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Rep. Cuellar to Host Lytle Student in Washington for Pres. Trump’s First Address to Congress
February 24, 2017
Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) will host eighth-grade student Rylan Wagner, 13, from Lytle Junior High School in Lytle, Texas, to see President Donald J. Trump’s first State of the Union Address during a joint session of Congress on Tuesday, February 28 at 8 p.m. CST at the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Rylan competed in a school-wide essay contest at Lytle Junior High School and was selected from his peers to attend President Trump’s address next week at our nation’... More
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Rep. Cuellar, TAMIU host 2017 STEM Alliance for Area Students
February 24, 2017
Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) and Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) hosted the 2017 STEM Alliance for middle and high school students in Laredo and Zapata on February 20, 23 & 24 at TAMIU. The annual event is designed to encourage local students to consider careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields; as Hispanics and women are currently underrepresented in those areas. The 2017 STEM Alliance also included a career fair with presentations from compani... More
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Hiring Freeze May Affect Military Families, Readiness, Cuellar Warns
February 23, 2017
Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) responded to news reports that the President’s hiring freeze has led to cuts in daycare programs on military installations: “As a member of the Appropriations subcommittee on Defense, I am watching closely for the impacts of the President’s government hiring freeze on our military readiness. I am concerned by recent announcements that some U.S. Army installations, at home and abroad, must now cut services like daycare for military families. These are th... More
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Rep. Cuellar: Protect Military Families from Deportation
February 23, 2017
"Our military families are examples of resilience and sacrifice for all of us to follow. Out of respect for their service, and to preserve military readiness, until recently we protected them regardless of immigration status through the Parole in Place program, by giving them a chance to apply for a green card while living in the United States. It's common decency and common sense: how could a soldier, sailor, airman, or Marine focus on their duty, when their spouse or child could be deported at... More
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Rep. Cuellar: Pres.’s Anti-Immigrant Hysteria
February 17, 2017
Congressman Cuellar responded to reports of an internal Department of Homeland Security memo exploring the possibility of using National Guard troops as a domestic deportation force: “If accurate, this draft proposal by Secretary Kelly, as reported by the Associated Press, is unacceptable. First, this is part of an alarming pattern from President Trump and his Cabinet, of disrespect for American values and institutions like posse comitatus. Second, undocumented immigrants are not a major threat ... More
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