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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rep. Juan Vargas is leading a bipartisan effort to request funding for the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) U.S. – Mexico Border Water Infrastructure Program and the EPA's Office of International and Tribal Affairs, which supports vital programs such as the Border 2020 environmental program.
Feb 22, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (February 22, 2018)—Rep.
Jan 20, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (January 19, 2018)—Rep. Vargas released this statement after the Trump government shutdown: