Today, U.S. Reps. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.) and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Miami) introduced The New American Success (NAS) Act, which would help speed the integration of new Americans into society, ensuring each immigrant has access to programs that will help them learn or improve their English skills, civics education and other initiatives to help assist them in quickly adapting to their new nation while they participate in naturalization.
Jun 23, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas offered an amendment Monday that could have potentially put thousands of long-term unemployed American workers back to work. The amendment was to be added to H.R. 3301, the North American Energy Infrastructure (NAEI) Act.
Jun 20, 2014 Press Release
Continuing a commitment to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in the United States, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) today introduced the Computer Science Career Education Act. The legislation is the House companion of a bill introduced in the Senate by U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY).
Jun 18, 2014 Press Release
This week, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) sent a letter to Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Superintendent Dr. John Deasey, asking LAUSD to join in his efforts to fully educate Valley residents on potential student loan repayment savings.
Jun 5, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas today welcomed the official process announcement by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), of deferred action for undocumented workers who were brought to this nation as children. This policy, announced by the Department of Homeland Security in 2012, allows two years of deferred prosecution and deportation for violating immigration laws, as well as authorizing the immigrant in question to work in the United States.
Jun 5, 2014 Spanish Releases
El Representante de EE.UU. Tony Cárdenas hoy acogió el anuncio del proceso oficial del Servicio de Ciudadanía e Inmigración de Estados Unidos (USCIS, por sus siglas en inglés) de acción diferida para trabajadores indocumentados que fueron traídos a este país de niños. Esta política, anunciada por el Departamento de Seguridad Interna (DHS) en 2012, concede dos años de aplazamiento de acusación y deportación por infracciones sobre leyes de inmigración, y permite que el inmigrante en cuestión trabaje en los Estados Unidos.
May 29, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Reps. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.) and Blake Farenthold (R-Corpus Christi, Texas) introduced the “Trade Protection Not Troll Protection Act,” legislation to protect American companies from abusive litigation at the hands of patent trolls.
Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that Southern California was one of the first twelve Manufacturing Communities designated as part of the Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP). The effort to bring the IMCP to Southern California was championed by U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) and other area U.S. Representatives.
May 27, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) announced today that he has requested a briefing from Donna Beiter, Director of the Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
May 23, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) is proud to announce the winner of the 29th Congressional District Art Contest. Angaea Gale V. Cuna, a senior from Sun Valley, who attends Valley Academy of Arts and Sciences, is the winning artist. The winning piece of art, an acrylic painting named, “Garden State of Mind” will now hang in the United States Capitol for a year.