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Congressman Juan Vargas

Representing the 51st District of California

Press Releases

Jun 27, 2018 Press Release
The Supreme Court has delivered a devastating blow to working people in America.
Jun 25, 2018 Press Release
To study the use of virtual currencies for illicit activities
Rep. Juan Vargas’ bipartisan bill, the Fight Illicit Networks and Detect (FIND) Trafficking Act of 2018 (H.R. 6069) passed unanimously in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Jun 18, 2018 Press Release
Rep. Juan Vargas led Members of Congress on a visit to various immigration detention facilities in San Diego.
Jun 13, 2018 Press Release
This bipartisan bill would require the Comptroller General of the United States to study how virtual currencies and online marketplaces are used to facilitate sex or drug trafficking and propose regulatory and legislative actions to put an end to these illicit activities.
May 30, 2018 Press Release
Today, Rep Juan Vargas released a statement on the rocket attacks against Israel from Gaza.
May 17, 2018 Press Release
Advocating for Deported Veterans’ Access to Benefits
Rep. Juan Vargas testified before the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs to advocate for ensuring that deported veterans get access to the benefits they earned and highlight the VA San Diego Region Office’s recent efforts to provide some relief to deported veterans. In addition, Rep. Vargas discussed the efforts he is leading to get accurate data about veterans who have been deported from the United States.
Apr 24, 2018 Press Release
Rep. Juan Vargas announced the winners of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition for California’s 51st Congressional District at a reception with students, parents, and teachers in Calexico, CA.
Apr 23, 2018 Press Release
Rep. Juan Vargas is leading the Congressional Hispanic Caucus in sending a Congressional inquiry to Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) Kirstjen Nielsen regarding the detention and treatment of pregnant immigrants by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
Mar 22, 2018 Press Release
Today, Rep. Juan Vargas released this statement after voting against the government funding bill in the House.
Mar 20, 2018 Press Release
Rep. Juan Vargas is leading the effort to request full funding for Phase 2 of the Calexico West Land Port of Entry (LPOE) reconfiguration and expansion project.