Congressman José E. Serrano

Representing the 15th District of New York

The Serrano Report - June 10, 2019

Jun 10, 2019
The Serrano Report

In Washington, DC


Congressman Serrano Votes for the American Promise and Dream Act

Last week, Congressman Serrano voted in favor of H.R. 6, the American Promise and Dream Act which would create a path to citizenship for Temporary Protected Status recipients (TPS), Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) recipients, and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients. Congressman Serrano has been a long time advocate for comprehensive immigration reform and he believes this is a step in the right direction. H.R. 6 passed the House with a 237 votes in favor and 187 against, the bill now moves on to the Senate. 

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House Sends $19 Billion Disaster Relief Package to the President 

Congressman Serrano joined Speaker Pelosi, Chairwoman Lowey and others at the signing of a $19 billion disaster relief package to address the damage done by hurricanes, flooding earthquakes and wildfires in recent years all across the country. The bill was passed by the Senate and signed into law by the President on Thursday last week. Congressman Serrano was instrumental in ensuring that Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands received an adequate amount of funding as part of the package for their rebuilding efforts.

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CAPTION: Rep. Serrano, Rep. Austin Scott, Rep. Barbara Lee, Chairwoman Lowey, Speaker Pelosi, Chairwoman Waters, Rep. Bishop, Chairwoman Velazquez and Rep. Price. (June 5, 2019)

In the Bronx


The 2020 Census is Hiring

Did you know the 2020 Census is hiring for important jobs all across New York and the country?  People like you, who know and understand their communities, and are trusted by their neighbors, are a crucial part of getting an accurate count in 2020.

Census jobs offer the following benefits: 

-Good salaries
-Flexible hours
-Weekly paychecks
-Paid training
                               
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From students to retired workers, Census workers come from all walks of life. They share a common interest in making sure their community is accurately counted and represented at the federal level and beyond.  Remember that more than 650 billion dollars in federal funding is tied to the 2020 Census results- so the more accurate the count in The Bronx, the more our community gains.

Help ensure an accurate 2020 Census in The Bronx! Consider becoming a census worker in 2020. Click here for more information: https://2020census.gov/en/jobs