Congressman Juan Vargas

Representing the 51st District of California

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Jan 14, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (January 14, 2015) — Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) issued the following statement after voting against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Appropriations Act of 2015. The bill is intended to fund the agency through September 30, 2015.

Nov 26, 2014 Press Release

San Diego, CA (November 26, 2014) – Today, Rep. Juan Vargas applauds federal grant funding awarded to Family Health Centers of San Diego and San Ysidro Health Center in San Diego County, and Campesinos Unidos, INC. in Imperial County.

Nov 25, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (November 25, 2014) —Rep. Juan Vargas, serving on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittees on the Middle East and North Africa, and on Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade, issued the following statement on the extension of Iran nuclear negotiations:

Sep 29, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC (September 29, 2014) Today, Representative Juan Vargas (CA-51) is leading a bipartisan group of more than 20 Representatives from across the United States to send a letter to President Obama urging the Administration to resume in-county processing at the US Consulate in Erbil, Iraq as part of their humanitarian response to the atrocities taking place against religious minorities

Jun 25, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC (June 25, 2014) –Today, a bipartisan group of legislators praised the House Appropriations Committee approval of the Financial Services and General Government Fiscal Year 2015 spending bill which includes $98 million for the Calexico Port of Entry reconfiguration and expansion project.   

Jun 25, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC (June 25, 2014) –The entire San Diego Congressional Delegation praised the House Appropriations Committee for approving $216 million for the San Ysidro Port of Entry Modernization and Expansion Project in the Financial Services and General Government Fiscal Year 2015 spending bill.  

May 22, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (May 20, 2014) –Today, before the House Committee on Rules, Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) is introducing an amendment to H.R.

May 21, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (May 20, 2014) –As a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) attended today’s hearing on “The Future of U.S.–Mexico Relations.”  During the hearing, he discussed the importance of funding the Calexico Port of Entry infrastructure project with U.S. Department of State Assistant Secretary Roberta Jacobson.  Rep.

May 21, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (May 13, 2014) – Today, Rep.

May 21, 2014 Press Release

EL CENTRO, CA (May 12, 2014) – Today Rep.  Juan Vargas (CA-51) hosted retired Colonel and renowned NASA Astronaut Edward Michael “Mike” Fincke at Southwest High School in El Centro.  Col.

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