FIND FEDERAL RESOURCES

Find out about constituent services or grant resources for your organization.

UPCOMING EVENTS

To keep up to date with the latest events my office is hosting, click to see the new events calendar and find an event near you.

APPLY TO A SERVICE ACADEMY

Every year, I nominate promising young students to one of the prestigious service academies. This is a great opportunity to serve one's country and start a career. Click to learn more about the application process.

INTERN IN MY D.C. OR DISTRICT OFFICES

Every semester, talented people work at my various offices and gain valuable work experience and leadership skills. Click here to apply.

CONNECT

Subscribe to receive news and updates

LATEST NEWS

El Representante Cuellar asegura a 100 nuevos jueces de inmigración en el proyecto de ley de Asignaciones de Comercio, Justicia y Ciencia del año fiscal 2020

Washington, DC- Hoy, el congresista Henry Cuellar (TX-28), miembro del Comité de Asignaciones de la Cámara de Representantes de los Estados Unidos, anunció que aseguró 100 nuevos jueces de inmigración en el proyecto de ley de asignaciones del año fiscal 2020 para el Departamento de Justicia de los Estados Unidos (DOJ ), Oficina Ejecutiva de Revisión de Inmigración (EOIR). Cada juez de inmigración es apoyado por un equipo; un abogado, un asistente legal; y hasta otros dos puestos (asistente legal...

Rep. Cuellar Secures 100 New Immigration Judges in the FY20 Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations Bill

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28), a member of the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee, announced that he secured 100 new immigration judges in the fiscal year 2020 appropriations bill for the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR). Each immigration judge is supported by a team; one attorney, one legal assistant; and up to two other positions (additional legal assistant, interpreter, and/or other missio...

Rep. Cuellar Supports Over $690 Billion for Defense Funding through FY19 Defense Appropriations Bill

Yesterday, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) gave remarks on the House Floor during general debate in support of U.S. House of Representative’s fiscal year 2020 Defense Appropriations bill that provides over $690 billion for the Department of Defense, an increase of $15.8 billion above the fiscal year 2019 enacted level. This legislation funds the Department of Defense, including operations and maintenance, readiness activities, research and development, equipment modernization, and health and q...

LMT ONLINE: 'It's such a punch in the gut': Border wall construction could affect wildlife near Laredo

Just a month ago, Marianna Treviño-Wright, the executive director of the National Butterfly Center, scoffed at the mere suggestion that President Donald Trump's border wall threatened the 100-acre preserve. Now she isn't so sure. In search of wildlife during a recent stroll through 70 acres of the center, south of a levee that cuts through the property, Treviño-Wright found construction crews clearing trees and brush. "I'm stunned," she said. "It's such a punch in the gut." Earlier this month, t...

read more news

Rep. Cuellar Supports Over $690 Billion for Defense Funding through FY19 Defense Appropriations Bill

Yesterday, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) gave remarks on the House Floor during general debate in support of U.S. House of Representative’s fiscal year 2020 Defense Appropriations bill that provides over $690 billion for the Department of Defense, an increase of $15.8 billion above the fiscal year 2019 enacted level. This legislation funds the Department of Defense, including operations and maintenance, readiness activities, research and development, equipment modernization, and health and q...

Rep. Cuellar Secures 100 New Immigration Judges in the FY20 Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations Bill

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28), a member of the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee, announced that he secured 100 new immigration judges in the fiscal year 2020 appropriations bill for the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR). Each immigration judge is supported by a team; one attorney, one legal assistant; and up to two other positions (additional legal assistant, interpreter, and/or other missio...

El Representante Cuellar asegura a 100 nuevos jueces de inmigración en el proyecto de ley de Asignaciones de Comercio, Justicia y Ciencia del año fiscal 2020

Washington, DC- Hoy, el congresista Henry Cuellar (TX-28), miembro del Comité de Asignaciones de la Cámara de Representantes de los Estados Unidos, anunció que aseguró 100 nuevos jueces de inmigración en el proyecto de ley de asignaciones del año fiscal 2020 para el Departamento de Justicia de los Estados Unidos (DOJ ), Oficina Ejecutiva de Revisión de Inmigración (EOIR). Cada juez de inmigración es apoyado por un equipo; un abogado, un asistente legal; y hasta otros dos puestos (asistente legal...

read more posts

EL FINANCIERO: ¿Por qué importan las ideologías de los candidatos estadounidenses a México?

