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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

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Aug 5, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) released the following statement regarding the tragic events in El Paso, TX and Dayton, OH this weekend:

Aug 2, 2019 Press Release

Washington – Today, Representative Albio Sires (D-NJ), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, was joined by Representative Frank Pallone, Jr., Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and 32 other members of Congress in sending a letter to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Acting Director Mark Morgan expressing concern about the tr

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Aug 1, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Today, Congressman Sires, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, issued the following statement after his meeting in Buenos Aires with the Venezuelan ambassador to Argentina Elisa Trotta Gamus.

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Jul 31, 2019 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) - Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, joined Congresswoman Norma Torres (D-CA) and thirteen other members of Congress in urging Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan to rescind the “safe third country” agreement recently signed with Guatemala.
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Jul 30, 2019 Press Release

Washington – Today, Representative Albio Sires (D-NJ), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, and Representative Eliot L.

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Jul 29, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, DC) - A bipartisan delegation of six members of the United States House of Representatives, led by the Honorable Albio Sires (D-NJ), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade in the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, traveled to Argentina and Chile to reinforce the importance of strengthening bilateral relations with both countri

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Jul 29, 2019 Washington Review

Last week, the House considered urgent legislation addressing the humanitarian crisis at the southern border and our nation’s fiscal health. I spoke at a House Committee on the Budget hearing focused on climate change and met with stakeholders on international issues ranging from human trafficking to tainted alcohol.

Jul 22, 2019 Washington Review

Last Week in Washington, I voted to raise the federal minimum wage, supported the introduction of legislation reauthorizing the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), and met with the Mayor of Belleville.

Jul 17, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Today, Congressman Sires, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, was joined by the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member Michael T.

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Jul 12, 2019 Washington Review

This week in Washington, the House of Representatives tackled the annual funding of our nation’s defense and voted to extend the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund. I met with a North Bergen teacher, New Jersey students, the Ambassador from Peru, and a Congressional Delegation from Colombia.

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