Washington, DC – Seeking to restore our nation’s immigration system following the rollbacks it suffered under the previous Administration and provide a clear path to citizenship for millions, Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) has joined Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) and Congresswoman Yvette D.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-N.Y.) issued the following statement in recognition of the beginning of Purim:
Washington, DC – As the nation’s battle against the COVID-19 pandemic enters a new stage with the rollout of vaccines, Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) has introduced new legislation to combat vaccine hesitancy and misinformation around the vaccine, especially in communities of color.
Washington, DC - Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) has introduced the “Puerto Rico Recovery Accuracy in Disclosures Act of 2021.” Known as PRRADA, the bill would extend current U.S. law to require disclosures of conflicts of interest in all PROMESA bankruptcy proceedings in Puerto Rico, and thereby improve transparency and restore confidence in the island’s future.
Washington, DC—Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) has led thirteen of her New York House and Senate colleagues in a letter to the Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) and Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) demanding information on the recent death of detainee Edwin Segarra from COVID-19.
Washington, DC – Concerned with the detrimental health impact of coal ash waste piles and other byproducts of the coal industry, Rep. Nydia M.
Lawmakers Say Executive Branch Ought to Use its Authority to Grant TPS Protections to Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador
Congresswoman is Joined by Reps. Ocasio-Cortez, Grijalva, Soto, and R. Torres
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-N.Y.) issued the following statement recognizing the start of the New Lunar Year:
Washington, DC – As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage the economy, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) has introduced legislation that would exempt Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) benefits from counting as taxable income.