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Congressman Juan Vargas

Representing the 51st District of California

Rep. Juan Vargas A Strong “NO” on the Omnibus

Mar 22, 2018
Press Release

Washington, D.C.—(March 22, 2018) Today, Rep. Juan Vargas released this statement after voting against the government funding bill in the House:

“Republicans have decided to throw the American Dream under the omnibus by refusing to give us a vote on a permanent protection for hundreds of thousands of DREAMers. These young immigrants, like the millions that have come before them, contribute to our communities and make America a better place.

"My priorities are to fund programs that benefit the American people and address the needs of our communities. I will not support any funding bill that excludes protection for DREAMers and helps the Trump Administration separate families.”