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June 7, 2019 Press Release
In their letters to the committees, the Congresswomen state, “Migrants prosecuted under [“zero tolerance”] are remanded to U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) custody, where many pregnant women are reportedly experiencing lapses in prenatal and gynecological care that endanger both them and their child.
June 6, 2019 Press Release
“On June 6, 1944, American and Allied troops stormed the beaches of Normandy to fight for democracy and liberation of the oppressed people of Europe.
June 4, 2019 Press Release
“I am proud to have voted to reject President Trump’s deportation machine and advance the American Dream by bringing relief and certainty to more than two million Dreamers and TPS and DED holders.
May 31, 2019 Press Release
“Although we have made great progress, there is still much work to be done. The Trump administration continues to attack the LGBTQ community and promote a discriminatory agenda that denies basic civil rights to many because of who they are or whom they love.
May 31, 2019 Press Release
“Today’s report is alarming and publicly confirms what I have witnessed firsthand for months: the conditions of our processing facilities strip migrants of their dignity and represent a serious danger to the health and safety of migrants and agents.
May 29, 2019 Press Release
“Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report and remarks are clear and should alarm every American. Russia, a foreign adversary, blatantly attacked our political system and the investigation did not exonerate President Trump of obstruction of justice.
May 28, 2019 Press Release
“As the Trump administration implements hateful and senseless immigration policies, border communities like El Paso continue to shoulder the financial responsibility of upholding our nation’s tradition of welcoming asylum-seeking families in pursuit of the American Dream,” said Congresswoman Escobar.
May 22, 2019 Press Release
“I’d like to thank Congresswoman Maxine Waters for her work and leadership in bringing legislation forward to restore trust in federal consumer protections, and ensure these protections extend to all, including our nation’s service members and veterans,” said Congresswoman Escobar.
May 21, 2019 Press Release
“I want to thank Speaker Pelosi for appointing me to the U.S.-Mexico Interparliamentary Group,” said Congresswoman Escobar. “As representative of the largest bilateral city along the Texas border, I know that Mexico is not just our neighbor and partner, but also a valued friend. Our relationship is based on a shared vision of prosperity and opportunity, and I’m eager to work to strengthen this vision and ensure we find smart solutions to address our common challenges.”
May 17, 2019 Press Release
“I am immensely proud to have voted to pass the Equality Act to finally, fully end discrimination against LGBTQ individuals in Texas and across the country. This historic legislation honors the courage and persistence of tireless advocates and reaffirms that freedom from discrimination is a fundamental civil right.


In The News

March 8, 2019 In The News

By Phillip Mena, Cora Cervantes and Suzanne Gamboa

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.

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.
January 23, 2019 In The News
EL PASO — Durante este último mes, he viajado a El Paso y al sur de Nuevo México como parte de tres delegaciones del congreso. Hablamos con los cuerpos de seguridad federales, recorrimos centros de detención y estaciones de la Patrulla Fronteriza y escuchamos a defensores de derechos humanos y jurídicos que han trabajado con migrantes desde hace décadas.
January 17, 2019 In The News

By Veronica Escobar

Ms. Escobar is a Democratic representative from Texas.

January 3, 2019 In The News
An article about the 116th United States Congress.