Additional COVID-19 Information

Additional Updates and Resources

Migrant and Seasonal Farmers: U.S. Department of Labor announces $91.8 Million Funding Opportunity to Assist America’s Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers (HERE)

Loan Activity: Through April 13, 2020, the SBA has guaranteed 1,035,086 loans under the Paycheck Protection Program. For more information on loan activity, (HERE)

Child Care and Development Grant: The Administration for Children and Families to Release Funding to Support the Child Care and Development Block Grant (HERE)

Real Estate Transactions: Federal Banking Agencies to Defer Appraisals and Evaluations for Real Estate Transactions Affected by COVID-19 (HERE)

Assistance for Small Businesses:

  • Paycheck Protection Program Loans: Updated Frequently Asked Questions, (HERE)
  • U. S. Small Business Administration Released Additional Guidance Regarding the Paycheck Protection Program (HERE

The President’s Coronavirus Guidelines for America

30 Days to Slow the Spread (PDF)
30 Días Para Desacelerar la Propagación (PDF)
For more updates, visit (Español)

Assistance for American Workers and Families

Economic Impact Payments: What You Need to Know (Español)

Small Business Administration (SBA)

Assistance for Small Businesses: (Español)
Paycheck Protection Program:
Find an eligible lender (HERE)
Paycheck Protection Program Loans: Frequently Asked Questions (Updated 4/13)

Department of Treasury

COVID-19 Actions and Updates: (Updated)
Paycheck Protection Program Loans: Frequently Asked Questions (Updated 4/13)

Department of Labor (DOL)

Paid Leave (HERE)
Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employee Paid Leave Rights (Español)
Unemployment Insurance (HERE)
New OSHA Poster Aimed at Reducing Workplace Exposure to the Coronavirus (Español)
Guidance on Federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance for Self-Employed Workers, Independent Contractors and Gig Workers (HERE)


The White House- @WhiteHouse
La Casa Blanca- @LaCasaBlanca (VIDEO)
FEMA en Español- @FEMAespanol
CDC en Español- @CDCespanol
IRS News- @IRSnews 
IRS en Español- @IRSenEspanol

Additional Spanish resources

Casandra L. Meade
Deputy State Director & South Texas Regional Director
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX)
O: 956-686-7339
C: 202-412-6946