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Congressman Tony Cardenas

Representing the 29th District of California

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Jul 7, 2016 Press Release
In response to the USCIS's new fee schedule, Representatives Cárdenas and Ros-Lehtinen have issued a letter to USCIS Director Leon Rodriguez, requesting that the agency reconsider implementing the new fees.
Jun 29, 2016 Op - Eds

What will it take for Angelenos to be able to watch Dodgers baseball again?

Last month, the Federal Communications Commission approved the merger between Charter, Time Warner Cable, and Bright House. Unfortunately the merger does not strike at the heart of an important issue for Dodgers fans — they still are unable to watch the Dodgers on TV.

Jun 28, 2016 Press Release
Representative Tony Cárdenas stresses the importance of severe weather preparedness in a newly created Public Service Announcement (PSA). The locally targeted PSA, recorded in partnership with The Weather Channel television network, is airing on the network throughout the summer.
Jun 27, 2016 Press Release
Today’s momentous Supreme Court decision has given power back to women in Texas and all across the country. I applaud the Supreme Court for standing on the right side of history by rejecting the absurd premise that women can’t make their own health decisions.
Jun 23, 2016 Op - Eds

No es un problema mexicano. Ni siquiera es un problema hispano. Es un problema estadounidense, e impacta cada aspecto de nuestras comunidades, nuestra infraestructura y nuestro tejido económico.

Jun 23, 2016 Press Release
Llevamos años luchando por la reforma migratoria. Estoy decepcionado de ver que hasta la más alta corte de la nación ha dejado en las sombras a millones de personas que viven en nuestros barrios, trabajan en nuestras comunidades y fortalecen nuestra economía.
Jun 23, 2016 Press Release
Now more than ever, we need to come together to elect leaders who understand the value of immigrants and push the Senate to do their job of filling the Supreme Court vacancy. We must also encourage those who are eligible to become naturalized citizens and make their voices heard at the polls.
Jun 23, 2016 Op - Eds

Economists, demographers, and educators have all agreed that immigration in general provides an essential contribution to our growing economy.

Jun 22, 2016 Press Release

Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) and Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) announced the launch of the bipartisan Connecting the Americas Caucus, which will focus on strengthening relationships and business opportunities between the United States and Central and South American countries.

Jun 12, 2016 Press Release
Every time something like this happens, our constitution and the freedom of all are threatened.

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Aug 19, 2015 In The News

Two Democratic lawmakers have asked the U.S. government to prohibit Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump from displaying his name on the facade of his new hotel in Washington after his "insulting" comments about Latinos and women.

Aug 12, 2015 In The News

Hoping to serve more people with medical needs, Northeast Valley Health Corp. formally dedicated its $5 million adult wellness center Wednesday in the City of San Fernando, near the agency’s first health clinic.

Aug 10, 2015 In The News

by Lauren French

In the hierarchy of the House, moderate Democrats — a minority in a party already deep in the minority — should be totally powerless.

Jul 29, 2015 In The News

by David Wharton

In the wake of Boston's dropping its bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, politicians from across Southern California have spoken up in favor of Los Angeles' being named as a replacement candidate.

Jul 28, 2015 In The News

By Michael Oleaga

U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas, D-Calif., has called for the elimination of life sentences without the possibility of parole for juveniles.

Jul 24, 2015 In The News

Immigrants in the United States all dream of becoming American citizens, right? Apparently not.

There are more than 8 million people who qualify for citizenship who have not taken the oath. So what's stopping these green-card holders from pledging allegiance to the American flag?

Nov 30, 2014 In The News

Californians are facing a record drought. According to a study by UC San Diego, over the last 18 months, nearly 62 trillion gallons of water have been depleted from our state. This loss of water has been so extreme that statewide restrictions have now been issued to drastically reduce our water usage.