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    As the son of migrant workers and former member of the Agriculture Committee, Henry knows the importance of Agriculture and Agricultural trade to families in the 28th District and the national economy. He also believes that Congress must continue investing in all forms of domestic energy production with domestic energy resources, such as oil, wind, natural gas, solar and other alternative energy fuels. 

  • The Cuellar Family

    Henry and his wife, Imelda, reside in Laredo, Texas with their two daughters, Christina and Catherine.


    Henry is an expert on border security and homeland security. His ability to bridge the gap between local law enforcement and DHS has resulted in millions in funding for local public safety programs.


    Henry believes we have an obligation to honor and care for every veteran in our nation and their families for their undeniable service. He has worked had to secure new benefits to American veterans and to increase their access to support and healthcare.


    Henry quizzes elementary school kids on American History. 

The Latest from Henry

Trump administration waives environmental safeguards to fast-track 69 miles of border fence construction

May 17, 2020The White House said in February its goal was to build 450 additional miles of barrier by the end of 2020. The 69 miles would be in addition to a 52-mile project also underway in Webb County.

The Trump administration announced Friday that it is waiving several regulations in order to fast-track construction of nearly 70 miles of border barriers and roads in Webb and Zapata counties.

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Texas congressmen question hold-up on relief funding for smaller border towns

May 17, 2020Friday meeting planned with state leaders in Austin to discuss stimulus relief


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Rio Grande International Study Center receives $100K in funding

May 17, 2020

Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $100,000 in federal funding for the Rio Grande International Study Center (RGISC).

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Reps. Cuellar, Hurd Urge International Coordination to Continue Strong U.S.-Mexico Trade Relationship

May 17, 2020

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – (San Antonio, TX) — U.S. Representatives Henry Cuellar (TX-28) and Will Hurd (TX-23) sent a letter to U.S.

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TAMIU and LC to receive additional funding from CARES Act

May 17, 2020Funds will provide students relief during health pandemic

TAMIU and Laredo College will see an additional $1.23 million as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act for being minority-serving institutions.

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