Congressman Juan Vargas

Representing the 51st District of California

Press Releases

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:

Jan 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (January 5, 2017)—Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) released the following statement in support of House Resolution 11, denouncing the anti-Israel UN Resolution:

Jan 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (January 4, 2017) —Yesterday, Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) reintroduced the Chicano Park Preservation Act (H.R. 199) in the U.S. House of Representatives, continuing the efforts to designate Chicano Park as a National Historic Landmark.

Dec 22, 2016 Press Release

San Diego, CA--Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) issued the following statement regarding a pending vote in the United Nations Security Council on Israeli settlement activity:

Dec 13, 2016 Press Release

San Diego, CA—Yesterday, Congressman Juan Vargas issued the following statement supporting the call for a Congressional investigation into Russian Interference in the U.S. Election:

Dec 7, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, the Chicano Park Preservation Act (H.R. 3711), sponsored by Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51), passed in the U.S. House of Representatives. This is a major step forward for Chicano Park, which is one step closer to becoming a historic landmark.

Nov 16, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, the Chicano Park Preservation Act (H.R. 3711), a bill introduced by Congressman Juan Vargas in 2015, has moved out of the House Committee on Natural Resources on unanimous consent. The bill will be moving forward with the possibility of being considered on the House Floor before the end of the 114th Congress.

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Sep 21, 2016 Press Release
Preventing veterans from being deported and helping deported veterans get access to medical care

Washington, D.C. (September 21, 2016)—Today, Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) introduced a bill package that will prevent veterans from being deported and help veterans that have been deported get access to the medical service they deserve. The “Immigrant Veterans Eligibility Tracking System (I-VETS) Act of 2016” (H.R.

Aug 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC (July 6, 2016)—Today, Representative Juan Vargas (CA-51) and Representative Duncan Hunter (CA-50) introduced the “California New River Restoration Act of 2016” (H.R. 5629). 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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