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August 6, 2018 Press Release

Today, Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) led by Congressman Darren Soto, Chair of the CHC Taskforce on Voting and Civil Rights, sent a letter to the Department of Commerce expressing strong opposition to the addition of the citizenship question to the 2020 Census.

August 2, 2018 Press Release

Kissimmee, FL –  Today, the Florida office of the U.S. Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) handling the Juarez family’s case, refused to return Alejandra’s passport and travel documentation back to her ahead of her deportation travels set for tomorrow (August 3rd). Mrs.

July 30, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Darren Soto will open a new office space at the Orlando VA Medical Center in Lake Nona and host office hours for veterans every Monday and Friday from 9:00am until 3:00pm. Rep.

July 26, 2018 Press Release

The U.S. Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, under President Donald Trump, denied a request for a stay of removal for Polk County-area mother and U.S. veteran spouse, Alejandra Juarez. U.S.

July 19, 2018 Press Release

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed four amendments introduced by Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) in H.R. 6147, the Interior-Environment, Financial Services & General Government Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2019. Rep.

July 19, 2018 Press Release

Representatives Darren Soto, Stephanie Murphy and Val Demings announced today the Central Florida Commuter Rail, known as SunRail, is receiving a $16 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to complete the Phase 2 South Project, which will extend SunRail services from the existing railroad south of Orlando through Kissimmee and Poinciana in Osceola County.

July 17, 2018 Press Release

U.S. Congressman Darren Soto released the following statement following President Trump’s joint press conference with President Putin, in which he refused to hold Russia accountable for hacking the 2016 U.S. elections:

July 16, 2018 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Congresswoman Val Demings (FL-10), and Congressman Darren Soto (FL-9) announced the introduction of H.R. 6315, the Jeanette Acosta Invest in Women’s Health Act of 2018.



In The News

January 18, 2018 In The News

On Thursday, January 18th, Congressman Darren Soto takes the House Floor to speak about the importance of passing a clean Dream Act. During a one-minute speech, he mentions the impact it will have on the State of Florida

January 16, 2018 In The News

More than 50 years after Martin Luther King, Jr. offered his famous speech, while the African American community has experienced much progress through the end of segregation and Jim Crow laws, even today they still face obstacles towards achieving true equality, facing such challenges as police brutality and increased racial tensions.

January 10, 2018 In The News

Congressman Soto speaks on the life of Astronaut John Young;


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January 8, 2018 In The News

During the first week of 2018, Congressman Darren Soto toured Florida's local Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Social Security Administration (SSA) offices located in Central Florida. While touring TSA, Representative Soto met with Jerry Henderson, TSA Federal Security Director at the Orlando International Airport. Mr.

January 4, 2018 In The News

December 28, 2017 In The News

December 20, 2017 In The News

As delivered on the House Floor on December 19, 2017.


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December 19, 2017 In The News

A bill shepherded through the House of Representatives last week by U.S. Rep. Darren Soto to rename a Kissimmee post office for the Puerto Rican “Borinqueneers” U.S. Army regiment now is getting pushed in the U.S. Senate by Florida’s U.S. Sens.

December 19, 2017 In The News

Months later, the new arrivals keep coming.