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Aug 19, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security—which has oversight over the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) budget and policies—announced today she sent a letter to acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf after news emerged that Muslim detainees in an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention facility in Miami, Florida, were forced to choose between pork or pork-based products and rotten or expired halal meals.
Aug 17, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) reminded Queens families to be aware of a new federal government benefit that provides all New York City public school parents with $420 per child.
 
Aug 16, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) tonight issued the following statement on the death of former Queens Borough President Claire Shulman.
 
Aug 14, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today issued the following statement calling for the firing of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy.
 
Aug 12, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement regarding New York City’s plans to reopen school buildings.
 
Aug 7, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) led a letter to House and Senate leaders calling for the next coronavirus relief package to provide economic impact payments to millions of immigrants who file their taxes with an Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN).
 
Aug 6, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that she has cosponsored the SNAP COVID-19 Anti-Hunger Restaurant Relief for You Act (H.R. 6688), which would expand the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - Restaurant Meals Program (SNAP RMP) to help those experiencing food insecurity during the coronavirus crisis access low-cost meals at restaurants.
Jul 31, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed a provision sponsored by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) that would block President Trump’s memorandum to exclude undocumented immigrants from being counted in congressional apportionment.

 

Jul 31, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) issued the following statement after NPR reported early this morning that the U.S.

Jul 30, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations that has oversight of the U.S.

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Apr 24, 2020 In The News

They followed the rules and filed their taxes on time, but many U.S. citizens are not getting those desperately needed stimulus checks because of their spouse’s immigration status.

As millions of Americans cash in, others are entirely excluded.

These U.S. citizens say they feel like second-class Americans, and it’s all because of who they married.

Apr 23, 2020 In The News

Lawmakers on Tuesday introduced a $2 billion bill to provide internet service to students during the pandemic.

Apr 22, 2020 In The News

Faith leaders from around Queens gathered in front of their computer screens Tuesday for a remote vigil to commemorate the thousands of neighbors who have died from COVID-19 in the weeks since the borough emerged as the epicenter of the pandemic.

Apr 22, 2020 In The News

New York congresswoman Grace Meng pressing for billions of dollars in new funding to address the digital divide in education, backing a bill that would fund internet equipment and devices for schools and students.

Meng, a Democrat, argues that the coronavirus pandemic has called attention to the shortfalls and inequities in students' access to technology.

Apr 22, 2020 In The News

A House lawmaker introduced legislation that would allocate $2 billion to get students access to the internet while stuck at home during the global health crisis.

Apr 21, 2020 In The News

After calling on President Donald Trump to ensure that nursing homes immediately report coronavirus infections and deaths to the families of residents, Congresswoman Grace Meng announced on April 20 that the Trump Administration has agreed to implement the new rule.

Apr 21, 2020 In The News

As millions of tenants were unable to pay rent on April 1, and with no clear end to the COVID-19 crisis in sight, a Queens lawmaker is helping to introduce a new legislation to cancel rent and mortgage payments nationwide.

Apr 20, 2020 In The News

The Queens congressional delegation has urged the federal government to intervene to protect nursing home residents and staff from the coronavirus, pushing the Trump Administration to take action after the state said more than 200 Queens nursing home residents have died due to COVID-19 as of April 15. 

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