Immigration

Representative Ocasio-Cortez believes that in this country, our diversity is our greatest strength.  As a proud member of one of the most diverse districts in the nation, she is committed to transformative, empathetic, and just immigration reform.

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October 26, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14), and Hank Johnson (GA-04) released the following joint statement on their letter to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Acting Director Tony H.

July 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley, and Rashida Tlaib released a statement urging House Leadership to significantly reduce the budget for Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) in the upcoming Appropriations bills. This call follows a recentreport from the Government Accountability Office (GAO), which found that the additional funds appropriated by Congress to CBP in 2019, which the four Congresswomen voted against, were misused.

February 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON —Today, Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) issued a statement in response to the 2019 government funding package issued this morning:  

“In this country, our diversity is our greatest strength. Immigrants fuel our nation’s economy, enrich our nation’s culture, and enhance our social fabric.  Quite simply, we are a better nation because of our immigrants.”