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September 5, 2018 Press Release
“One year after the Trump administration’s heartless decision to reverse the DACA program, Congressional Republicans continue to do nothing - cowardly refusing to bring any relief or stability to nearly one million young men and women."
August 21, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, issued the following statement on the deportation of Nazi prison guard Jakiw Palij, who had been living in Jackson Heights, Queens since 2001.
June 26, 2018 Press Release
“This decision will be remembered as one where the Supreme Court of the United States legitimized discrimination and religious intolerance. This is a deeply shameful decision that strikes at the heart of the principles our nation was founded on and the values we hold dear as Americans."
June 20, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – El congresista Joe Crowley (D-Queens, el Bronx), presidente del Caucus Demócrata de la Cámara de Representantes, emitió las siguientes declaraciones sobre la orden ejecutiva del Presidente Trump que continua la detención de familias:

June 20, 2018 Press Release
“Our country has always been a beacon of light for those seeking safety and refuge. Instead of upholding these American values, President Trump has caged innocent babies and children. Tearing children out of the hands of their parents is immoral and inhumane, and should never have happened, let alone been an official policy of the United States."
June 20, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Hoy, los Demócratas de la Cámara de Representantes se unieron a defensores de inmigrantes y niños para exigir que la administración del presidente Trump ponga fin de inmediato a su política inhumana de separar a las familias en la frontera. Momentos antes de la conferencia de prensa, los Demócratas de la Cámara de Representantes tomaron el pleno de la Cámara de Representantes para condenar esta cruel política.

June 20, 2018 Press Release
Today, House Democrats joined immigration advocates and children to demand that the Trump administration immediately end their inhumane policy of separate families separating families at the border. Moments before the press conference, House Democrats took over the House of Representatives floor to condemn this cruel policy.
June 20, 2018 Press Release
“From day one, the Trump administration has launched attack after attack on our immigrant families, and I stand with the thousands of immigrants living in Queens and the Bronx who have been targeted by President Trump’s xenophobic agenda."
June 18, 2018 In The News
Families belong together. It was our belief of this innate fact that forced us to take to the streets of Washington this week to demand that President Trump’s administration change its inhumane policy of ripping babies from their mothers’ arms when families present themselves for refuge at the border.
June 15, 2018 Press Release
"Los DREAMers llegaron a este país con sus padres en busca de una vida mejor y muchos la han encontrado a través del trabajo duro y la educación. El programa DACA les ha permitido vivir en el único país que conocen y en el único país que aman. Han iniciado carreras profesionales, formado familias, emprendido negocios y han contribuido de manera incalculable a nuestra economía y sociedad."