More on Congress
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS!***This information should not be construed as legal advice. For such advice, consult an immigration attorney***
If Approached by ICE Agents or Police
- You do NOT have to reveal your immigration status and have the right to remain silent.
If ICE Agents Come to Your Home
(El Paso, TX) – Today, Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (TX-16) made a surprise visit to Bel Air High School to announce the winner of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition.
The winning painting was Mi Abuelita by Sarah Murillo, a Senior at Bel Air High School. Sarah will receive a round trip flight to Washington, D.C., where she will join hundreds of high school artists nationwide to see their artwork displayed in the U.S Capitol for one year.
For the first 100 days in office, Congresswoman Veronica Escobar and House Democrats continue to make progress on the For The People agenda focused on lowering health care and prescription drug costs for El Pasoans, raising wages, rebuilding our nation’s infrastructure, and cleaning up corruption in Washington.
Here’s a look at how the House of Representatives is moving forward on this agenda and other key priorities. Those with an asterisk denote measures with bipartisan support: