Congressman Juan Vargas

Representing the 51st District of California

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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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May 9, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (May 9, 2014) – Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) is a proud original cosponsor of The Military Opportunities for Mothers (MOM) Act, introduced by Rep. Tammy Duckworth (IL-08) and Rep.

May 9, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (May 9, 2014) – Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) urging Secretary Jeh Johnson to approve California’s proposed design for licenses issued to state residents who cannot show proof of citizenship or authorized presence.  The letter authored by Rep.

May 6, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (May 6, 2014) – In his continued effort to fight for the release of former U.S. Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi from La Mesa Penitentiary in Tijuana, Mexico, Rep. Juan Vargas (D-CA-51) sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry yesterday urging the Department of State to take a more active role in the case.  Last week, Rep. Vargas contacted the U.S.

May 2, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (May 1, 2014) – Earlier this year, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) led the charge in securing funding for three main veterans projects, all of which were included in yesterday’s House passed Fiscal Year 2015 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs (MilCon-VA) Appropriations bill.  Rep.

Apr 30, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (April 30, 2014) –Earlier this year, Rep.

Apr 23, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (April 23, 2014) – Today, the Department of Transportation announced that the Imperial County Airport is on a list of airports potentially losing federal support under the Essential Air Service (EAS) program.  In 2012, President Obama signed the “Federal Aviation Administration Modernization and Reform Act,” which requires subsidized communities to maintain an av

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