El Centro, California - Juan Vargas (CA-51) hosted an orientation event on President Barack Obama’s Immigration Executive Action in El Centro last night. The event provided details and eligibility information to the public about the programs made available by the Immigration Executive Action that was announced November 20, 2014. The event was organized in collaboration with Catholic Charities of San Diego and the American Civil Liberties Union of San Diego and Imperial Counties.

Imperial County Sheriff’s Office - Imperial County Sheriff’s Office and Imperial Valley Regional Occupational Program announced the first completion of 24/7 Dad Curriculum course held at the Herbert Hughes Correctional Center. 

El Centro, California - Tuesday, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio Station rescued a distressed man who was lost in the desert without food or water while making an attempt to illegally enter the United States.

Imperial, California - The Imperial Irrigation District is calling for an amendment to a misleading report recently released by the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General, which suggests that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) should seek to recover grant funds that were paid to the district for repairs after the April 4, 2010, earthquake.

Salton City, California - Friday, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio Station arrested a suspected drug smuggler after discovering concealed packages of methamphetamine in a pickup truck.

El Centro, California - Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) will be hosting an Orientation on Immigration Executive Action tomorrow (March 11, 2015). The event will provide details and eligibility information about President Barack Obama’s Executive Action on immigration. Local community leaders will participate in this event which is free to the public.