Congressman José E. Serrano

Representing the 15th District of New York

Press Releases

Feb 22, 2017 Press Release
Rules seek to enact a blanket mass deportation agenda

Washington, DC – US Congressman José Serrano today released the following statement on the immigration enforcement implementation memos released yesterday by the Trump Administration:

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Feb 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman José E. Serrano today reintroduced the Anti-Hunger Empowerment Act of 2017. Originally introduced in the 109th Congress, the bill seeks to change administrative cost provisions within the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to increase its financial capacity to assist underserved communities facing hunger insecurity.

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Feb 9, 2017 Press Release
Letter to DHS Also Calls for Accountability to Congress

Washington, DC – Congressman José E. Serrano led a group of 38 Democratic members in sending a letter to the Department of Homeland Security Inspector General (IG) and the Office for Civil Right and Civil Liberties urging them to thoroughly investigate the implementation of President Trump’s Muslim ban executive order at ports of entry prior to judicial stays.   

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Feb 7, 2017 Press Release
Membership includes a majority of all House Democrats

Washington D.C. -- The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus announced its bi-partisan membership list for the 115th Congress today.  The Caucus will continue to be co-chaired by the six openly LGBT members of the House of Representatives:  Jared Polis (CO-02), David N.

Feb 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – US Congressman José E. Serrano, the new Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Commerce, Justice, Science Subcommittee today released the following statement in strong support of maintaining funding for ‘sanctuary cities’:

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Feb 1, 2017 Press Release
Commerce, Justice and Science Subcommittee has jurisdiction over key agencies with oversight over civil rights and voting rights, trade enforcement, and environmental issues among others

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Serrano officially assumed the position of Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Commerce, Justice, Science Subcommittee after the Democratic Policy and Steering Committee ratified all Appropriations Subcommittee Ranking Members and released the following statement:

Jan 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Congressman Serrano today released the following statement on the passing of former Representative for the South Bronx, Bob Garcia. Congressman Serrano was Representative Garcia’s successor in Congress.

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Jan 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Congressman José E. Serrano today released the following statement on the immigration executive orders announced by President Trump today:

Jan 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Congressman José E. Serrano today denounced the Trump Administration’s decision to take down the White House’s Spanish language website and to ignore the existing Spanish-language twitter account.

Jan 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Congressman José E. Serrano (D-NY) today applauded President Obama’s decision to grant clemency and liberate Oscar Lopez Rivera:

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