Rep. Vargas Statement on New un-American Muslim and Refugee Ban
San Diego, CA (March 6, 2017) – Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) released the following statement after President Trump’s executive order seeking to reinstate his Muslim and Refugee ban:
"The new Executive Order signed by President Trump is nothing more than an un-American Muslim ban.
"Sadly, this ban will make our country less safe. Instead of strengthening our security, President Trump continues to betray the values that make America a gracious nation."
Vargas represents California’s 51st Congressional District which includes the southern portion of San Diego County, all of Imperial County and California’s entire US/Mexico border. Vargas was first elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2012 and is currently serving his third term in Congress. He serves on the House Financial Services Committee.