Press Releases

June 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) will hold a press conference in opposition to recent efforts to rename Harlem on Monday, June 26th at 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. EDT next door to the Apollo Theater located at 253 W 125th Street, New York, NY  10027. 

June 21, 2017 Press Release
Nearly 200 House and Senate Democrats File Suit to Stop Trump Accepting Unconstitutional Foreign Emoluments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) and 200 Members of Congress have filed a federal lawsuit against President Trump for violating one of the Constitution’s critical anti-corruption provisions: the Foreign Emoluments Clause.  The emoluments clause prohibits the President from accepting foreign payments without seeking and receiving Congressional authorizati

June 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) issued the following statement in recognition of World Refugee Day:

June 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) issued the following statement in observance of the celebration of Juneteenth.

June 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) issued the following statement in recognition of the 5th Anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:

June 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) issued the following statement in recognition of the National Puerto Rican Day Celebration:

June 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) issued the following statement in recognition of June as Immigrant Heritage Month:

June 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) issued the following statement in recognition of National Caribbean American Heritage Month.

June 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) issued the ICE and CBP Body Camera Amendment to H.R. 2213, the Anti-Border Corruption Reauthorization Act of 2017, which would lower standards for hiring CBP officers by waiving the polygraph exam for certain candidates who have served in past law enforcement capacities.

June 6, 2017 Press Release
Decision Comes Following Weeks of Calls to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to Reconsider Initially Rejected Upward Bound Funding Application at Columbia University

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) issued the following statement regarding Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and the decision to reconsider the funding application for the Upward Bound program at Columbia University.

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