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Congressman Juan Vargas

Representing the 51st District of California

Press Releases

May 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 1, 2019) – Rep. Juan Vargas is leading a funding request for the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) U.S.-Mexico Border Water Infrastructure Program and the EPA’s Office of International and Tribal Affairs, which supports vital programs, including the Border 2020 environmental program.

Apr 27, 2019 Press Release

SAN DIEGO, CA (April 27, 2019) – Rep. Juan Vargas released the following statement regarding the tragic shooting at Congregation Chabad in Poway, California:

Apr 19, 2019 Press Release

SAN DIEGO, CA (April 19, 2019) – Rep. Juan Vargas issued the following statement on the release of the redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report:

Apr 5, 2019 Press Release

CALEXICO, CA. (April 5, 2019) – Today, Rep. Juan Vargas released the following statement regarding President Trump’s visit to Calexico, CA:

Mar 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (March 12, 2019) – Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) joined Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Nydia Velazquez (NY-7), and Yvette Clarke (NY-9) as an original co-sponsor to introduce the Dream and Promise Act, H.R. 6.

Mar 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (March 11, 2019) – Rep. Juan Vargas released the following statement regarding the President’s Budget for 2020:

Mar 1, 2019 Press Release

San Diego, CA. (March 1, 2019) – Rep. Juan Vargas released the following statement amid demolition of Trump border wall prototypes:

Feb 22, 2019 Press Release

SAN YSIDRO, CA (February 22, 2019) — Today, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and Congressmen Juan Vargas (CA-51), Scott Peters (CA-52), Mike Levin (CA-49) released the following statement after touring the San Ysidro Port of Entry and observing the implementation of the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP).

Feb 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Today, U.S. Congressmembers Juan Vargas (CA-51), Scott Peters (CA-52), and Susan Davis (CA-53) released the following statement after $15 million was allocated to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) U.S. – Mexico Border Water Infrastructure Program: 

Feb 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (February 15, 2019) — Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) announced that $191 million was approved for the Calexico West Land Port of Entry (LPOE) Reconfiguration and Expansion Project.  With this additional funding, Rep. Vargas has secured more than $700 million for border infrastructure in his district since taking office in 2013. 

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