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December 5, 2019 Press Release
“Our men and women in uniform stand ready to put their lives on the line for the nation they love every single day, and we have the moral obligation to support and protect them, as well as their loved ones,” said Rep. Escobar. “I’m proud to join Congressman Cisneros to introduce the Military Family Parole in Place Act to show our gratitude and protect military and veteran families against deportation.”
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November 22, 2019 Press Release
“The information exposed by environmental groups is beyond disturbing and confirms the Trump administration’s lack of true leadership as well as its complete disregard for the safety and dignity of the human beings in their custody.
November 20, 2019 Press Release
“Si bien el día de hoy es un importante recordatorio de la ofensiva brecha salarial que afecta a las latinas, sabemos que la discriminación salarial basada en el género afecta a las latinas todos los días del año, socavando a las mujeres trabajadoras y lastimando la estabilidad económica de nuestras familias.
November 20, 2019 Press Release
“While today is an important reminder of the egregious Latina wage gap that exists, we know that gender-based pay discrimination is an issue that affects Latinas every day of the year, putting a strain on hard-working women and undermining the economic stability of our families.
November 13, 2019 Press Release
“I couldn’t be more grateful for the support of my freshman colleagues, and I am honored to have the opportunity to work on their behalf as Freshman Co-Representative,” said Congresswoman Escobar.
November 11, 2019 Press Release
“Veterans Day is an opportunity for El Pasoans and our nation to honor the brave men and women who have worn the uniform of the United States of America.
September 26, 2019 Press Release
As part of Suicide Prevention Month, Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (TX-16) released a public service announcement (PSA) spreading awareness about the important topic of veteran suicide prevention and encouraging El Pasoans to Be There for veterans
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September 25, 2019 Press Release
"El Paso, la Isla Ellis moderna de nuestra nación, ha sido el epicentro del caos humanitario creado por la administración del presidente Trump que se ha exacerbado por la falta de rendición de cuentas y transparencia dentro del Departamento de Seguridad Nacional (DHS).
September 25, 2019 Press Release
“El Paso, our nation’s modern-day Ellis Island, has been the epicenter of the humanitarian chaos created by the Trump administration that has been exacerbated by the lack of accountability and transparency within the Department of Homeland Security.
September 16, 2019 Press Release
“Este mes, celebramos las increíbles contribuciones que generaciones de latinos han hecho a nuestro país y las culturas y tradiciones entretejidas en el rico tejido de la sociedad estadounidense.

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July 12, 2019 In The News
Escobar, una de las dos primeras mujeres latinas elegidas para representar a Texas en la Cámara de Representantes, se ha convertido en una lideresa de los debates legislativos sobre los problemas fronterizos. La Presidenta de la Cámara de Representantes, Nancy Pelosi, la considera como una voz influyente y Escobar se ha proyectado como una política apasionada pero menos conflictiva que otras nuevas figuras que también han confrontado las duras políticas migratorias del presidente Donald Trump.
July 11, 2019 In The News
Ms. Escobar, one of the first of two Latina women to represent Texas in the House, has become a leader in the bruising, emotional border debate on Capitol Hill. Elevated as a voice of authority by Speaker Pelosi, Ms. Escobar has been passionate but also less confrontational than some of the other freshmen when highlighting President Trump’s hard-line immigration policies.
March 8, 2019 In The News
EL PASO, Texas — When Rep. Veronica Escobar thinks of her hometown, what comes to mind is the more than 100-year-old dairy farm that generations of Escobars have owned and worked.
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February 3, 2019 In The News
Attempting to negotiate “border security” during a government shutdown, while hundreds of thousands of federal employees and their families struggled to stay afloat and communities were left reeling from the economic impact, was not only contrary to the democratic process, but it also all but guaranteed a terrible outcome for immigrants and the border.
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January 23, 2019 In The News
En lugar de desarrollar una respuesta informada por los hechos en el campo, este gobierno ha elegido como estrategia la incompetencia y la crueldad. Las consecuencias ya se dejan ver.
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January 17, 2019 In The News
Instead of developing a nuanced response to the facts on the ground, this administration has chosen incompetence and cruelty as its approach. The consequences are already apparent.
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January 3, 2019 In The News
An article about the 116th United States Congress.
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