Press Releases

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.


May 20, 2019 Press Release
The Constitutionally-mandated Decennial Census is undeniably one of the most consequential duties carried out by our federal government

NEW YORK, NYRepresentative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) will host a district townhall discussion on the 2020 Census on Thursday, May 23rd from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. EDT at Serviam Hall located at 2848 Bainbridge Avenue, Bronx, NY 10458. During the event, Rep.

May 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) voted to pass H.R.

May 3, 2019 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY – During today’s tour of the Second Avenue Subway, Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) was joined by Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Rep. Carolyn B.

May 2, 2019 Press Release
The Espaillat Amendment Passed the U.S. House by a Vote of 237 to 185

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) issued the following statement upon passage of his amendment, the Espaillat Amendment on Environmental Justice to H.R. 9, the Climate Action Now Act, which calls on the U.S. House to consider the impact of climate change on communities of color and disenfranchised communities.