Noticias

June 14, 2024

CORREA STATEMENT ON 12 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF DACA

SANTA ANA, Calif. — Today, Representative Lou Correa (D-CA) released the following statement marking 12 years since the creation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:  “Tomorrow marks 12 years since President Obama created the DACA program, protecting thousands of Dreamers from deportation—many of whom arrived in our country as infants and toddlers. Today, those Dreamers are our nurses, police officers, and soldiers. They follow the law, pay taxes, and have built their … Continue Reading


June 12, 2024

CORREA STATEMENT ON GARLAND CONTEMPT VOTE

WASHINGTON — Today, Representative Lou Correa (D-CA) voted against holding Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt of Congress and released the following statement:  “As a member of the House Judiciary Committee, I’ve been in the room as my colleagues on the other side of the aisle hosted fact finding hearings to determine whether the Committee should recommend the Attorney General be held in contempt. Contempt is a serious matter—and throughout this process, it has become clear that my … Continue Reading


June 12, 2024

CORREA BILL TO COMBAT CARTEL TRAFFICKING PASSES KEY HOUSE PANEL WITH BIPARTISAN SUPPORT, AWAITS FLOOR VOTE

Text of Legislation (PDF) WASHINGTON — Today, Representative Lou Correa (D-CA), the top Democrat on the House Border Security and Enforcement Subcommittee, announced that his bipartisan Cooperation on Combating Human Smuggling and Trafficking Act successfully passed out of the House Committee on Homeland Security with bipartisan support. The legislation was introduced last year alongside Representative Clay Higgins (R-LA), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Border Security and … Continue Reading


June 11, 2024

CORREA, LALOTA INTRODUCE BIPARTISAN BILL TO HELP LAW ENFORCEMENT FIGHT SCOURGE OF FENTANYL AND XYLAZINE

WASHINGTON — Today, Representatives Lou Correa (D-CA), the top Democrat on the House Border Security and Enforcement Subcommittee, and Nick LaLota (R-NY) introduced the bipartisan Detection Equipment and Technology Evaluation to Counter the Threat of (DETECT) Fentanyl and Xylazine Act. This legislation would authorize the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to conduct research and development, testing, and evaluation on equipment that would help law enforcement better detect fentanyl and … Continue Reading


June 10, 2024

CORREA, OMAR INTRODUCE BILL TO KEEP IMMIGRANT FAMILIES TOGETHER

WASHINGTON — On Friday, Representatives Lou Correa (D-CA), the top Democrat on the House Border Security and Enforcement Subcommittee, and Ilhan Omar (D-MN) introduced the Child Status Fairness and Modernization Act, a bill aimed at fixing a flaw in our immigration system that separates families. Reps. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) are co-sponsors. The bill targets a specific provision in the Immigration and Nationality Act. Currently, when immigrant parents petition … Continue Reading


June 05, 2024

HOUSE PASSES CORREA’S BILL TO DESIGNATE ANAHEIM POST OFFICE IN HONOR OF WWII VETERAN DR. WILLIAM KOTT

WASHINGTON — Today, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46) announced that the House of Representatives voted to pass his bipartisan legislation to designate the Federal Anaheim Post Office at 333 W. Broadway in Anaheim, California as the Dr. William Kott Post Office—honoring the life of the decorated U.S. Army veteran who served during World War II, took part in the Battle of the Bulge after walking across three countries, and was one of the liberators of the Buchenwald Nazi concentration camp … Continue Reading


June 04, 2024

READOUT: CORREA TRAVELS TO EL SALVADOR FOR INAUGURATION OF PRESIDENT NAYIB BUKELE

WASHINGTON — Yesterday, Representative Lou Correa (D-CA), the top Democrat on the House Border Security and Enforcement Subcommittee, returned to the United States after traveling to El Salvador for the inauguration of President Nayib Bukele. Rep. Correa meets with President Bukele after his inauguration “I want to extend my congratulations to President Bukele on his inauguration, and look forward to working with him on issues of mutual interest to our two nations,” Correa said upon his … Continue Reading


June 04, 2024

CORREA STATEMENT ON BIDEN ADMINISTRATION EXECUTIVE ORDER TO SHUT DOWN THE BORDER

WASHINGTON — Today, following the Biden Administration’s announcement of an executive order that would limit asylum and allow the President to “shut down” the southern border, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46), the top Democrat on the House Border Security and Enforcement Subcommittee, released the following statement:  “The President has been dealt an unfortunate hand, and is taking actions today in spite of the consistent inaction of our colleagues on the other side of the aisle to … Continue Reading


May 20, 2024

CORREA, NADLER ASK TEXAS AND FLORIDA FOR INFORMATION ABOUT EFFECTS OF STATE LAWS AGAINST RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT

WASHINGTON — Today, Ranking Member Lou Correa, the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Administrative State, Regulatory Reform, and Antitrust, and Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler, the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee, sent letters to the Attorneys General and chief financial officials of Texas and Florida seeking information about how their states’ laws against responsible investing have affected everyday taxpayers and retirees. Texas and Florida are among more … Continue Reading


May 10, 2024

Correa, Steel Introduce Resolution Condemning Vietnamese Government's Human Rights Abuses

WASHINGTON - Today, ahead of Vietnam Human Rights Day, Congressional Vietnam Caucus Co-chairs, Reps. Lou Correa (CA-46) and Michelle Steel (CA-45) introduced a resolution Condemning the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) for imprisoning independent journalists, human rights defenders, religious figures, and dissidents in Vietnam. “For the past 25 years, alongside Rep. Steel, I've served Orange County’s Little Saigon—one of the largest Vietnamese American communities in the United States—and am … Continue Reading


