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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.
May 16, 2019 Press Release
“As Congress fulfills our promise to strengthen health care and lower prescription drug costs for all Americans, it is important to bolster the Navigator Program to ensure we make every attempt to leave no one behind, regardless of the language they speak or their eligibility needs,” said Congresswoman Veronica Escobar.
May 15, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Representative Veronica Escobar (D-Tex.), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, and United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), today announced the Department of Defense Climate Resiliency and Readiness Act.

May 10, 2019 Press Release
“While we all acknowledge that we face significant challenges with the increasing number of migrants at our southern border, America’s response should never include cruelty. The Trump administration’s Remain in Mexico policy is yet another attempt to bend our immigration laws in order to block asylum seekers from accessing due process by sending them into dangerous conditions in another country to await their asylum hearing,” said Congresswoman Escobar. “The Asylum Seeker Protection Act would put an end to this policy that purposely endangers lives, and would uphold due process, which is an American value.”
May 7, 2019 Press Release
“In the summer of 2017, the Trump administration quietly used El Paso as testing ground for its shameful family separation policy, which was publicly implemented one year ago, and that inhumanely ripped thousands of children from their parents’ arms at our southern border.
May 6, 2019 Press Release

(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.

May 2, 2019 Press Release
“The purpose of today’s hearing was for the American people to know the truth about the shameless attack on our country’s integrity and democracy by a foreign adversary.