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Congressman Vicente Gonzalez

Representing the 15th District of Texas

Press Releases

June 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) extended First Lady Melania Trump an open invitation to return to the Rio Grande Valley. The congressman would like Mrs. Trump to see, first-hand, migrant children who have been detained as a result of the administration’s ‘zero-tolerance’ policy.

June 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator William B. Long requesting federal support and relief to Texas’ Rio Grande Valley and Coastal bend regions.

June 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued the following statement in response to Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s State Disaster Declaration for six Texas counties that have faced severe weather and flooding over the past few days.

June 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) is advising residents in the Rio Grande Valley to adhere to flooding precautions and procedures outlined by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

June 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued the following statement in response to First Lady Melania Trump’s visit to McAllen, Texas to witness, firsthand, the effects of the administration’s ‘zero-tolerance’ policy:

June 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) has issued the following statement in response to the administration’s inaction to end the ‘zero-tolerance’ policy that is separating immigrant families on the U.S.-Mexico border.

June 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued the following statement in response to the executive order, signed by President Donald J. Trump, that fails to end the administration’s ‘zero-tolerance’ policy:

June 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) spoke on the House Floor to condemn the U.S. Departments of Justice (DOJ), Homeland Security (DHS), and Health and Human Services’ (HHS) separation of families at the U.S.-Mexico border.

“This ‘zero-tolerance’ policy is un-American,” Congressman Gonzalez said. “It needs to end now.”

June 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) announced a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service partnership intended to engage more military veterans in farming and ranching. This program will assist veterans applying for FSA direct farm ownership loans, ultimately leading to advancements of land and capital.

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