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April 27, 2020 Press Release

FULLERTON, CA - Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) joined 72 of his House colleagues in sending a letter to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos regarding the delayed disbursement of Economic Financial Aid Grants to students under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

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April 27, 2020 Press Release

FULLERTON, CA - Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) wrote an op-ed in the Hill urging big banks to put small businesses first with the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). In the op-ed, Rep. Cisneros argues that small businesses are at a severe disadvantage in the PPP process because they don’t have the connections or resources that bigger businesses do. Rep.

April 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) issued the following statement regarding the White House releasing the details of the President’s immigration executive order.

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April 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Representatives Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (D-CA-39), Ann Wagner (R-MO-02), and Haley Stevens (D-MI-11) led a bipartisan group of 26 Members of Congress calling on Congressional leadership to support small and mid-sized localities.

April 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Representatives Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (D-CA-39), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-01), Will Hurd (R-TX-23), and Tom Suozzi (D-NY-03) introduced H.R.

April 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) voted for the bipartisan coronavirus stimulus package, the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act. The package includes additional funding for the PPP, Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL), hospitals, healthcare workers, and testing. On Tuesday, April 21st, Rep.

April 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) and Harley Rouda (CA-48), along with 22 Members of Congress, sent a bipartisan letter to the U.S.

April 21, 2020 Press Release

FULLERTON, CA - Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) joined seven of his House colleagues in urging the IRS to extend its deadline for dependent registration.

April 21, 2020 Press Release

FULLERTON, CA - Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) joined his House colleagues in urging congressional leadership to include language in the next stimulus package mandating that lenders participating in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) prioritize small businesses owned by minorities, women, veterans, and those in underserved and rural markets.

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In The News

April 12, 2019 In The News
House Democrats denounced the transgender ban in a non-binding resolution last month, but significant obstacles remain in the Senate. Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.), chairman of the powerful Senate Armed Services Committee, told Defense News in November that he is “opposed to having them serving in the military.” Only three members of Congress—Anthony Brown (D-Md.), Gil Cisneros (D-CA), and Joe Kennedy (D-Mass.)—attended a rally outside the Capitol on Wednesday, which included speakers like McGowan and Shannon Minter, an attorney fighting the transgender ban in federal court.
March 13, 2019 In The News
A group of Democratic House military veterans on Tuesday called on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to support a resolution overturning President Trump's emergency declaration on the southern border. In a letter to McConnell, Democratic Reps. Ruben Gallego (Ariz.), Anthony Brown (Md.), Salud Carbajal (Calif.), Gil Cisneros (Calif.), Ted Lieu(Calif.), Max Rose (N.Y.) and Bobby Rush (Ill.) sharply criticized Trump over reports that the administration plans to use up to $1 billion from Department of Defense military pay and pension accounts to build a border wall.
March 4, 2019 In The News
The Gang of Nine — whose origin name is still hotly debated in the group — was lumped together in part because they all were endorsed by Rep. Seth Moulton's Serve America and hail from Republican-held districts. But they didn’t all meet in person for the first time until orientation. Besides Rose, Spanberger and Houlahan, the group also includes Democratic Reps. Jason Crow of Colorado, Elaine Luria of Virginia, Jared Golden of Maine, Mikie Sherrill of New Jersey, Elissa Slotkin of Michigan and Gil Cisneros of California.
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February 8, 2019 In The News

At least three Orange County congressmen – Reps. Levin, Gil Cisneros (D-Yorba Linda), and Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana) – protested Trump’s immigration policies. All highlighted the need for immigration reform by bringing DREAMers (undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children) to be their guests at the event.

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February 8, 2019 In The News

“It is with humility and responsibility to my undocumented peers and my family that I am choosing to be present and visible at the State of the Union address,” said Tellez in a statement released through the school.

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February 7, 2019 In The News

Refusing to change out of her turtleneck on a sweltering day in Pasadena and being captivated by swaying palm trees.

That’s most of what Miriam Tellez Sorrosa remembers about arriving in the United States from Mexico when she was 7.

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