Report to the Valley: August 19, 2013
Congressman Brad Sherman: Town Hall Meeting
Please come to my Valley Town Hall Meeting. This will be a chance for me to hear your views on the economy, taxes, the budget, mortgages, Social Security and Medicare—and all the other issues facing Congress. By listening to Valley residents, I am able to reflect Valley values when voting in Congress. My constituent services staff will also be on hand to help address any problems you may have with any federal agency. The event, parking and refreshments are free.
Sunday, August 25th
2:00 to 3:30 p.m.
El Camino High School
5440 Valley Circle Blvd.
Help with Federal Agencies
Congressman Sherman’s constituent services team will be on hand to help address problems with federal agencies. They have helped thousands of Valley residents and businesses.
Some of the issues we help with include immigration and citizenship, applying for visas, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), as well as Medicare and Social Security information. While we cannot demand a government agency take a particular action, we can make sure that your problem receives quicker attention and that you are treated with respect. We can make sure that your case is carefully reviewed by a supervisor, if necessary.
We can provide information about the Small Business Administration’s loan programs and seminars, and about opportunities to sell goods and services to the US government. We can also help you obtain assistance from federal agencies which promote US exports.
We can assist with Medicare by helping seniors determine which health care services they are eligible for, and assist with reimbursement difficulties. We can provide information about various Social Security programs, including retirement and survivor benefits, disability and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). We can also help resolve problems with the Social Security Administration.
Immigration and Visas
My office can assist constituents who are facing difficulties in obtaining U.S. citizenship, or who are experiencing other problems with immigration applications or visas. Working with our liaisons in the federal government, we can help our constituents obtain information about the status of their immigration applications and determine whether there are any errors or outstanding issues causing delays. We can provide information and advice regarding applications for immigrant and visitor visas pending at United States Consulates abroad. My staff can also provide referrals to local community and legal organizations as well as information about other community resources available to address immigration problems.
Help for Valley Veterans
My staff regularly assists veterans who need help with VA disability benefits, veterans’ and survivors’ pensions, VA medical services, burial benefits, obtaining and correcting military records, and awarding overdue or lost military service medals. If you would like to receive our constituent service guide, which may be useful in explaining how we can help you or a veteran you care about in dealing with the VA and other federal agencies, please call my staff at (818) 501-9200.
Staying in Touch
Please also visit my web page at www.BradSherman.house.gov and click on the link to my Federal Issues Questionnaire. I want to know your views on the issues facing Congress. Please be sure to give us your email address so you can receive periodic updates on congressional activity. You can also follow me on Twitter at www.twitter.com/BradSherman and become my fan on Facebook. My official government Facebook page is registered as “Congressman Brad Sherman.”