U.S. Representatives Gomez, Lofgren, and Espaillat Introduce the Protect Vulnerable Immigrant Youth Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), and Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) introduced the Protect Vulnerable Immigrant Youth Act, which would protect immigrant youth who are survivors of abuse, abandonment, and neglect from further harm – including homelessness, wage theft, trafficking, and deportation. Specifically, the legislation would exempt Special ...

House Passes Rep. Gomez’s Legislation to Honor WWII Hero, Pvt. Jacob Cruz

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Vice Chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, applauded the House passage of bipartisan legislation he introduced to designate a post office in Boyle Heights after U.S. Marine Corps Private Jacob Cruz, a World War II hero who made the ultimate sacrifice during the Battle of Tarawa in 1943. The bill, supported by every member o...

REP. GOMEZ, AMBASSADOR TAI HOLD ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION WITH CA-34 CONGRESSIONAL TASK FORCE TO STOP ANTI-ASIAN HATE AND VIOLENCE

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LOS ANGELES, C.A. – This week, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Katherine Tai held a roundtable discussion at the Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo with members of the CA-34 Congressional Task Force to Stop Anti-Asian Hate and Violence. The event, held during Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, focused on local, state and federal efforts ...

REP. GOMEZ ANNOUNCES 2022 CONGRESSIONAL ART COMPETITION WINNERS

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LOS ANGELES, C.A. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) announced the winners of this year’s Congressional Art Competition at an award ceremony at the Ramon C. Cortines School of Visual and Performing Arts honoring young artists from California’s 34th Congressional District. “This year, my office received over 40 incredible drawings, paintings, and photographs that explored the unique stories ...

REPS GOMEZ, CLARKE, ESPAILLAT, CHU CALL ON DHS TO EXPAND IMMIGRANT ACCESS TO PUBLIC BENEFITS

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Representative Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) joined a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas with Rep. Yvette D. Clarke (NY-09), Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), and 40+ of their colleagues to provide a public comment to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) on the Public Charge Ground of In...

HOUSE OVERSIGHT AND REFORM COMMITTEE PASSES BILL LED BY REP. GOMEZ TO NAME BOYLE HEIGHTS POST OFFICE AFTER WWII HERO PVT JACOB CRUZ

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, the House Oversight and Reform Committee voted to advance bipartisan legislation sponsored by Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) to designate a post office in Boyle Heights after U.S. Marine Corps Private Jacob Cruz, a World War II hero who made the ultimate sacrifice during the Battle of Tarawa in 1943. “U.S. Marine Corps Private Jacob Cruz served our nation bravely and...

REPS GOMEZ AND LIEU ALLEGE TRUMP VIOLATED CAMPAIGN LAWS BY ASKING FOR PUTIN’S HELP

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Tags: Oversight

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Congressman Ted Lieu (CA-33) sent a criminal referral to Attorney General Merrick Garland alleging that former President Donald Trump violated the Federal Election Campaign Act and Federal Election Commission regulations. Earlier this week, the former President appeared to directly solicit help for his re-election campaign from Russian Preside...

Gomez, Jayapal, Warren, Schumer, Pressley, Padilla, Warnock, Omar, Clyburn, Colleagues Urge Biden Administration to Extend the Payment Pause and Cancel Student Debt

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Tags: Education

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) joined U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.), Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Representative Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), along with Senators Alex Padilla (D-Calif.), Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.), and Representatives Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), and House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (D-S.C.) in a letter to ...

Gomez, Maloney, DeSaulnier Urges DOJ and Treasury to Examine Tax Benefits Claimed by Opioid Companies for $26 Billion Settlement

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Washington, D.C. — Committee on Oversight and Reform Vice Chair Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Committee on Oversight and Reform Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), and Committee Member Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) sent a letter asking Attorney General Merrick Garland of the Department of Justice and Secretary Janet Yellen of the Department of Treasury to examine tax deductions four companies—Cardin...

Rep. Gomez Joins Colleagues in Urging Secretary Mayorkas, Acting Director Johnson to End the Use of For-Profit Immigration Detention Centers

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The letter comes after multiple investigations into private detention facilities revealed substandard living conditions for detained people, under-staffing, and deaths of people in U.S. custody WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) joined more than 100 members of Congress in a letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) callin...

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