Washington, D.C. (January 19, 2018)—Rep. Vargas released this statement after the Trump government shutdown:
Washington, D.C. (January 10, 2018)—Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) released this statement after Rep. Darrell Issa announced his decision to retire from Congress:
Washington, D.C. (December 19, 2017)—Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) released this statement after Republicans passed their tax bill in the House:
“Republicans in Congress passed a tax plan that will raise taxes for 86 million families to give massive tax cuts to the richest 1% of Americans and big corporations. This is not real tax reform, this is a tax scam.
Washington, D.C.—Rep. Juan Vargas released this statement on President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel:
Washington, D.C. (November 16, 2017)—Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) released this statement after House Republicans passed their tax plan, which will raise taxes for 36 million middle class families:
“House Republicans passed a tax proposal that raises taxes on millions of working Americans to pay for tax cuts for the rich and corporations.
Washington, DC (November 9, 2017) – Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) and Rep. Bruce Poliquin (R-ME) introduced the Wounded Warrior Housing Reform Act of 2017 (H.R. 4315), a bipartisan bill that would improve veterans’ access to housing assistance programs.
San Diego, CA (October 17, 2017)—Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) hosted a panel discussion on Combating Sex Trafficking.
San Diego, CA (September 20, 2017)—Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) hosted an Immigration Forum at the First United Methodist Church in El Centro. At the forum, constituents were able to speak with Rep. Vargas and hear directly from experts on immigration.
San Diego, CA—(September 18, 2017) Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) and Rep. Darrell Issa (CA-49) introduced the Tijuana River Valley Comprehensive Protection and Rehabilitation Act of 2017 (H.R. 3795).
Washington, D.C. (September 5, 2017)—Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) released this statement following President Trump's decision to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:
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Rep. Juan Vargas will be on the dais at the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday morning as President Obama addresses what has become a must-attend event for many politicians.
Last year, for the first time in more than 2,000 years, there was no church service in Mosul after a radical Sunni Islamist terrorist group known as the Islamic State expanded its control into northwest Iraq. Christians living in their historic homeland in the Nineveh Plains were warned to either convert to Islam, pay a cumbersome tax or be executed.
When Rep. Juan C. Vargas attends Pope Francis’ address to Congress next week, it won’t be his first time in the pontiff’s presence.
After a long day fighting over the Confederate battle flag, it is unclear where the issue might flare up next for the House of Representatives.
Two San Diego area congressmen are among the sponsors of a bill to rescue members of religious minorities threatened with violence by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria - possibly helping them join the large Middle Eastern immigrant community in eastern San Diego County.
Seventy years ago, as World War II came to a close, America took the lead in addressing the most urgent challenge of the conflict’s aftermath: finding homes and livelihoods for tens of millions of refugees and internally displaced persons.