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Chairman Crowley Statement on President Trump’s Decision to Target Haitians for Deportation

November 21, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after President Trump announced plans to deport 60,000 Haitians with long-standing ties to the United States: “President Trump’s anti-immigrant bias is once against putting our communities and economy at risk. The decision to end Temporary Protected Status for Haitians with long-standing […]

Chairman Crowley on the Trump Administration’s Inadequate Supplemental Disaster Funding Request

November 20, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the inadequate supplemental disaster funding request from President Trump’s White House: “The people of Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Texas, Florida, and California are still suffering, and this supplemental disaster funding request from President Trump is wholly inadequate to […]

House Democrats on Department of Homeland Security Decision to Reconsider Rejected DACA Applications

November 16, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – Leading House Democrats issued the statements below after the Department of Homeland Security announced its decision to reconsider the applications of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients who applied for an extension by the deadline but were rejected after delays by the U.S. Postal Service and at agency receiving locations. This decision comes after House Democrats, led […]

House Democrats Demand Department of Homeland Security Reverse Rejections of DACA Applications After USPS Error

November 15, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democrats will send a letter to acting Secretary Elaine Duke demanding that the Department of Homeland Security reconsider the applications of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients who applied for an extension but were rejected after a delay by the U.S. Postal Service. The effort was led by House Democratic Caucus […]

Chairman Crowley Statement Ahead of Secretary Tillerson’s Trip to Burma

November 14, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) –  House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement ahead of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s trip to Burma: “Secretary Tillerson should demand that serious action is taken to bring an immediate end to the persecution of the Rohingya people. The facts coming out of Burma are horrific – widespread sexual violence has been perpetrated against women […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Flood Insurance Vote in the House

November 14, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) –  House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after House Republicans approved an inadequate flood insurance program that hurts the middle class: “House Republicans approved a flood insurance program today that does nothing to address the real issues facing homeowners in flood-prone regions, such as Edgewater in my district. This bill will force middle-class […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Congressman Gene Green’s Retirement

November 14, 2017

(Washington, D.C) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on Congressman Gene Green’s decision to retire at the end of this Congress: “I am saddened to learn that my colleague and dear friend Gene Green will retire at the end of his term. Both Congress and the people of Texas […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Nomination of Alex Azar for HHS Secretary

November 13, 2017

(Queens, NY) –  House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the nomination of Alex Azar as Department of Health and Human Services Secretary: “President Trump’s administration continues to destabilize and sabotage our nation’s health care system – putting millions of Americans at risk of losing access to quality and affordable […]