally backs immigrants after Trump’s emergency

February 18, 2019 In The News ‘We are all America’ — Loop rally backs immigrants after Trump’s emergency
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