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Filemon Vela, Jr.'s Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 34, Democratic
Date Title
Sept. 12, 2017 Vela Applauds Cameron County Commissioner's Court for Supporting DACA
Sept. 7, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Elaine C. Duke, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security - Do Not Use Dreamers' Personal Information for Deportation
Aug. 3, 2017 Vela Releases Statement in Response to Trump's Immigration Plan
Aug. 1, 2017 Letter to President Donald J. Trump - Defense of DACA Program
July 24, 2017 Cornyn, Cruz, Carter, McCaul, Vela Bill Will Rename Checkpoint After Fallen Agent Javier Vega
July 24, 2017 Cornyn, Cruz, Carter, McCaul, Vela Bill Will Rename Checkpoint After Fallen Agent Javier Vega
July 21, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Rodney P. Frelinghuysen and the Honorable Nita Lowey, Committee on Appropriations Chairman and Ranking Member, and the Honorable John Carter and Lucille Roybal-Allard, Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security Chairman and Ranking Member - Mexico Border Wall
July 21, 2017 Grijalva and Vela Lead Letter Opposing Funding and Construction of Border Wall
June 14, 2017 Vela Releases Statement On Shooting Involving Members Of Congress
June 14, 2017 Vela Releases Statement On Shooting Involving Members Of Congress
May 25, 2017 Letter to the Honorable John F. Kelly, Secretary of Homeland Security - Protection of Asylum Seekers
May 23, 2017 Vela leads Democrats in Bipartisan Passage of the Department of Homeland Security Blue Campaign Authorization Act
May 23, 2017 Vela leads Democrats in Bipartisan Passage of the Department of Homeland Security Blue Campaign Authorization Act
May 18, 2017 House Passes Vela's Bill
May 18, 2017 Vela Announces $3.7 million in Additional Funding Toward Cattle Fever Tick Eradication
May 16, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Mick Mulvaney, Director of the office of Managament and Budget - Urging Administration to Maintain Anti-Drug-Funding
May 8, 2017 Vela Releases Statement On "Show Me Your Papers" Law
May 3, 2017 Vela: Vote for Budget is Vote for Trump's Wall
May 2, 2017 Letter to President Donald J. Trump - Beyer, Cicilline, Pascrell, Jayapal Lead House Democrats Calling on Trump to Help with Syrians
April 10, 2017 Vela Commends Mexican Government for Capturing Former Governor Tomas Yarrington
April 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Chairman Robert Aderholt and the Hon. Ranking Member Sanford Bishop of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, & Related Agencies - Smith, Blumenauer Urge Funding for Animal Welfare
April 4, 2017 Letter to the Hon. John Culberson, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies, and the Hon. Jose E. Serrano, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies - Funding for Criminal Background Checks
March 29, 2017 Vela Bashes Trump's Request for Border Wall Funding
March 15, 2017 Vela Denounces Republican Colleague's Racist Remarks
March 14, 2017 Doubling Down on Xenophobia is Just Plain Absurd
March 10, 2017 Letter to Donald Trump, President of the United States - Prioritize Appointment of the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism
March 9, 2017 Letter to the Hon. John Kelly - Regarding Deportations and Immigration Policy
March 8, 2017 Letter to the Hon. John F. Kelly, Secretary of Homeland Security - Reject Cruel and Misguided Plan to Separate Mothers & Children
Feb. 28, 2017 Vela Invites Chef José Andrés to Joint Session of Congress
Feb. 23, 2017 Letter to the Hon. John F. Kelly, Secretary of the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, the Hon. Jeff Sessions, Attorney General of the U.S. Department of Justice, The Hon. James B. Comey, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation - Bomb Threats Made Against Jewish Community Centers
Feb. 23, 2017 Letter to the Hon. John F. Kelly - Department of Human Services Must Explain Deportation Plans to American People
Feb. 21, 2017 Democratic Officials Discuss Dangers of Trump's Executive Orders During Visit to South Texas
Feb. 17, 2017 Vela Files Amicus Curiae Brief in Response to Trump's Muslim Ban
Feb. 14, 2017 Trump Enforcement Priorities: Radical Shift
Feb. 14, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Regarding Animal Welfare Transparency
Feb. 14, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Title X and Women's Healthcare
Feb. 8, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Take a Stand Against President Trump's Preventing Foreign Terrorist Entry Executive Order
Feb. 8, 2017 Letter to Donald Trump, President of the United States - Investigate Voter Suppression and Disenfranchisement in the 2016 Presidential Election
Feb. 1, 2017 Letter to the Honorable John F. Kelly, Secretary of Homeland Security - Presidential Muslim-Ban Executive Order
Jan. 25, 2017 Congressmen Filemon Vela And Vicente Gonzalez Issue Statement On Executive Order
Jan. 19, 2017 Letter to Hon. Donald Trump, President-elect - Affordable Care Act and Planned Parenthood
Jan. 19, 2017 Vela to Boycott Inauguration following Trumps Neglect of Hispanic Cabinet Picks
Dec. 7, 2016 Letter to President Barack Obama - Presidential Pardons for DACA Recipients.
Dec. 5, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama - Protect Immigrants' Private Data
Dec. 5, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama - Protect Immigrants' Private Data
Sept. 28, 2016 Letter to Mr. Leon Rodriguez, Director of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service - Castro Leads Call for USCIS to Address DACA Renewal Backlog
Aug. 25, 2016 Letter to the Hon. John Kerry, Secretary of State, and the Hon. Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Treasury - Urging Support for Venezuelan People
July 8, 2016 Congressman Filemon Vela Issues Statement Following Tragedy in Dallas, Texas
July 6, 2016 Letter to Mr. Leon Rodriguez, Director of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service - Stop Increase of Immigration and Naturalization Fees
May 24, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Disband the Select Panel
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