May 07, 2024

CORREA, ALFORD, MANN, PETTERSEN LAUNCH BIPARTISAN REAL ESTATE CAUCUS

WASHINGTON — Yesterday, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46), alongside Representatives Tracey Mann (KS-01), Brittany Pettersen (CO-07), and Mark Alford (MO-04), launched the Bipartisan Congressional Real Estate Caucus. Real estate represents 16% of U.S. GDP, supports 2.8 million jobs, and generates $50 billion in tax revenue. Considering its importance, Congress must support policies that allow this industry to prosper. That’s exactly what this caucus will do. “Homeownership is an essential … Continue Reading


April 29, 2024

CORREA, COLLEAGUES INTRODUCE THE REVAMP ACT TO STREAMLINE REPAIRS AT LAND PORTS OF ENTRY

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Lou Correa, the top Democrat on the House Border Security and Enforcement Subcommittee, reintroduced the Reducing Excessive Vetting Authorities to Maintain our Ports (REVAMP) Act which would allow U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to conduct minor repairs at land ports of entry (LPOEs) without involving the General Services Administration (GSA). Removing GSA from the approval process for low-cost projects at LPOEs will help streamline repairs and updates … Continue Reading


April 29, 2024

CORREA INTRODUCES BIPARTISAN SERVICE ACT TO SUPPORT VETERANS, LAW ENFORCEMENT

WASHINGTON — Today, Representative Lou Correa (D-CA), alongside Representatives Dale W. Strong (R-AL), Maria Elvira Salazar (R-FL), and Glenn Ivey (D-MD), introduced H.R. 8140, the “Supporting Every at-Risk Veteran In Critical Emergencies (SERVICE) Act.” 13 additional Members joined as original cosponsors of the bill.  The SERVICE Act would establish a pilot program to allow local law enforcement agencies to use the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Office of Community Oriented Policing Services … Continue Reading


April 12, 2024

CORREA ANNOUNCES ANAHEIM RESIDENT AS CONGRESSIONAL APP CHALLENGE WINNER

WASHINGTON — Today, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46) announced Matthew Bersalona, a resident of Anaheim, Calif. and student at Oxford Academy, as the winner of the 2023 Congressional App Challenge in California’s 46th District. As one of the challenge winners, Matthew was invited to demonstrate his app to Members of Congress and their staff in the U.S. Capitol.  Rep. Correa presents Matthew Bersalona with a Congressional Recognition for his winning of the Congressional App … Continue Reading


April 12, 2024

CORREA STATEMENT ON REAUTHORIZATION OF FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE SURVEILLANCE ACT

WASHINGTON — Today, the House of Representatives voted to reauthorize the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act and Representative Lou Correa (CA-46) released the following statement:  “Today, Congress voted to reauthorize the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. As an elected representative, it’s my duty to do everything in my power to ensure that those who call Orange County home, and every American, live freely and without fear,” Correa said. “After seeing the aftermath of the recent … Continue Reading


April 11, 2024

CORREA STATEMENT ON REPORTS OF NEW NOTIFICATION FORMS UNDER HART-SCOTT-RODINO ACT

WASHINGTON — Today, in response to reports that U.S. antitrust enforcers are close to releasing new notification forms under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46), the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Administrative State, Regulatory Reform, and Antitrust, released the following statement:  “I welcome the reported decision by the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division to release more reasonable and balanced … Continue Reading


April 10, 2024

CORREA’S BORDER TECHNOLOGY LEGISLATION PASSES KEY HOUSE PANEL WITH BIPARTISAN SUPPORT, AWAITS FLOOR VOTE

Fact Sheet (PDF) | Text of Legislation (PDF) WASHINGTON — Today, Representative Lou Correa (D-CA), the top Democrat on the House Border Security and Enforcement Subcommittee, announced that his Emerging Innovative Border Technologies Act successfully passed out of the House Committee on Homeland Security with bipartisan support. The legislation was introduced last week alongside Representative Morgan Luttrell (R-TX) and now awaits a full floor vote in the House of Representatives. The … Continue Reading


April 02, 2024

CORREA LEADS 100+ MEMBERS CALLING FOR AUTOMATIC DACA EXTENSIONS AMIDST BACKLOG

SANTA ANA, Calif. — Today, Representative Lou Correa (D-CA), the top Democrat on the House Border Security and Enforcement Subcommittee, led 100+ of his colleagues in a letter to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Ur M. Jaddou to raise concern over delays in processing renewal applications for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients, and call for the agency to begin providing automatic extensions for lawful recipients in the interim.  “Many of our … Continue Reading


April 02, 2024

CORREA, LUTTRELL INTRODUCE BIPARTISAN LEGISLATION TO INTEGRATE TECHNOLOGY AND BORDER SECURITY

Fact Sheet (PDF) | Text of Legislation (PDF) WASHINGTON — Today, Representatives Lou Correa (D-CA), the top Democrat on the House Border Security and Enforcement Subcommittee, and Morgan Luttrell (R-TX) introduced the Emerging Innovative Border Technologies Act, a bipartisan piece of legislation that would enhance border security operations by requiring the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to present a plan to Congress for integrating innovative technologies, like artificial intelligence … Continue Reading


March 29, 2024

CORREA HAILS SENATE COMPANION TO HIS LEGISLATION SUPPORT LOCAL SMALL BUSINESSES, FIGHT AGAINST CLIMATE CRISIS

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich (D-NM) and Laphonza Butler (D-CA) introduced companion legislation in the U.S. Senate to Representative Lou Correa’s (D-CA) Promoting Reduction of Emissions Through Landscaping Equipment Act, legislation to create a federal tax credit to enable local small businesses, including landscaping and lawn care businesses of all sizes, to transition to zero-emission equipment more easily and without financial burden. Correa first introduced the … Continue Reading

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