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  • ICYMI: How Curbelo is Leading a Last-Gasp Shot at an Immigration Vote in Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on May 25, 2018 | Preview rr

    How a Miami Republican is leading a last-gasp shot at an immigration vote in Congress Miami Herald By: Alex Daugherty May 24, 2018 https://hrld.us/2s8NMsQ Miami Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo is leading a last-gasp shot to change the nation's immigration laws after years of inaction, and he's been furiously trying to rally dissatisfied Republicans over the past three weeks to bypass House Speaker Paul Ryan and force a series of votes on the House floor on immigration in the next few days.. On Ma... Read more

  • Curbelo Secures Authorization for Navy to Develop the Empty Housing Units at Sigsbee Park
    Posted in Press Releases on May 25, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), who has been a constant advocate for opening surplus base units as a means of easing the housing crisis in Key West, welcomed House passage of the National Defense Authorization Act. This important bill, which will not only make many important improvements for our military and increase pay for our troops, also included his language to authorize the U.S. Navy to move forward with developing new units on the 19 vacant acres at Sigsbee Park. “Addressing the li... Read more

  • IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Curbelo Legislation to Protect Children, Immigrants from Synthetic ID Fraud Signed Into Law by POTUS  
    Posted in Press Releases on May 24, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), South Florida’s only member on the House Ways and Means Committee which oversees the Social Security Administration, celebrated the President signing his “Protecting Children from Identity Theft Act” into law. The bill passed the House of Representatives earlier this week as part of S.2155 – The Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act. “Unfortunately, South Florida is all too familiar with the lengths at which fraudsters will ... Read more

  • Curbelo Celebrates $15 Million FEMA Grant to Key West Utility Board
    Posted in Press Releases on May 23, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) released the following statement announcing a $15,463,328 reimbursement from U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to the Key West Utility Board in Monroe County for their work in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Irma: “With the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane season starting in just over a week, I’m grateful FEMA is working to reimburse critical local agencies,” Curbelo said. “While Keys Recovery has come a lon... Read more

  • Curbelo Demands Answers from Customs and Border Protection Following Questioning of Two Americans Speaking Spanish
    Posted in Press Releases on May 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) demanded answers from Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection Kevin K. McAleenan about the agency’s policies after two American citizens were held and questioned by a CBP officer for speaking Spanish in Havre, Montana, about 35 miles south of the U.S.-Canadian border. “Communities across the country have a long history of incorporating foreign language speakers into our society,” Curbelo said. “In South Florida, it’s not uncommon to hear pe... Read more

  • House Passes Curbelo Legislation to Protect Children, Immigrants from Synthetic ID Fraud
    Posted in Press Releases on May 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), South Florida’s only member on the House Ways and Means Committee which oversees the Social Security Administration, welcomed House passage of his bipartisan “Protecting Children from Identity Theft Act” as part of S.2155 – The Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act. The bill now heads to the President’s desk for signature. “Unfortunately, South Florida is all too familiar with the lengths at which fraudsters will go through ... Read more

  • WTAS: Stakeholders Praise Leadership on Immigration, Urge More Members to Join Effort
    Posted in Press Releases on May 21, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Neil Bradley: “It is long past time to protect the Dreamers and secure our border. Bipartisan solutions exist and our elected leaders need to pursue them. That is why we applaud those members who are adding their names to the ongoing effort to start legislative debate in the U.S. House. We look forward to working with Congressional leaders and other members on the most effective way to achieve real results for Dreamers and to secure our border.” TechNet: “An #immigrati... Read more

  • IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: At NSU Health Professions’ Commencement, Curbelo Encourages Graduates to Heal American Society
    Posted in Press Releases on May 21, 2018 | Preview rr

    Curbelo: “If you’ve had time to look around as you’ve completed your coursework over the last few years… you may have realized that it isn’t just the patients you’ve interacted with who need healing. Our society is in many ways sick and in need of recovery and renewal.” Read more

  • Curbelo Welcomes Problem Solvers Caucus Endorsement of FIRST STEP Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) welcomed the 48 Members of the Problem Solvers Caucus’s support for H.R. 5682, The Formerly Incarcerated Reenter Society Transformed, Safely Transitioning Every Person Act (FIRST STEP). The bipartisan legislation, introduced by Reps. Doug Collins (GA-09) and Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08), aims to improve public safety while lowering recidivism and prison populations through rehabilitative programing, enabling newly-released individuals to more successfully ... Read more

  • What They Are Saying: “GOP Renegades Inch Closer to Forcing Immigration Votes”
    Posted in Press Releases on May 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    Reuters: “Rebel U.S. House Republicans seek to force 'Dreamer' immigration vote” (Reuters, “Rebel U.S. House Republicans seek to force 'Dreamer' immigration vote,” Richard Cowan, 5/9/2018) Washington Post: “GOP renegades inch closer to forcing immigration votes” (Washington Post, Mike DeBonis, GOP renegades inch closer to forcing immigration votes as leaders scramble for Plan B, 5/16/2018) CNN: “A group of Republicans are making good on their threat to attempt to force an immigration floor vote... Read more

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