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  • Rep. Cuellar Announces Over $500 Million to Help Migrant and Farmworker Students Continue their Education
    Posted in Press Release on July 13, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border & Homeland Security , Appropriations, Jobs and Economy, Education, Agriculture

    WASHINGTON— Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced over $500 million in funding in the U.S. House of Representative’s fiscal year 2019 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Government Agencies Appropriations bill for educational programs supporting migrant and farmworker students. With this funding, Texas educators will be able to continue to dismantle barriers to education for our migrant families. The Congressman additionally included language that directs the Departmen... Read more

  • El Congresista Cuellar anuncia más de $500 millones de dólares para ayudar a los estudiantes migrantes y trabajadores agrícolas a continuar su educación
    Posted in Press Release on July 13, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border & Homeland Security , Appropriations, Jobs and Economy, Education, Agriculture

    WASHINGTON - El Congresista Henry Cuellar (TX-28) anunció más de $500 millones de dólares en fondos en la Ley de Asignaciones del año fiscal 2019 de proyectos de Labor, Salud y Servicios Humanos, Educación y Agencias Gubernamentales Relacionadas de la Cámara de Representantes de los EE.UU. para programas educativos que apoyan a estudiantes migrantes y trabajadores agrícolas. Con estos fondos, los educadores de Texas podrán continuar rompiendo las barreras para la educación de nuestras familias m... Read more

  • El Congresista Cuellar ayuda a asegurar más de $1.5 mil millones de dólares para estudiantes de bajos ingresos y para la educación hispana
    Posted in Press Release on July 13, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Appropriations, Education

    WASHINGTON - El Congresista Henry Cuellar (TX-28) ayudó a incluir más de $1.5 mil millones de dólares en fondos en la Ley de Asignaciones del año fiscal 2019 de proyectos de Labor, Salud y Servicios Humanos, Educación y Agencias Gubernamentales Relacionadas de la Cámara de Representantes de los EE.UU. para ampliar los programas de educación para estudiantes de bajos ingresos y estudiantes hispanos. Específicamente, este proyecto de ley proporciona fondos para Programas de Conciencia y Preparació... Read more

  • Rep. Cuellar Meets with Members of Congress from Peru
    Posted in Press Release on July 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) met with five members of the Congress of the Republic of Peru to discuss strengthening the country’s democracy, combatting narcotics trafficking, maintaining economic growth, and improving its health and agriculture sectors. U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) meets with members of the Congress of the Republic of Peru in Washington on Thursday. Pictured from left to right: Congressman Henry Cuellar, New Peru Movement Legislator Richard... Read more

  • El Congresista Henry Cuellar se reúne con miembros del Congreso de Perú
    Posted in Press Release on July 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON - Ayer, el Congresista Henry Cuellar (TX-28) se reunió con cinco miembros del Congreso de la República del Perú para discutir el fortalecimiento de la democracia del país, y maneras de combatir el narcotráfico, mantener el crecimiento económico y mejorar sus sectores de salud y agricultura. El Congresista de los Estados Unidos Henry Cuellar (TX-28) se reúne con miembros del Congreso de la República del Perú en Washington el jueves 12 de julio. En la foto de izquierda a derecha: El Con... Read more

  • Rep. Cuellar Helps Secure $1.4 Billion for Military School Districts
    Posted in Press Release on July 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) helped secure $1.4 billion, a $52 million increase from fiscal year 2018, in the U.S. House of Representative’s fiscal year 2019 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies bill for the Impact Aid program, which supports education for children of military personnel, including children living on tribal lands and military bases throughout the country, including San Antonio, Military City, U.S.A. The bill also funds programs aimed at supportin... Read more

  • Rep. Cuellar on President Trump’s Supreme Court Justice Nominee
    Posted in Press Release on July 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) released the following statement on the nomination by President Donald Trump of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the United States Supreme Court: “Justice Kennedy was an outstanding man, and I have great respect for his career and years of service to this country. As a representative of the highest court in the nation, it is a Supreme Court justice’s duty to ensure that justice is served. As we look forward at Justice Kennedy’s replacement, ... Read more

  • Reps. Cuellar, Filemon Vela and Vicente Gonzalez: FEMA Authorizes Disaster Funding for Hidalgo and Cameron Counties
    Posted in Press Release on July 6, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) released the following statement following the authorization of disaster funding from President Trump and FEMA for Cameron and Hidalgo counties. “I am very pleased with the authorization of FEMA disaster funding for Hidalgo and Cameron counties. Residents and business owners have suffered catastrophic property damage and loss after unprecedented severe weather and flooding in late June. My colleagues Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Brownsville, Rep. Vi... Read more

  • Rep. Cuellar Looks Forward to Working with New Mexican President
    Posted in Press Release on July 2, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) released the following statement regarding the Mexican Presidency election results: “Congratulations to Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on winning the election and becoming the next President of Mexico. Mexico is one of our most important allies and we value our relationship. I look forward to working with the new Mexican Administration on issues that are essential to both countries including NAFTA, security, immigration, and border infrastructure. Mexico sho... Read more

  • Rep. Cuellar Provides Update on Current Immigration Issue at U.S.-Mexico Border
    Posted in Press Release on June 26, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) released an update on the current immigration issue at the U.S.-Mexico border. This document includes Congressman Cuellar’s appropriations language on detention centers from fiscal year 2015 through 2019. It also provides the latest numbers on border crossings, locations of detention centers, and the most recent results of the Office of Inspector General FY 2016 Spot Inspections of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Family Detention Facilities. Fina... Read more