Press Releases

April 11, 2019 Press Release
Rep. Espaillat Authors the ICE and CBP Body Camera Accountability Act to Require U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers to Wear Body Cameras on Duty

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) led 24 of his colleagues in a letter requesting $10 million to equip Customs and Border Protection border patrol agents with body-worn cameras.

April 9, 2019 Press Release
The Stopping Threats on Pedestrians (STOP) Act Provides Funding for Cities to Install Pedestrian Safety Bollards in Key Areas with High Pedestrian Volume to Prevent Potential Attacks

WASHINGTON, D.C.Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), a member of the U.S.

April 8, 2019 Press Release
Calls on New York State to Begin Issuing Driver’s Licenses to All Residents Regardless of Immigration Status

NEW YORK, NY – In a letter to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, New York State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, and New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) expressed his enthusiastic support

April 8, 2019 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement on the resignation of DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen:


April 5, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) issued the following statement on his resolution to condemn racism in sports.

April 4, 2019 Press Release
The U.S. House of Representatives Successfully Passes Legislation Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement following House passage of the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), a landmark bill that ushered in transformative progress to protect all Americans from violence and abuse, and continues to provide essential support to victims, survivors and

April 3, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Reps. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) and Chuy García (IL-04) led more than 60 of their colleagues in an effort to prevent U.S.

April 2, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) introduced a series of legislation to specifically address impropriety of the Trump administration and to demand transparency and accountability from the White House as new policy proposals are introduced.


March 27, 2019 Press Release
Margaret Corbin Fought Alongside the Revolutionary Army, Was Injured in Battle, and Became the First Woman to Receive Official Recognition from the United States for Military Service

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat (D-NY-13) joined U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Ranking Member of the Senate Armed Services Personnel Subcommittee, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-NY), and U.S. Representatives Carolyn B.

March 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCRepresentative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement on the retirement of Representative José E. Serrano (NY-15).