Press Releases

July 29, 2019 Press Release
President Trump Lied to the American People and He Must Be Held Accountable

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) reiterated his call to impeach President Donald Trump. In light of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony before Congress, Rep. Espaillat released the following statement:


July 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), joined by seven of his colleagues, introduced comprehensive legislation repealing the death penalty for a range of criminal offenses under United States Federal Criminal Code, the Immigration and Nationality Act, the Controlled Substances Act, and the Uniform Code of Military Justice.

July 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Ministry of Tourism of the Dominican Republic will implement recommendations offered by Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) to improve safety models for the protection of tourists in the Dominican Republic.

July 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCRepresentative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) voted to increase the paychecks of American workers by passing H.R.

July 22, 2019 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY – Today at 6:00 p.m. EDT at the House of Justice located at 106 West 145th Street, New York, Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) will host a ‘Speak Out’ event to build public awareness and call for the immediate release of Americans Rakim Mayers a.k.a. A$AP Rocky, and his two team members, David Rispers Jr.

July 15, 2019 Press Release
Espaillat and Torres are respectively the first Dominican and Guatemalan Americans to serve in Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representatives Adriano Espaillat (D-NY) and Norma J. Torres (D-CA), Co-Chairs of the Congressional New Americans Caucus, released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s tweets asking “Progressive Democrat Congresswomen” to go back where they came from:


July 15, 2019 Press Release
ICE Raids, Politicizing the Census, and Border Chaos force Latinos and Immigrants to Live in Fear

WASHINGTON — This morning, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus will hold a press conference on President Trump’s attacks on immigrants and Latino families.

July 10, 2019 Press Release
States would use federal highway money to fund local “Complete Streets” projects

WASHINGTON, DCCongressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) joined Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), Senator Edward J.

July 3, 2019 Press Release

NEW YORK, NYRepresentative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement on the Administration’s decision to not include the citizenship question on the 2020 Census.