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Congressman Juan Vargas

Representing the 51st District of California

Press Releases

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. 

Feb 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (February 11, 2019) – Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) released the following statement regarding anti-Semitic comments made by Congresswoman Ilhan Omar. 

Feb 6, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (February 6, 2019) – Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) released the following statement today regarding President Trump’s State of the Union address. 

Jan 29, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (January 29, 2019)— Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) introduced Chicano Park Preservation Act of 2019 (H.R. 486).

Jan 28, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (January 28, 2019)— Today, Rep. Juan Vargas’ bipartisan bill, the Fight Illicit Networks and Detect (FIND) Trafficking Act of 2019 (H.R. 502) passed out of the U.S. House of Representatives.

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