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Congressman Darren Soto

Representing the 9th District of Florida

In The News

June 18, 2018 In The News

After living in Central Florida for years, married to a Marine and raising two daughters, Alejandra Juarez is facing deportation to Mexico next week — unless she gets a last-minute reprieve.

Juarez’s pending deportation is destroying her family, she said.

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June 7, 2018 In The News

President Donald Trump praised his administration’s response to last year’s devastating storms even as thousands of Puerto Rican evacuees face eviction from temporary shelters and the island remains partly without power nine months after Hurricane Maria.

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June 6, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON (Circa) — Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus announced Wednesday they are preparing legislation to create an independent commission to investigate the federal response to Hurricane Maria, in the wake of new data indicating at least 1,300 more people died in Puerto Rico due to the storm than initially reported.

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June 6, 2018 In The News

House Democrats are demanding a hearing on the Trump administration's recovery efforts in Puerto Rico after a Harvard study estimated the island's death toll after Hurricane Maria may be 70 times greater than the government's official tally.  

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June 5, 2018 In The News

Florida Democratic freshman Rep. Darren Soto, 40, talks about his music, how hard it is to form relationships on the Hill, and green spots on his GPS.

Q: What about Congress didn’t you expect?

June 4, 2018 In The News

Democratic U.S. Rep. Darren Soto Thursday morning blasted the federal deportation and political asylum policy to separate children from their families who have crossed the American border without documentation, calling the policy “cruel” and “deeply immoral.”

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June 4, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Darren Soto and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus are again stressing their concerns about the controversial plans to ask for citizenship status for the 2020 Census.

June 4, 2018 In The News

La nueva política del gobierno del presidente Donald Trump que separa a niños y padres inmigrantes en la frontera con el objetivo de reducir el ingreso ilegal de personas al país ha generado gran preocupación entre la comunidad inmigrante, y algunos legisladores se oponen a esta estrategia de tolerancia cero.

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May 23, 2018 In The News

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Amid the still-not-fixed physical damage to Puerto Rico after two powerful hurricanes hit late last year, the island is in a health care crisis.

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May 23, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON — In just four years, a ban on drilling off the eastern Gulf is set to expire. But the Sunshine state’s congressional delegation is determined to make sure that doesn’t happen.

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