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Congressman Adriano Espaillat

Representing the 13th District of New York

Press Releases

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.

June 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, June 5, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. EDT Congressman Adriano Espaillat will hold a town hall event at the Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. State Office Building, located at 163 West 125th Street (corner of Adam Clayton Powell Blvd). During the event, Rep.

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