Congressman Juan Vargas

Representing the 51st District of California

Press Releases

Apr 12, 2013 Press Release

Congressman Juan Vargas (D-CA) issued the following statement highlighting the work that has been done for California’s 51st Congressional District during his first 100 days in office:

Apr 10, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC (April 10, 2013) – Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51), Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53), and Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) announced that $226 million for the San Ysidro Land Port of Entry Expansion Project was included in the budget released today by President Obama.  This money would allow Phase II and Phase III of the project to move forward.

Apr 4, 2013 Press Release

El Centro, CA (April 4, 2013) –Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) will deliver the “April Citizen of the Month” award  to Imperial Valley resident Neil MacGaffey, on Friday, April 5, 2013 at 1:45 PM at the main entrance of Central Union High School, located at S.10th  St., between

Mar 29, 2013 Press Release

San Diego, CA (March 29, 2013) – Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51), Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53), and Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) were joined by San Diego business leaders at Camino de la Plaza Bridge to advocate for the completion of the San Ysidro Land Port of Entry Expansion Project and to highlight the negative impact sequestration has on Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

Mar 21, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC (March 21, 2013) –Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) proudly joined Rep.

Mar 21, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC (March 21, 2013) –Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) proudly cosponsored H.R. 132, introduced by Rep. Cárdenas (CA-29), which honors the life and legacy of César E. Chávez, the civil rights activist who organized migrant and farm laborers in the western United States during the latter half of the 20th Century.   

Mar 19, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (March 19, 2013) –Congressman Juan Vargas (D-51) issued the following statement today to mark the 10th anniversary of the start of the Iraq War:

Mar 15, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC (March 15, 2013) –Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) proudly cosponsored H.R. 858, the “Rural Housing Preservation Act”, introduced by Rep. Fortenberry (NE-1), which preserves the definition of “rural” until 2020 Census data is available, ensuring that over 900 rural communities in metro areas, like Imperial and Brawley, remain eligible for critical U.S.

Mar 14, 2013 Press Release

National City, CA (March 14, 2013) –Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) will host a non-denominational testimonial event that will bring to light the desperate need for immigration reform. Rep. Vargas will be joined by Rep.

Mar 12, 2013 Press Release

Congressman Juan Vargas (D-CA) issued the following statement today after Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan released this year’s version of the House Republican budget:

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