Statements From Eecteds Officials On FEMA’s Temporary Assistance Extension For Puerto Ricans In NYC

“For far too many of our fellow Americans in Puerto Rico, the Temporary Shelter Assistance Program means the difference between a roof over their heads or homelessness,” said Congressman Joe Crowley, Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Espaillat And Others Demand IG Investigation Into ICE/CBP Policies And Actions

Today, Representatives Adriano Espaillat (D-NY), José E. Serrano (D-NY), Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), Don Beyer (D-VA), and Barbara Lee (D-CA) called for an Department of Homeland Security Inspector General investigation into Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) policies. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Rep. Espaillat And Others Hold Moment Of Truth Forum On Immigration In America

Yesterday, Rep. Adriano Espaillat joined by Rep. Joseph Crowley, Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez, Rep. José E. Serrano, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez, Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva, and Rep. Yvette D. ClarkeContinue Reading →

Harlem’s Council Speaker Mark-Viverito On Exclusion of Bankruptcy Protection

Melissa_Mark-ViveritoStatement by Harlem’s Council Speaker Mark-Viverito about exclusion of bankruptcy protections for Puerto Rico in 2016 Omnibus Spending Bill.

“Once again, the Republican Congress has singled out Puerto Ricans as second-class citizens. Continue Reading →