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Rep. Cuellar Includes Amendment to Homeland Security Appropriations to Help Small Businesses Seeking Seasonal Workers

Today Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) announced he, along with Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD-1), successfully included an amendment to the House Fiscal Year 2017 Homeland Security Appropriations bill to help small businesses who depend on H-2B, or temporary guest worker visas. The amendment and the bill passed the committee and now must be voted on by the Full House. Rep. Cuellar speaks at the House Appropriations Committee markup for the Homeland Security Appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2017 o...

PRNEWSWIRE: The Latino Coalition Concludes Successful 2016 High Impact Small Business Summit Empowering U.S. Entrepreneurs with New Initiatives and Partnerships

The Latino Coalition Concludes Successful 2016 High Impact Small Business Summit Empowering U.S. Entrepreneurs with New Initiatives and Partnerships The Latino Coalition (TLC), the leading national non-partisan organization representing Hispanic businesses and consumers, celebrated and marked its most successful 2016 TLC Small Business Summit to date in Washington, DC. The premiere three-day event concluded on June 15 and united hundreds of small business owners with influential leaders, chamber...

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...

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...

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Rep. Cuellar Includes Amendment to Homeland Security Appropriations to Help Small Businesses Seeking Seasonal Workers

Today Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) announced he, along with Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD-1), successfully included an amendment to the House Fiscal Year 2017 Homeland Security Appropriations bill to help small businesses who depend on H-2B, or temporary guest worker visas. The amendment and the bill passed the committee and now must be voted on by the Full House. Rep. Cuellar speaks at the House Appropriations Committee markup for the Homeland Security Appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2017 o...

Congressman Henry Cuellar Announces Winner of 2016 Congressional Art Competition

Today, Rep. Henry Cuellar announced Krystal Zigmond, a junior at East Central High School in San Antonio, Texas, as the winner of the 2016 Congressional Art Competition for Texas’ 28th District. Her winning entry is a pen and ink drawing entitled “Who Rescued Who,” which depicts her and her dog shaking hands. “[My dog] was found on the side of the road in a trash bag. We’ve had her for two years now. It’s amazing how a stray dog can come from nowhere and be the best dog ever,” Zigmond said of he...

Rep. Cuellar Includes Language in Transportation Appropriations Bill to Tackle Rail Congestion, Hazardous Materials Issues in Laredo

Today Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) announced he included language in the House Fiscal Year 2017 Transportation Appropriations bill designed to ease rail congestion at international rail crossings and address the problems posed by transporting hazardous materials through border crossings. Congressman Cuellar also secured $25 million dollars of new funding for international rail crossing in the bill that was approved by the U.S. House Appropriations Committee recently and now must be voted ...

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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...

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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...

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PRNEWSWIRE: The Latino Coalition Concludes Successful 2016 High Impact Small Business Summit Empowering U.S. Entrepreneurs with New Initiatives and Partnerships

The Latino Coalition Concludes Successful 2016 High Impact Small Business Summit Empowering U.S. Entrepreneurs with New Initiatives and Partnerships The Latino Coalition (TLC), the leading national non-partisan organization representing Hispanic businesses and consumers, celebrated and marked its most successful 2016 TLC Small Business Summit to date in Washington, DC. The premiere three-day event concluded on June 15 and united hundreds of small business owners with influential leaders, chamber...

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...

RioGrandeGuardian: VELA CRITICIZES TRUMP AT PARTY CONVENTION

Congressman Filemon Vela of Brownsville criticized Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in a speech at the State Democratic Party convention. In the speech, Vela referred to an open letter he recently sent to Trump which told the billionaire businessman where to shove his border wall proposals. Vela referenced the letter in his speech. “I wrote that letter because Donald Trump derogatorily referred to Federal Judge Gonzalo Curiel as a Mexican. Judge Curiel is an American jurist with a ...

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