Harlem Rep. Espaillat Secures Additional Funding For Vital Infrastructure In District And More

Representative Adriano Espaillat released the following statement on legislative victories secured through his efforts in the recent appropriations package that will have immediate impacts on projects throughout New York’s 13th congressional district. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep Espaillat Statement On The Pending Release Of Baba Sillah

Today, Harlem Rep Adriano Espaillat released the following statement on the pending release of Baba Sillah, from Gambia who was facing deportation and was pardoned today by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Member Levin And Others Announce New “Know Your Rights” For Workers

Today, Immigrant Affairs Commissioner Bitta Mostofi joined City agency and community partners—including Lutheran Social Services of New York—to announce $350,000 in funding from the City and Robin Hood for “Know Your Rights” (KYR) forums for immigrant New Yorkers. Continue Reading →

Harris, Harlem’s Espaillat Lead Lawmakers To Reject Expansion Of Family Immigration Detention

Today, U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris and Harlem Representative Adriano Espaillat led 74 lawmakers in a letter requesting that Republican Congressional leaders …

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Mount Sinai Human Rights Program And Others Call On ICE To Discontinue Policy On Detaining Pregnant Individuals

Today, a broad coalition of over 250 civil and human rights organizations called on the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to reverse a recent policy change from the Trump Administration regarding the detention of pregnant individuals and to reinstitute a general presumption that pregnant individuals should not be subject to detention. Continue Reading →