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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
The Bill Sponsored by Rep. Garcia Would Prevent 55,000 Children From Becoming At-Risk of Eviction and Homelessness

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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