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BOLD PAC Endorses Jim Costa for Congress

Today, Jim Costa’s re-election campaign announced it has won the support of BOLD PAC, a key organization dedicated to increasing diversity in the US House and Senate and championing progressive Democrats who fight for change.

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United States Senator Kamala D. Harris Endorses Congressman Jim Costa

Delivering a powerful endorsement in the race for the 16th Congressional District, United States Senator Kamala D. Harris is making a clear case that Jim Costa has the experience to continue delivering for the Central Valley’s farmers and families.

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30,000 Migrant Children Could Be Separated From Families By August, Costa Says

BY RORY APPLETON
The Fresno Bee

Rep. Jim Costa visited the U.S.-Mexico border Monday to learn what challenges border patrol agents face on a daily basis and see an increasingly controversial policy with his own eyes on the eve of a possible House vote on immigration reform.

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California Central Valley Congressman Keeps Up Pressure For Real Immigration Solutions

Sierra Sun Times

June 17, 2018 - Washington, D.C. – As it looks increasingly likely that the House will consider some type of immigration bill in the coming weeks, Congressman Jim Costa (CA-16) continues to actively work for fair, commonsense, and effective immigration policy.

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No Denial Here: Solving California's Water Problems Remains A Top Priority

BY JIM COSTA
The Fresno Bee

In a May 10 column on Temperance Flat Reservoir, Bee columnist Marek Warszawski called out local lawmakers who supported the project and said we were in a “state of denial.”

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Congress Passes Law Allowing National Cemetery Burials For 'Secret War' Veterans

BY AGNES CONSTANTE
NBCNews.com

The law allows some Hmong- and Laotian-American veterans to be buried in U.S. national cemeteries, excluding Arlington National Cemetery.

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California Central Valley Congressman Jim Costa Continues Fight For Commonsense & Fair Immigration Law Enforcement, Leads Hispanic Caucus In Calling For End To Work Site Audits

Sierra Sun Times

March 29, 2018 - Washington, D.C. – In a letter released late last week, Congressman Jim Costa (CA-16) led his fellow Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) members in calling on Acting Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Thomas Homan to redirect ICE’s limited resources from the recently increasing number of I-9 work site audits to more strategic and effective vehicles for law enforcement and ensuring community safety.

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Costa: More ICE Audits Will Have 'Severe And Disproportionate' Impact On Valley Business

BY MACKENZIE MAYS
The Fresno Bee

Fresno Congressman Jim Costa is urging federal immigration agents to cut back on workplace audits, saying they will have a “severe and disproportionate” impact on agricultural communities in the Valley.

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