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  • 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

  • Rep. Cuellar Helps Secure $350,000 in Federal Reimbursements to McAllen, Catholic Charities and Food Bank in Hidalgo County
    Posted in Press Release on June 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) released the following statement regarding federal reimbursements to border communities who have provided humanitarian assistance during the surge of immigrants which began in 2014: “I’m glad to see our communities and nonprofits finally receive reimbursement for providing humanitarian aid,” said Congressman Cuellar. “I fought hard in Congress to author appropriation language that allows our local communities to be reimbursed with federal dollars for thei... Read more

  • Rep. Cuellar Helps Secure $595 Million for Central America to Address Root Cause of Migration to U.S.-Mexico Border
    Posted in Press Release on June 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) helped secure $595 million to address the root cause of migration to the U.S.-Mexico border in the fiscal year 2019 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations bill. He also included language directing the Department of State to expedite foreign assistance to Central America—particularly the countries of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. Specifically, the language directs the State Department to submit its foreign assistance spending plan f... Read more

  • Rep. Cuellar Thanks First Lady Melania Trump for Visiting Children Detention Centers at the Border
    Posted in Press Release on June 21, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) released the following statement thanking First Lady Melania Trump for visiting children detention centers at the border: “I thank First Lady Melania Trump for visiting McAllen today to see first-hand children in detention centers. Yesterday, I sent a letter to President Trump, urging the President and First Lady to visit and keep families together at the U.S.-Mexico border. The situation regarding how families were being separated at the border was unnecessary ... Read more

  • Rep. Cuellar to President Trump: Keep Families Together and Come Visit the Border
    Posted in Press Release on June 20, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) released the following statement today, urging President Trump to visit and keep families together at the U.S.-Mexico border: “The current situation regarding how families are being separated at the border is unnecessary and avoidable. Therefore, today I sent a letter to President Trump asking him to join me and my colleagues at the border, to see firsthand the impact the process is having on innocent children. While I have great respect of the rule of law, I kn... Read more