Press Releases

June 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) and Chuy García (IL-04) announced the inclusion of important language relating to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) plan to close its international field offices in the report to accompany the bill funding the Department of Homeland Security.

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June 11, 2019 Press Release

Espaillat, García, CHC Members Denounce the Inhumane Treatment of Migrants and Asylum Seekers Under Custody of DHS

 

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June 7, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), a member of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, released the following statement in honor of LGBTQ Pride Month.

June 6, 2019 Press Release
Achievement follows a multi-year effort to equip all enforcement officers with body-worn cameras in effort to improve treatment of immigrants.

NEW YORK, NY – Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) announced that he successfully secured $21 million in funding over the next two fiscal years to equip Customs and Border Protection (CBP) border agents with body-worn cameras.  Rep.

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June 5, 2019 Press Release
The American Dream and Promise Act, H.R. 6, puts more than 2.1 Million Dreamers on pathway to citizenship and establishes a pathway to permanent residence for TPS and DED holders

WASHINGTON, D.C.Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), the only formerly undocumented immigrant in Congress, presided over the vote to pass H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act, in the U.S. House of Representatives. The monumental bill, which Rep.

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June 5, 2019 Press Release
Effort Reverses Trump Administration Attempts to Cut Funding For Popular Capital Investment Grants Program

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) announced the restoration of funding for the Capital Investment Grants (CIG) program to its fully authorized level of $2.3 billion.

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June 4, 2019 Press Release
Package Includes $900 Million Critical Aid to Puerto Rico Initially Opposed by Donald President Trump

WASHINGTON, D.C.Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) issued the following statement today on passage of a $19.1B disaster aid package.

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May 22, 2019 Press Release
Bicameral Legislation Follows Trump Administration's Refusal to Provide Housing Aid to Victims of Recent Disasters

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May 22, 2019 Press Release
The Preserving Overseas Immigration Services Act Requires Congressional Approval Prior to the Closure or Consolidation of USCIS Overseas Field Offices

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), Chuy García (IL-04), and Kathleen M. Rice (NY-04) introduced legislation to prevent the Department of Homeland Security from closing Citizenship and Immigration Services offices overseas without the consent of Congress.

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May 21, 2019 Press Release
The most powerful tool we have is our voice and exercising the right to vote. Passage of the 19th Amendment granted women the right to vote and made America a far more vibrant democracy.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) issued the following statement in recognition of the 100th Anniversary of the 19th amendment, which passed in the U.S. House of Representatives on May 21, 1919.

 

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