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Congressmen Cuellar, Hinojosa, and Vela at the port of entry in Pharr, Texas, along with fellow Democratic members of Congress Thursday morning.

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El Congresista Cuéllar fortalece la relación EE.UU.-México a través del Proyecto de Ley Ómnibus de Asignaciones

El congresista federal demócrata Henry Cuéllar por el distrito 28 de Texas el día de hoy anunció una serie de éxitos que fortalece la alianza entre Estados Unidos y México a través de la recién-aprobada ley de asignaciones denominada ómnibus. El proyecto de ley ómnibus de asignaciones del año fiscal 2016 fue aprobado por el Congreso y se convirtió en ley el mes pasado. El congresista Cuéllar incluyó numerosas disposiciones que fomenten cooperación entre ambos países con la ayuda del Presidente d...

Congressman Cuellar Strengthens U.S.-Mexico Relationship through Omnibus Appropriations Bill

Today Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) announced a series of successes in strengthening the partnership between the United States and Mexico through the recent omnibus appropriations bill. In the Fiscal Year 2016 omnibus appropriations bill that passed Congress and was signed into law last month, Congressman Cuellar included numerous provisions to increase cooperation between our two nations with the help of Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers of Kentucky, Ranking Member Nita Lowey o...

THE HILL VIDEO: Cuban policy ‘not fair,’ Dem lawmaker says

Cuban policy ‘not fair,’ Dem lawmaker says (video link below) A Democratic lawmaker tells The Hill that the policy allowing Cuban nationals instant U.S. asylum is "not fair" and needs to change. For Cubans "to get a preference where you get to stay right away is not fair, and it’s something, I think, we need to change," Rep. Henry Cuellar (Texas) said, sharing his frustration with The Hill’s Molly K. Hooper. The lawmaker’s hometown of Laredo is the new hot crossing spot for Cubans looking to tak...

CUBANET: Congresista estadounidense Henry Cuellar también pide modificar Ley de Ajuste Cubano

Congresista estadounidense Henry Cuellar también pide modificar Ley de Ajuste Cubano “Se tiene que cambiar”, dice McALLEN, Estados Unidos.- El congresista demócrata estadounidense Henry Cuellar se sumó hoy a las voces que piden una modificación de la Ley de Ajuste Cubano, ya que, en su opinión, supone un agravio comparativo con inmigrantes de otras nacionalidades. “Esta ley se debe y se tiene que cambiar, ya que el trato no se les da igual a los mexicanos y centroamericanos”, dijo a EFE el congr...

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Congressman Cuellar Strengthens U.S.-Mexico Relationship through Omnibus Appropriations Bill

Today Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) announced a series of successes in strengthening the partnership between the United States and Mexico through the recent omnibus appropriations bill. In the Fiscal Year 2016 omnibus appropriations bill that passed Congress and was signed into law last month, Congressman Cuellar included numerous provisions to increase cooperation between our two nations with the help of Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers of Kentucky, Ranking Member Nita Lowey o...

El Congresista Cuéllar fortalece la relación EE.UU.-México a través del Proyecto de Ley Ómnibus de Asignaciones

El congresista federal demócrata Henry Cuéllar por el distrito 28 de Texas el día de hoy anunció una serie de éxitos que fortalece la alianza entre Estados Unidos y México a través de la recién-aprobada ley de asignaciones denominada ómnibus. El proyecto de ley ómnibus de asignaciones del año fiscal 2016 fue aprobado por el Congreso y se convirtió en ley el mes pasado. El congresista Cuéllar incluyó numerosas disposiciones que fomenten cooperación entre ambos países con la ayuda del Presidente d...

Congressman Cuellar Directs Federal Agencies to Better Cultivate Relationships with Hispanic Serving Institutions

Today Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) announced a key step forward in strengthening the relationship between federal agencies and institutions of higher education that primarily serve Hispanics. These colleges and universities, known as Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs), are degree-granting institutions with full-time enrollments that are at least 25 percent Hispanic. The following HSIs can be found in the congressman’s district or the immediately surrounding areas: • Baptist University o...

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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...

McAllen Monitor: COMMENTARY: DHS funding perk — Amendment to bill will improve border crossing experience

Posted: Sunday, March 8, 2015 5:00 am U.S. REP. HENRY CUELLAR | GUEST COLUMNIST Last week, after much politicking and debating within the Republican party, 75 of the 245 Republicans in the United States Congress joined the 182 united Democrats to keep the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) from shutting down. The passage of this funding bill, which Democrats had been pushing for weeks, ensures the department that keeps our nation safe from the threats we face from around the world is fully fu...

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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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THE HILL VIDEO: Cuban policy ‘not fair,’ Dem lawmaker says

Cuban policy ‘not fair,’ Dem lawmaker says (video link below) A Democratic lawmaker tells The Hill that the policy allowing Cuban nationals instant U.S. asylum is "not fair" and needs to change. For Cubans "to get a preference where you get to stay right away is not fair, and it’s something, I think, we need to change," Rep. Henry Cuellar (Texas) said, sharing his frustration with The Hill’s Molly K. Hooper. The lawmaker’s hometown of Laredo is the new hot crossing spot for Cubans looking to tak...

CUBANET: Congresista estadounidense Henry Cuellar también pide modificar Ley de Ajuste Cubano

Congresista estadounidense Henry Cuellar también pide modificar Ley de Ajuste Cubano “Se tiene que cambiar”, dice McALLEN, Estados Unidos.- El congresista demócrata estadounidense Henry Cuellar se sumó hoy a las voces que piden una modificación de la Ley de Ajuste Cubano, ya que, en su opinión, supone un agravio comparativo con inmigrantes de otras nacionalidades. “Esta ley se debe y se tiene que cambiar, ya que el trato no se les da igual a los mexicanos y centroamericanos”, dijo a EFE el congr...

CNS NEWS: Chicken Little Chuckie Schumer: America's Disease-Fighting Phony

Chicken Little Chuckie Schumer: America's Disease-Fighting Phony MICHELLE MALKIN Latin America's Zika virus is the latest undocumented immigrant to hit our shores, but have no fear. Self-appointed Zika Warrior Prince Charles Schumer has declared that he is here to stop it. The New York Democrat has a "three-point plan" of attack to build a "firewall" that will prevent an outbreak of the mosquito-borne illness from spreading across our mainland. He's armed with big charts and jabby index fingers,...

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