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Jul 30, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Hoy, el congresista Albio Sires (D-NJ) y el congresista Gregory Meeks (D-NY), presidente y vicepresidente respectivamente del Subcomité de Asuntos Exteriores de la Cámara de Representantes para el Hemisferio Occidental, Seguridad Civil y Comercio, encabezaron una carta con 12 de sus colegas al Secretario de Estado Mike Pompeo, instándole a priorizar los derechos hu

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Jul 30, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) and Congressman Gregory Meeks (D-NY), Chairman and Vice Chair respectively of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, led a letter with 12 of their colleagues to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, urging him to speak up on human rights and anti-corrupti

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Jul 24, 2020 Washington Review
This week, I was back in Washington to vote on two appropriations bills to fund the Federal Government. I also had a meeting with students from Rutgers University, spoke on the phone with the new Guatemalan Ambassador to the U.S., and signed onto an amendment prohibiting the Administration’s restrictive and predatory birth control rules.
Jul 18, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement on the passing of his colleague Congressman John Lewis:

Jul 17, 2020 Washington Review

This week, I attended a House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee vote on an important water infrastructure bill and submitted public comments opposing the Administration’s proposal to rewrite asylum rules.

Jul 15, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) and Congressman Gregory Meeks (D-NY), Chairman and Vice Chair respectively of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, issued the following statement in support of democracy in Guyana:

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Jul 13, 2020 Washington Review

Last week, I was in Jersey City to announce more CARES Act funding to assist small businesses in the area. A long-time Jersey City resident returned to the United States after being wrongly imprisoned in Egypt. I also attended a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing focused on the Administration’s response to reports of Russian bounties on U.S. troops.

Jul 8, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Hoy, el congresista Albio Sires (D-NJ) y el congresista Francis Rooney (R-FL), el presidente y miembro de rango del Subcomité de Asuntos Exteriores de la Cámara de Representantes para el Hemisferio Occidental, Seguridad Civil y Comercio, emitieron la siguiente declaración expresando preocupación por los esfuerzos en curso para detener la selección de jueces ante la

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Jul 8, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) and Congressman Francis Rooney (R-FL), Chairman and Ranking Member respectively of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, issued the following statement expressing concern about ongoing efforts to stall the selection of judges to the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeals i

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Jul 2, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Yesterday, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, delivered the following opening remarks at the hearing he convened on The Trump Administration’s Response to COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean:

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