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Nydia Velázquez's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 7, Democratic
Date Title
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 23, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Ricardo A. Rossello Nevares, Governor of Puerto Rico, Mr. Jose B. Carrion III, Chairman, Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico - Privatization of Puerto Rican Prisons
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 16, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Ken Calvert, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies, the Hon. Betty McCollum, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies, the Hon. John Culberson, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies, and the Hon. Jose Serrano, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies - Call for Robust Funding for Endangered Species Protections
March 13, 2018 Letter to Donald J. Trump, President of the United States - Fully Fund School-Based Mental Health and Violence Prevention Services
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. 26, 2018 Velázquez on Parkland Shooting and Gun Reform
Feb. 21, 2018 Velázquez Report: DACA Essential to U.S. Economy, Entrepreneurship
Feb. 16, 2018 Velázquez on Special Counsel Indictments of 13 Russians
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
Feb. 2, 2018 Velázquez on Release of Nunes Memo
Feb. 1, 2018 Letter to Janet Yellen, Chair of Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System - Promote Greater Economic Role for Women
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
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
Dec. 15, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Mac Thornberry, the Hon. Adam Smith, the Hon. Edward Royce, the Hon. Eliot Engel, the Hon. Michael McCaul, the Hon. Bennie Thompson, the Hon. Devin Nunes, and the Hon. Adam Schiff - 42 Members of the House Call for Hearings on Sexual Misconduct in the National Security Workforce
Dec. 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General, GAO - Request for GAO Investigation into Fraudulent Identities Submitted to FCC
Nov. 30, 2017 Letter to Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Chairman Crowley, House Democrats Urge Republicans to Hold Hearings on the Rise of Hate Crimes
Nov. 21, 2017 Velázquez on TPS and Haiti
Nov. 15, 2017 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - Statement of Rep. Velázquez on Cybersecurity and Information Sharing
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. 7, 2017 "Enough is Enough": Velázquez Bills Seek to Reduce Gun Violence
Nov. 7, 2017 "Enough is Enough": Velázquez Bills Seek to Reduce Gun Violence
Nov. 3, 2017 Key Members of Congress Move to Preserve TPS, Protect Immigrants
Oct. 30, 2017 Velázquez on Manafort Indictment
Oct. 26, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Steven Mnuchin, the Hon. Alexander Acosta, and the Hon. Eric Hargan - Reverse Birth Control Access Rollback
Oct. 24, 2017 Velázquez on NYC Board of Elections Consent Decree
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
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 Velázquez on Trump's Cruel Anti-Immigrant Demands
Oct. 6, 2017 Velázquez on Trump Administration's Cruel Assault on Reproductive Health
Oct. 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - NY Delegation Sends Letter to Speaker Ryan Calling for Support of Select Committee on Gun Violence Prevention
Oct. 4, 2017 Velázquez Condemns Recent Hate Mail Targeting Jewish Institutions
Oct. 4, 2017 Velázquez Denounces Racist Video Game "Dirty Chinese Restaurant"
Oct. 4, 2017 Velázquez Condemns Recent Hate Mail Targeting Jewish Institutions
Oct. 4, 2017 Velázquez Denounces Racist Video Game "Dirty Chinese Restaurant"
Oct. 2, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Jeb Hensarling, Chairman of House Financial Services Committee - Call for Hearing on Equifax Insider Trading
Sept. 8, 2017 Let's Have an Up or Down Vote on the DREAM Act
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