Washington, DC- Today, Congressman Ritchie Torres (NY-15) was appointed Vice Chair of the full House Homeland Security Committee on which he sits. The Homeland Security Committee has oversight and legislative authority over the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Bronx, NY: Congressman Ritchie Torres (NY-15) today issued the following statement concerning the ongoing deportation case of Javier Castillo Maradiaga. Javier’s deportation was halted early Friday morning and he was not deported to Honduras. He remains in ICE custody in Alexandria, Louisiana.
Bronx, NY: Congressman Ritchie Torres (NY-15) tonight issued the following statement concerning the imminent deportation of Javier Castillo Maradiaga. Javier is scheduled to be deported Friday morning at 5AM. Although the deportation was halted earlier this week, a Texas federal judge on Tuesday barred the U.S.
NEW YORK, NY – In a letter to UnitedHealth Group and the Montefiore Health System, Representatives Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) and Ritchie Torres (NY-15), in collaboration with Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14), Jamaal Bowman (NY-16) and Mondaire Jones (NY-17), call for the urgent