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July 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Immigrant communities are living in fear as result of policies that threaten their families.

The best way to be prepared against these threats is to know your rights.

July 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Comunidades de inmigrantes viven con miedo como resuelto de las políticas que amenazan a sus familias.

La mejor manera de estar preparada para estas amenazas es conocer tus derechos.

June 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Garcia (TX-29) and 33 Democratic cosponsors introduced the Stop Shackling and Detaining Pregnant Women Act. The bill will protect the health and safety of pregnant women and youth in immigration detention by reinstituting their presumption of release, prohibit the U.S.

June 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Sylvia R. Garcia (TX-29) issued the following statement in reaction to the Supreme Court’s ruling on the 2020 Census:
 

June 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Garcia (TX-29) issued the following statement in reaction to reports of horrific conditions for children held by Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement.  

 

June 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia voted for first appropriations minibus bill, H.R. 2740. This important bill provides a total $982.8 billion in essential government funding and consists of the Fiscal Year 2020 Labor-Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State-Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development spending bills.

 

June 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia, Vice Chair on Urban Poverty for the Task Force on Poverty and Opportunity and other members of the Task Force sent a letter to Acting Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Russ Vought urging him not to implement the recently announced changes to the federal poverty calculations. In the letter, the Members wrote:

 

June 14, 2019 Press Release

HOUSTON — Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia will host a U.S. Citizenship Workshop tomorrow, June 15th, 2019, to provide free, one-on-one citizenship application assistance & legal consultations with immigration attorneys.

 

It’s important to bring the following records and information:

 

June 14, 2019 Press Release

HOUSTON — Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia will host a health care roundtable tomorrow, June 15th, 2019, to discuss the impacts of the soaring costs of prescription drugs, barriers to quality affordable health care, and actions being taken to lower health care costs.

 

June 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Financial Services Committee advanced legislation sponsored by Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) for full consideration by the House of Representatives. The bill, the Keeping Families Together Act, H.R.

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March 6, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — Texas Democratic congresswoman Sylvia García made history last November as one of the first two Latinas to represent the Lone Star State in the U.S. House of Representatives. On Wednesday before a packed ballroom, García was honored with the Edward R.

February 23, 2019 In The News

Some attendees watch in awe as the cowboys ride past on their horses and high school bands march the streets of downtown in the Rodeo Parade.

February 10, 2019 In The News

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Devani González fue invitada al evento por la congresista Silvia García. La joven asegura que para ella fue un orgullo participar en el discurso, pues su intención era demostrarle al presidente Trump que los inmigrantes no son unos criminales.

February 6, 2019 In The News

One was invited by a Democrat. The other, a Republican.

 

Two Houstonians – Devani Gonzalez and Brij Agrawal – got the chance to witness the President Trump deliver his State of the Union address to Congress in person.

 

February 2, 2019 In The News

One of the newest members of Houston’s delegation to Congress will have a front-row seat when and if Democrats consider trying to impeach President Donald Trump.

January 17, 2019 In The News

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