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Sep 24, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, Migration, and International Economic Policy issued the following statement on political prisoners in Cuba:

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Sep 22, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, Migration, and International Economic Policy issued the following statement on the situation in Haiti and the treatment of Haitian migrants and asylu

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Sep 21, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) –Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ), Chairman of the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, Migration, and International Economic Policy, delivered the following opening remarks at the Congressional hearing he convened entitled “An International Response to Ortega’s Destruction of Democracy i

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Sep 17, 2021 Washington Review

On Monday, the House Foreign Affairs Committee held a hearing reviewing U.S. policy in Afghanistan, where I questioned Secretary Blinken on the future of Afghanistan and the need for humanitarian assistance.

Sep 17, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, Migration, and International Economic Policy, released the following statement after leading a bipartisan Congressional Delegat

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Sep 15, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Last night, Congressmen Albio Sires (NJ-08) voted in favor of passing the portion of the budget reconciliation bill under the jurisdiction of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

Sep 15, 2021 Washington Review

Last week, I attended a resources event in Elizabeth with Mayor Chris Bollwage to speak with residents impacted by Tropical Storm Ida and worked with the Biden administration to request that Union, Essex, and Hudson counties be added to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster declaration in New Jersey.

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Sep 10, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) released the following statement after the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that the Major Disaster Declaration in New Jersey following Tropical Storm Ida would be expanded to include Hudson, Union, and Essex Counties.

Sep 3, 2021 Washington Review

This week, we unfortunately lost members of our community because of the flooding and intense winds and rains of Tropical Storm Ida. I am very grateful to the brave first responders who provided lifesaving aid to those in need. It will take time to recover from the devastation of this storm, especially for those who have lost friends and family members.

Aug 31, 2021 Washington Review

Throughout last week, I watched the developing situation in Afghanistan closely, and my office assisted in evacuation efforts for constituents who have family members in the country. Earlier in the week, the House passed H.R. 4, the John R. Lewis Advancing Voting Rights Act and H.Res.601, to begin consideration of the budget resolution.

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