Congressman Juan Vargas

Representing the 51st District of California

Press Releases

Mar 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (March 24, 2017)— Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) released this statement after Republicans pulled their disastrous health care bill:

“This looks like it could be the beginning of the end of the Trump agenda. The Deal-Maker-in-Chief wasn’t able to deliver on one of his key promises.

Mar 6, 2017 Press Release

San Diego, CA (March 6, 2017) – Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) released the following statement after President Trump’s executive order seeking to reinstate his Muslim and Refugee ban:

"The new Executive Order signed by President Trump is nothing more than an un-American Muslim ban. 

Mar 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (March 2, 2017)—Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) released the following statement after it was reported that Jeff Sessions lied under oath to the Senate Judiciary Committee during his confirmation hearings about meetings with Russian officials:

Feb 22, 2017 Press Release

San Diego, CA (February 22, 2017)—Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) released the following statement on the rise of anti-Semitism and the wave of threats received by the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center and other Jewish Community Centers across the nation:

Feb 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—(February 16, 2017) Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) released this statement after he and other members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus were prevented from attending a meeting with the Acting Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Thomas D. Homan:

Feb 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (February 9, 2017)—Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) released this statement following the deportation of Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos:

Feb 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC (February 2, 2017) - Today, Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) introduced the Imperial Valley Desert Conservation and Recreation Act (H.R. 827). This bill designates and transfers land in order to protect key habitats and creates new recreational areas including permitting motorized recreation on designated routes. 

Jan 25, 2017 Press Release

San Diego, CA (January 25, 2017) — Today, Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) released this statement following President Trump’s Executive Orders on immigration:

Jan 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (January 18, 2017)—Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) and Congressman Duncan Hunter (CA-50) introduced the California New River Restoration Act of 2017 (H.R. 438). This bipartisan bill improves restoration and conservation efforts in the New River in both California and Mexico through the creation of a California New River restoration program.

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Jan 11, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (January 11, 2017)--Today, Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) released the following statement following the U.S. Department of the Interior’s announcement of their designation of Chicano Park as a National Historic Landmark:

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