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Nydia Velázquez's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 7, Democratic
Date Title
Aug. 24, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Jeff Sessions, Attorney General of US Department of Justice - Violence Prevention Funding Under Byrne-JAG Program
Aug. 24, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Jeff Sessions, Attorney General - Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program
Aug. 21, 2017 Letter to Thomas R. Kane, Acting Director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons - Velázquez Pushes for Answers on Prison Sexual Assaults
Aug. 21, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Jeff Sessions, Attorney General and The Hon. Elaine Duke, Acting Secretary- Call for Swift Action by DOJ and DHS to Counter Threats Posed by White Supremacist and Neo-Nazi Groups
Aug. 17, 2017 In Wake of Charlottesville, Velázquez Seeks Greater Federal Resources to Address Hate Crimes
Aug. 16, 2017 Velázquez on Racist Graffiti, Vandalism in Cypress Hills Cemetery
Aug. 13, 2017 Velázquez on Charlottesville
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 26, 2017 Velázquez Condemns Trump Banning Transgender Americans from Military Service
July 25, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Thomas E. Price, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Cuts to Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program
July 25, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Commerce - National Marine Sanctuaries and Marine National Monuments
July 21, 2017 Letter to Polly Trottenberg, Commissioner of the NYC Department of Transportation - Velázquez Calls for Greater Public Entrances to Brooklyn Bridge Park
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
July 6, 2017 Velázquez Response to Schatz Comments
July 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Concerns About Student Civil Rights
July 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Concerns About Student Civil Rights
June 29, 2017 Velázquez on Anti-Immigrant Bills
June 26, 2017 Velázquez on SCOTUS Lifting Injunctions against Muslim Ban
June 21, 2017 Velázquez Seeks to Ease Arts Professionals' Student Debt
June 19, 2017 Velázquez Bill Dedicates Federal Funds to Target "K2" Drug
June 6, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Ken Calvert, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agences and the Hon. Betty McCollum, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies - Funding for US Holocaust Memorial Museum
June 2, 2017 Velázquez on LGBT Pride Month 2017
May 26, 2017 Velázquez Statement on Sexual Assault at BK Federal Jail
May 25, 2017 Letter to the Honorable John F. Kelly, Secretary of Homeland Security - Protection of Asylum Seekers
May 23, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader - Keep Poison Pill Gun Riders Out of Funding Bills
May 11, 2017 Letter to Heather Menne, Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Community Living - Reinstate LGBT Demographic Questions on the NSOAAP
May 4, 2017 Velázquez on Jewish American Heritage Month
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 Kelly, Secretary of Homeland Security - Urging Sec. of Homeland Security to Combat Hate Groups
May 1, 2017 Letter to the Hon. John Kelly, Secretary of Homeland Security - Urging Sec. of Homeland Security to Combat Hate Groups
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
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
April 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Chairman Robert Aderholt and the Hon. Ranking Member Sanford Bishop of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, & Related Agencies - Smith, Blumenauer Urge Funding for Animal Welfare
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 10, 2017 Letter to Donald Trump, President of the United States - Prioritize Appointment of the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism
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
Feb. 23, 2017 Velázquez on Trump Administration Attack on Transgender Student Protections
Feb. 23, 2017 Letter to the Hon. John F. Kelly, Secretary of the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, the Hon. Jeff Sessions, Attorney General of the U.S. Department of Justice, The Hon. James B. Comey, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation - Bomb Threats Made Against Jewish Community Centers
Feb. 23, 2017 Letter to the Hon. James P. O'Neill, Police Commissioner of the City of New York and the Hon. Eric Gonzalez, Acting District Attorney - Velázquez Demands Investigation in Shooting of Sergio Reyes
Feb. 17, 2017 Letter to Mr. Thomas J. Donohue, President and CEO of US Chamber of Commerce - Opposing Donald Trump Executive Order on Immigration
Feb. 14, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Regarding Animal Welfare Transparency
Feb. 14, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Title X and Women's Healthcare
Feb. 9, 2017 Letter to Inspector General Jon Roth and Veronica Venture - Request to Investigate Travel Ban Implementation
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