Congressional Delegation to Mexico This Week
D.C. -- U.S. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi of California
will lead a bipartisan Congressional delegation this week to Mexico,
where the six Members will meet with Mexican President Vicente Fox,
Mexican administration officials, and members of the Mexican House
and Senate. Economic, security, and immigration concerns are among
the issues that will be discussed.
is one of our most essential allies. In order for both our countries
to succeed in the global war on terrorism, the United States and
Mexico must continue to act as partners. We must also work together
to stimulate international economic growth and create jobs on both
sides of the border," Pelosi said. "U.S. and Mexican concerns
on immigration are well known -- it is time to move on to solutions.
I look forward to discussing these issues of mutual interest with
President Fox and other leaders."
will travel to Mexico tomorrow, Wednesday, October 22, and will
return Friday, October 24, after meeting with President Fox that
to Pelosi, Members of the Congressional delegation are as follows:
Representatives David Hobson (R-OH); Ciro Rodriguez (D-TX), Chair,
Congressional Hispanic Caucus; Sam Farr (D-CA); Hilda Solis (D-CA);
and Linda Sanchez (D-CA).