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May 10, 2019 Press Release

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.

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May 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC- Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) voted today in support of H.R. 986, Protecting Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions Act of 2019, legislation that blocks the Trump Administration’s efforts to sabotage Americans’ health care.  

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May 7, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC- U.S. Representative Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Representative Joe Cunningham (SC-01) and Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) today sent a letter to the Financial Services Committee Chairwoman, Rep. Maxine Waters (CA-43) and Ranking Member Rep. Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10) and to the Senate Committee on Banking Housing and Urban Affairs Chairman Sen.

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May 6, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC U.S. Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (D-IL-04) and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) today announced the Protections in Consumer Lending Act, new legislation to help protect people against discrimination when they apply for different types of credit.

May 3, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Raúl Grijalva (AZ-03), Jim Costa (CA-16) and Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) joined Latinos for Secure Retirement, Social Security Works and the National Immigration Law Center to denounce the Trump Administration’s latest attempt to harass immigrants and working people.

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April 30, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  Confrontations between opposition protesters and military forces loyal to Nicolás Maduro erupted in Venezuela today after Juan Guaidó, President of the National Assembly, appeared alongside soldiers and called for Venezuelans to take to the streets.

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April 26, 2019 Press Release

Chicago, IL – Today Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) joined community leaders at a press conference to announce Illinois House Bill 0072 to expand Medicaid eligibility to immigrants that have a valid social security number or work permit.

April 26, 2019 Press Release

Chicago, IL – Congressman “Chuy” García (IL-04) joined Illinois State Senator, Martin Sandoval, representatives from St. Anthony’s Hospital, and Focal Point CEO, Guy A. Medaglia, and others at a press conference to announce plans for the Focal Point Community Campus and the new location for St. Anthony’s Hospital.

Congressman García issued the following statement:

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April 24, 2019 Press Release

Chicago, IL - Today Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) joined IL State Representative Will Guzzardi and representatives from a coalition of organizations, including the Logan Square Neighborhood Association, in support of a proposal to build 100 units of affordable housing in a transit-oriented development for families near the Logan Square CTA station. 

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April 24, 2019 Press Release

Chicago, IL – Today Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) joined Rep. Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Rep. Dan Lipinski (IL-03), UNITE here Local 23 Amtrak Division President Donald Boyd, Transport Workers Union officials John Feltz and Jack Dinsdale, and dozens of UNITE HERE Amtrak workers at a rally calling for increased Amtrak funding.

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Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García - In the News

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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Illinois House Democrats ‘well-positioned’ in new Congress

January 27, 2019 In The News Illinois House Democrats ‘well-positioned’ in new Congress

5 House freshmen to watch on housing issues

January 23, 2019 In The News 5 House freshmen to watch on housing issues

Shutdown chaos complicates IRS tax season

January 10, 2019 In The News Shutdown chaos complicates IRS tax season

116th United States Congress

January 3, 2019 In The News 116th United States Congress
An article about the 116th United States Congress.

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