Congressman Juan Vargas

Representing the 51st District of California

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Feb 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—(February 16, 2017) Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) released this statement after he and other members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus were prevented from attending a meeting with the Acting Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Thomas D. Homan:

Feb 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (February 9, 2017)—Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) released this statement following the deportation of Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos:

Feb 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC (February 2, 2017) - Today, Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) introduced the Imperial Valley Desert Conservation and Recreation Act (H.R. 827). This bill designates and transfers land in order to protect key habitats and creates new recreational areas including permitting motorized recreation on designated routes. 

Jan 25, 2017 Press Release

San Diego, CA (January 25, 2017) — Today, Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) released this statement following President Trump’s Executive Orders on immigration:

Jan 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (January 18, 2017)—Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) and Congressman Duncan Hunter (CA-50) introduced the California New River Restoration Act of 2017 (H.R. 438). This bipartisan bill improves restoration and conservation efforts in the New River in both California and Mexico through the creation of a California New River restoration program.

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Jan 11, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (January 11, 2017)--Today, Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) released the following statement following the U.S. Department of the Interior’s announcement of their designation of Chicano Park as a National Historic Landmark:

Jan 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (January 5, 2017)—Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) released the following statement in support of House Resolution 11, denouncing the anti-Israel UN Resolution:

Jan 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (January 4, 2017) —Yesterday, Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) reintroduced the Chicano Park Preservation Act (H.R. 199) in the U.S. House of Representatives, continuing the efforts to designate Chicano Park as a National Historic Landmark.

Dec 22, 2016 Press Release

San Diego, CA--Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) issued the following statement regarding a pending vote in the United Nations Security Council on Israeli settlement activity:

Dec 13, 2016 Press Release

San Diego, CA—Yesterday, Congressman Juan Vargas issued the following statement supporting the call for a Congressional investigation into Russian Interference in the U.S. Election:

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Jan 15, 2014 In The News

Three San Diego congressional representatives announced Tuesday remaining funds for the San Ysidro Land Port of Entry infrastructure project have been secured.

Jan 14, 2014 In The News

Since coming to Congress, we’ve fought for a budget that invests in infrastructure necessary to support our economic recovery. Funding for the San Ysidro Port of Entry has been at the top of our list. The hours-long wait times at our broken border cost the region an estimated $7.2 billion in economic output and 62,000 jobs annually.

Jan 3, 2013 In The News

The 113th United States Congress will begin on January 3, 2013. There are at least 12 new senators (3R, 8D, 1I) and 67 new representatives (29R, 38D).

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