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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 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 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 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.

June 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Garcia (TX-29) released the following statement in commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings in Normandy:

 

June 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Garcia (TX-29) joined fellow Democrats to vote and pass in the U.S. House of Representatives H.R. 6, the Dream and Promise Act, the most sweeping and historic immigration reform legislation of the past 25 years.

 

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In The News

September 8, 2019 In The News

A Houston community organizer was arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Thursday after inviting the agency to a community event where he had planned to discuss worries about President Trump's immigration raids.

September 6, 2019 In The News

Members of the United States Judiciary Committee are meeting in El Paso to discuss issues regarding immigration and violence in our country linked to racism.

September 5, 2019 In The News

As reports of racist attacks spike and the nation continues to reel from the El Paso massacre that police are investigating as a hate crime as well as the latest Odessa shooting, Houston and San Antonio legislators agree there is a problem in Texas and the U.S.

The solution, however, varies depending on who you ask.

September 3, 2019 In The News


At Kashmere High School, Houston ISD administrators and community members touted the school’s profound turnaround—earning a passing grade on the state’s rating system for the first time in almost a decade.

“With the right support, we have changed the narrative,” interim Superintendent Grenita Lathan told the audience Aug. 15.

September 3, 2019 In The News

On Tuesday, the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship will hold a field hearing in El Paso, TX on Friday, September 6th, 2019 focusing on conditions along the southern border and the violence aimed at immigrant communities.

August 31, 2019 In The News

Democrats voiced frustration over their blocked gun-control agenda after Saturday's shootings in West Texas, with one 2020 presidential candidate tweeting the situation was "f---ed up."

August 29, 2019 In The News

There has been a dramatic surge in measles cases in Europe, placing lives at risk.

 

There has been a dramatic surge in measles cases in Europe, placing lives at risk.

August 28, 2019 In The News

HOUSTON - On Sept. 15, 2015, two students were killed when the Houston Independent School District school bus they were traveling in was struck by a car, sending it over 610 South Loop.

August 23, 2019 In The News

President Donald Trump’s views on immigration are hard to pin down.

August 23, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — Texans have been waiting a year and a half for more than $4 billion in disaster recovery money Congress approved after Hurricane Harvey and major floods the two years before. They’ll have to wait several months more, but the federal government finally cleared a major hurdle toward sending the cash on Friday.

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