Press Releases

August 15, 2017 Press Release
An Estimated 1.7 Million Young Immigrants Are Eligible to Benefit From The DACA Program

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

August 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, August 9th at 12:00 p.m.

August 7, 2017 Press Release
H.R.3584 Amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to Extend Critical Empowerment Zone Tax Incentives and Bonds to Support Local Businesses and Distressed Urban and Rural Communities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-NY) announces his legislation to extend Empowerment Zones throughout New York’s 13th congressional district.

August 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement in response to the Raise Act, proposed earlier today by Republican Senators Tom Cotton (AR) and David Perdue (GA).

July 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) joined House Democrats today to announce the new economic agenda for the American people – A Better Deal: Better Jobs, Better Wages, Better Future.

July 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-NY) released the following statement regarding yesterday’s Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) meeting with DHS Secretary John Kelly. 

July 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-NY) held his “State of Emergency: Small Business Summit” at Yeshiva University where he was joined by Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY), Manhattan Borough President Gale A.

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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:

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