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July 27, 2021

Last month marked the ninth anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. And since its inception, the program has transformed the lives of hundreds of thousands of immigrant youth across the country.

But for four years, we had to defend DACA from incessant xenophobic attacks.

Issues:Immigration
July 21, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement applauding the passage of the Ensuring American Global Leadership and Engagement (EAGLE) Act out of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs that includes two key bills he authored:

July 19, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) led 51 of his colleagues in a letter urging Acting Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Consular Affairs Ian G. Brownlee to immediately address the unprecedented passport backlog plaguing Americans around the country because of the COVID-19 pandemic, rendering countless Americans unable to obtain passports with wait times ballooning to upwards of 20 weeks.

July 19, 2021

WASHINGTON, DCRepresentative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) delivered the following remarks during the full House Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development (THUD) markup of Fiscal Year 2022 government funding bills, where he highlighted a number of his priorities that were included in the bill.

Watch video of Rep. Espaillat's remarks during consideration of the THUD annual funding bill.

July 16, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC -- Today, Representatives Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) and Ritchie Torres (NY-15) issued the following statements hailing the inclusion of language in the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (T-HUD) Fiscal Year 2022 appropriations bill that eases restrictions on public housing agency (PHA) reserve funds and allows them to be used for additional Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers.

July 16, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representatives Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) and Ritchie Torres (NY-15) issued the following statements hailing the inclusion of language in the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (T-HUD) Fiscal Year 2022 appropriations bill that eases restrictions on public housing agency (PHA) reserve funds and allows them to be used for additional Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers.

July 16, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representatives Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) and Ritchie Torres (NY-15) issued the following statements hailing the inclusion of language in the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (T-HUD) Fiscal Year 2022 appropriations bill that eases restrictions on public housing agency (PHA) reserve funds and allows them to be used for additional Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers.

July 12, 2021

Beginning Thursday, July 15th, nearly all working families will automatically receive Monthly Child Tax Credit Payments of up to $300 per child through the end of this year.  

July 11, 2021

New York, N.Y. - Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) is hosting a virtual roundtable on Tuesday, July 13th at 6:00 p.m. (EDT) to encourage hardworking families to be on the lookout for advance monthly payments of the Child Tax Credit of up to $300 per month, per child beginning July 15th through December.