Para nuestros dos países, que comparten una de las fronteras más largas del mundo, un alto volumen de comercio de cerca de 1.5 millones de dólares al día, y con 22 millones de estadounidenses de origen mexicano que vive en los Estados Unidos (EU), las buenas relaciones diplomáticas son la base fundamental para el éxito de nuestras economías. Al ser un representante de EU en demarcación fronteriza, me sorprende que el candidato republicano a la presidencia, Donald Trump, siga amenazando la relaci...

La Prensa de San Antonio: La frontera y la seguridad nacional

Esta semana, después de toda la política entre los partidos en el Congreso, mis compañeros en la Cámara de Representantes se reunieron para votar y pasar un proyecto de ley de asignaciones para el Departamento de Seguridad Nacional (DHS, por sus siglas en inglés), evitando el cierre parcial de esta agencia tan importante. Al pasar este proyecto para financiar el DHS, aseguramos que esta agencia siga trabajando para protegernos contra amenazas del terrorismo de todas partes del mundo. La realidad...

read more posts

Associations Praise Congressman Cuellar's 'Yes' Vote for Broad-based Economic Recovery Legislation

U.S. Representative Henry Cuellar received numerous letters of support and gratitude for his vote last week in favor of broad-based economic recovery: Texas Farm Bureau Farm Bureau praises financial relief bill Friday, October 03, 2008 - WACO – As the U.S. House of Representatives, on the second try, passed a bill designed to rescue the nation’s troubled financial system, Texas’ largest farm organization praised members of the Texas Congressional delegation that voted yes on the plan. “This was ...

Congressman Cuellar Offers Condolences to Loved Ones of Carlos Marin and Flight Passengers

Congressman Henry Cuellar issues the following statement on the death of Carlos Marin, Commissioner of the International Boundary and Water Commission, and other officials: "I am deeply saddened by the sudden death of Carlos Marin, his Mexican Counterpart Arturo Herrera, Jake Brisbin, Jr., Executive Director of the Rio Grande Council of Governments, and pilot Matthew Peter Juneau. "Carlos was a friend to all who knew him and was a person who truly cared about the well-being of residents along th...

CONGRESSMAN HENRY CUELLAR REMEMBERS THE VICTIMS AND LOVED ONES OF SEPTEMBER 11 ATTACKS

Congressman Henry Cuellar issued the following statement today in acknowledgment of the anniversary of the September 11th attacks. "As we mark the seventh anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, we remember the thousands of innocent men, women and children who lost their lives that day, and we extend our sympathies to their families, friends, and loved ones. "We also continue to honor the heroic service, actions, and sacrifices of those first responders, law enforcement personnel, volunteers, and other...

read more posts

LMT ONLINE: 'It's such a punch in the gut': Border wall construction could affect wildlife near Laredo

Just a month ago, Marianna Treviño-Wright, the executive director of the National Butterfly Center, scoffed at the mere suggestion that President Donald Trump's border wall threatened the 100-acre preserve. Now she isn't so sure. In search of wildlife during a recent stroll through 70 acres of the center, south of a levee that cuts through the property, Treviño-Wright found construction crews clearing trees and brush. "I'm stunned," she said. "It's such a punch in the gut." Earlier this month, t...

RADIO AMERICA: Demócratas de Texas se oponen al muro en refugio de la fauna

Varios legisladores demócratas de Texas desean más detalles sobre los planes preliminares para construir una sección del muro con México en un refugio federal para la fauna, ya que consideran que ello podría dañar gravemente el medio ambiente. Autoridades federales les han dicho a los propietarios de tierras y a funcionarios locales que planean construir el muro en unos cinco kilómetros (tres millas) del dique del río que pasa por el Refugio Nacional de la Fauna Santa Ana. El gobierno del presi...

SA CURRENT: Border Wall Construction's First Stop: Texas Wildlife Preserves

President Donald Trump's long-proposed wall along the Mexico-U.S. border has hit more than a few bumps along the road to its construction. Resistance from Congress to expedite the billions in federal dollars needed to start construction. Strong opposition from bipartisan lawmakers representing border communities. A leaked conservation between Trump and Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto, where the newly-elected U.S. president begs Peña Nieto to stop telling the press Mexico wouldn't pay for the...

read more posts