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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

Press Releases

Nov 19, 2019 Press Release
Congressmembers send letter to heads of Homeland Security and USCIS
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY), Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), Jesús “Chuy” García (D-IL), and Norma Torres (D-CA), along with 80 other Members of Congress, sent a letter to the heads of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) demanding that they abandon plans to hike up USCIS application fees.
 
Nov 19, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman sends letter to Secretary of State and Defense Secretary, which follows similar letter Meng sent in February after the U.S.-ROK Special Measures Agreement lapsed
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Mark Esper following reports that the Trump administration demanded a 500 percent increase from South Korea in negotiations of the Special Measures Agreement.
Nov 8, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman details frustration and concerns in letter to FAA head Stephen Dickson

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a founding member and former co-chair of the Congressional Quiet Skies Caucus, sent a letter to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Stephen Dickson expressing grave concerns about the agency’s community outreach efforts regarding excessive airplane noise over Queens, and other areas impacted by the problem.

Oct 30, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman’s bill would help reunite divided Korean American families with family members in North Korea

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, issued the following statement after the House Foreign Affairs Committee passed her bipartisan Divided Families Reunification Act (H.R. 1771). The measure now heads for a vote in the full House.

Oct 30, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY), Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), and Jesús “Chuy” García (D-IL), introduced bold legislation that would ensure a more inclusive and welcoming system to help new Americans achieve their American Dream.
 
Oct 26, 2019 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she will hold a town hall meeting on Saturday, November 2, 2019 on the campus of Queens College. The event, to be held in conjunction with One Queens Indivisible, will take place from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Benjamin Rosenthal Library building. It will be open to the public and media.
Oct 25, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman attends congressional reception honoring Filipino Americans

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), Vice Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), spoke last night at a congressional reception honoring the cultural, economic, and historical contributions of the Filipino American community.

Oct 23, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman’s measure would help reestablish key government entity to help women-owned businesses succeed
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced the introduction of bipartisan legislation that seeks to assist women entrepreneurs.
 
Oct 18, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman joined by NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine and other Members of Congress
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science—which funds NASA—attended the historic first all-female spacewalk at NASA’s Space Operations Center in Washington, D.C.
 
Oct 7, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman sends letter after Trump Administration announces it is withdrawing U.S. forces from Northeastern Syria
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urging the administration to reverse its decision to withdraw U.S. servicemembers from northeastern Syria. The letter also calls on the administration to continue to protect Kurdish allies, and present a long-term strategy for Syria to Congress.

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