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...

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...

Gomez, Schiff, Quigley, and 30 Members of Congress Urge State Department to Continue to Support U.S. Mission Ukraine Staff

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (D-Calif.), along with Congressman Mike Quigley (D-Ill.), Congressman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), and 30 Members of Congress delivered a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken expressing concern for the ongoing safety of Ukrainian employees of the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Agency for International Development, and urging the department to ...

Rep. Jimmy Gomez Applauds Biden Administration’s Designation of Temporary Protected Status for Ukraine

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Urges Administration to extend these protections to Ethiopia, Cameroon, Mauritania, and other Black-majority countries. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following a letter led by Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and joined by 98 of his House colleagues, the Biden administration has announced Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Ukraine. This announcement will provide vital, life-saving protection fro...

REP. GOMEZ LEADS 98 MEMBERS IN URGING BIDEN ADMINISTRATION TO DESIGNATE UKRAINE FOR TPS OR DED AND SPECIAL STUDENT RELIEF

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) led a letter with 98 of his House Colleagues urging the Biden administration to immediately designate 18 months of Temporary Protected Status (TPS), Deferred Enforced Departure (DED), and Special Student Relief (SSR) for Ukraine. Russian military aggression in Ukraine has led to a humanitarian crisis, which continues to worsen. The letter also re...

REP. GOMEZ ANNOUNCES LEGISLATION TO NAME BOYLE HEIGHTS POST OFFICE AFTER WWII HERO, PVT JACOB CRUZ

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LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) introduced bipartisan legislation to designate a post office in Boyle Heights after U.S. Marine Corps Private Jacob Cruz, a World War II veteran who made the ultimate sacrifice during the Battle of Tarawa in 1943. “The Pvt. Jacob Cruz Post Office will honor the contributions of this brave Marine and all Latino servicemembers who have given their...

PASSED: Rep. Gomez Amendment to Honor Korean and Korean-American Veterans of the Vietnam War

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WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Congressman Jimmy Gomez’s (CA-34) bipartisan resolution honoring the contributions of Korean and Korean American veterans who served in the Vietnam War as an amendment to the House version of the Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), Young Kim (CA-39), Grace Meng (NY-06), Michelle St...

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