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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

Press Releases

Jun 18, 2018 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement on Xiuqing You, the Flushing, Queens father who was recently detained when he appeared for his green card interview.
 
Jun 6, 2018 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement on the mayor’s plan to change the admissions process for New York City’s specialized high schools.
May 30, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman’s measure supports research that could lead to reduced aircraft noise over Queens
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In her continuing effort to combat aircraft noise over Queens and other impacted communities, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that the House has passed her measure to authorize the Jet Noise Reduction Program, an initiative within the U.S. Navy’s Office of Naval Research. 
 
May 25, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman’s six measures included in National Defense Authorization Act as Queens and the nation prepare to observe Memorial Day
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As Queens and the rest of the nation prepare to observe Memorial Day, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that the House of Representatives passed several measures she authored which provide needed assistance to members of the military.  
 
May 17, 2018 Press Release
Initiative is created after Reps. Grace Meng and Joe Crowley urged the agency to implement dual language programs in South Asian languages; Lawmakers also continue call for additional South Asian dual language programs to meet needs of Indian, Pakistani, Nepalese and other South Asian communities
QUEENS, NY – After urging the New York City Department of Education (DOE) to create dual language programs in South Asian languages, U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-Queens) and Joe Crowley (D-Queens/Bronx), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, announced today that the agency has taken concrete steps to develop this initiative in New York City public schools.
May 7, 2018 Press Release
Competition consisted of entries from Queens high school students; winner to be honored by Congresswoman in Washington, D.C. this summer and have artwork displayed in U.S. Capitol

QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that Mofan Chen, a senior at St. Francis Preparatory High School in Fresh Meadows, Queens, has been selected as the winner of the Congresswoman’s annual Congressional district art contest.

Apr 27, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) and House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) issued the following statement on President Trump’s formal announcement to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Nepalese citizens:
 
Apr 27, 2018 Press Release
Bill passes House today; Congresswoman’s measures also aim to help pets aboard airplanes and improve airline training policies

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced this afternoon that the FAA Reauthorization Act passed by the House today includes several provisions she authored, including measures aimed at reducing excessive airplane noise over Queens and other impacted communities.

 

Apr 12, 2018 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) and Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO) announced today a letter signed by dozens of House members urging the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Department of State to extend Temporary Protected Status granted to Nepalese nationals living in the United States following the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal in 2015.
Apr 11, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman makes demand in letter to Jeff Sessions; also calls for answers if program is halted
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions urging him to continue the Legal Orientation Program, a Justice Department initiative that offers legal assistance to detained foreign nationals facing deportation.
 

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