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Nydia Velázquez's Public Statements on Issue: Immigration

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 7, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 7
Date Title
April 30, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Kirstjen Nielsen, Secretary of Homeland Security - Renew Temporary Protected Status for Honduras
April 26, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Jeff Sessions, US Attorney General, and the Hon. James McHenry, Director of the Executive Office for Immigration Review - Scrap Plan to Impose Quotas on Immigration Judges
April 24, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Jeff Sessions, US Attorney General - Reverse Suspension of Immigration Legal Services
April 19, 2018 Letter to Jefferson Sessions, US Attorney General - Restoration Of Legal Assistance Programs For Immigrants
April 17, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Kirstjen Nielsen, Secretary of Homeland Security - TPS Rulings
March 29, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Kirstjen Nielsen, Secretary of Homeland Security and the Hon. Rex Tillerson, Secretary of State - Chairman Crowley and Reps. Meng, Polis Urge Federal Government to Extend Temporary Protected Status for Nepalese Nationals
March 22, 2018 Letter to the Hon Thomas Homan, Acting Director of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement - Costa Continues Fight for Commonsense & Fair Immigration Law Enforcement, Leads Hispanic Caucus in Calling for End to Work Site Audits
March 22, 2018 Velázquez on Republican "Omnibus" Funding Bill
March 19, 2018 Letter to the Hon. John Carter, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security and the Hon. Lucille Roybal-Allard, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security - Jayapal Leads More Than 50 Members to Protect Families From Being Torn Apart at the Border
March 13, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader of the House, the Hon. Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations and the Hon. Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations - 83 Democrats Demand Dream Act Be Added to Omnibus & That Funding for Deportations, Detention and Walls Be Stripped
March 12, 2018 Letter to L. Francis Cissna, Director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services - Oppose USCIS Removal of "Nation of Immigrants" in Mission Statement
March 8, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Kirstjen Nielsen, Secretary of Homeland Security and the Hon. Francis Cissna, Director of Citizenship and Immigration Services - Demand Swift Processing for DACA Applications
March 5, 2018 Velázquez on President Trump's March 5th DACA Deadline
Feb. 26, 2018 Velázquez on Supreme Court and DACA
Feb. 21, 2018 Velázquez Report: DACA Essential to U.S. Economy, Entrepreneurship
Feb. 8, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Kirstjen Nielsen, Secretary of Homeland Security - DHS Separations of Immigrant Families are Wrong and Unlawful
Feb. 6, 2018 Velázquez Takes Legislative Action for Ravi Ragbir
Jan. 18, 2018 Letter to Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Commerce - Request to Add Citizenship Question to the 2020 Census
Jan. 10, 2018 Velázquez on DACA Court Ruling
Jan. 8, 2018 Velázquez on TPS Termination for El Salvador
Dec. 18, 2017 Letter to Kirstjen Nielsen, Secretary of Homeland Security, Michael Horowitz, Inspector General of the Department of Justice, Thomas Homan, Acting Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and John Kelly, Acting Inspector General of the Department of Homeland Security - Grijalva and Chu Call for Investigation on Sexual Assaults in ICE Facilities
Nov. 21, 2017 Velázquez on TPS and Haiti
Nov. 9, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Elaine C. Duke, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security - Reverse Administration Decision to Expose Thousands to Dangerous Deportations
Nov. 9, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States - Grijalva and Bass: Mistreatment of Pregnant Women in Prison and Detention Facilities Must Be Addressed
Nov. 8, 2017 The Hill - We Will Fight for our DREAMers
Nov. 7, 2017 Velázquez Condemns Trump Administration's TPS Ruling
Nov. 3, 2017 Key Members of Congress Move to Preserve TPS, Protect Immigrants
Oct. 10, 2017 Velázquez on Trump's Cruel Anti-Immigrant Demands
Oct. 10, 2017 Letter to President Donald Trump - Jayapal, Kihuen And Krishnamoorthi Demand President Trump To Stop Surveilling Immigrants And American Citizens
Oct. 10, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Elaine C. Duke, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security - Violations of Current Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Customs and Border Protection Policies
Sept. 8, 2017 Let's Have an Up or Down Vote on the DREAM Act
Sept. 7, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Elaine C. Duke, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security - Do Not Use Dreamers' Personal Information for Deportation
Sept. 5, 2017 Velázquez in Opposition to Trump's DACA Decision
Sept. 5, 2017 Velázquez on Protecting DACA for Small Businesses and Economy
Aug. 1, 2017 Letter to President Donald J. Trump - Defense of DACA Program
July 27, 2017 Velázquez Denounces Funding for Trump's Border Wall
July 14, 2017 Letter to the Hon. John F. Kelly, Secretary of Homeland Security and the Hon. Thomas D. Homan, Acting Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement - Lawmakers Press ICE for Answers after Incident at Queens Courthouse
June 29, 2017 Velázquez on Anti-Immigrant Bills
June 26, 2017 Velázquez on SCOTUS Lifting Injunctions against Muslim Ban
May 25, 2017 Letter to the Honorable John F. Kelly, Secretary of Homeland Security - Protection of Asylum Seekers
May 2, 2017 Letter to President Donald J. Trump - Beyer, Cicilline, Pascrell, Jayapal Lead House Democrats Calling on Trump to Help with Syrians
May 1, 2017 Letter to the Hon. John F. Kelly, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Congressmembers Urge DHS to Increase Transparency of U.S. Detention System
April 25, 2017 Velázquez on Court's Ruling on Immigration Executive Order
April 6, 2017 Velázquez Seeks to Block Immigration Feds from Identifying as Local Police
March 29, 2017 Democratic House Members Hold Forum on Impact of Trump Immigration Policies on Children and Families
March 27, 2017 Velázquez on Sessions Remarks on "Sanctuary Cities"
March 17, 2017 Velázquez on Courts Blocking of Second Muslim Ban
March 14, 2017 Velázquez on Rep. Steve King Remarks
March 9, 2017 Bill Would Block Feds from Enlisting Local, State Police in Immigration Enforcement
March 6, 2017 Velazquez on New Travel Ban Executive Order
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