Recent News Read More

A/M Yuh-Line Niou Responds to Supreme Court Decision to Uphold Trump Travel Ban

New York - Today, The Supreme Court rejected a challenge to President Trump’s September 2017 travel ban. By a vote of 5-4, the divided court upheld the Trump travel ban, which imposes serious immigration restrictions for citizens of eight countries trying...

Statement from Assemblymembers Niou and Glick and Sen. Kavanagh Urging Appointment of Residents to Battery Park City Authority Board

New York, NY – Today, at a routine meeting of the Battery Park City Authority Board, Dennis Mehiel, the Chair and CEO of the Authority and one of three board members serving with an expired term, announced his resignation. Under two laws enacted in the...

Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou Statement Opposing Family Separation Practices

New York, NY – Today, immigration advocates led a rally at Foley Square in support of Xin Qing You, a husband and father of two who was arrested and detained by I.C.E agents in the middle of his green card interview. In response, Assemblymember Yuh-Line...

Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou Passes 9/11 Health Bill

Albany, NY - This week, Assembly Bill A10499 (Niou), which assists individuals who participated in World Trade Center rescue, recovery or clean-up operations, passed the Assembly. In previous years, this legislation has passed the Assembly, but this...

Statement from Assemblymembers Niou and Glick and Senator Kavanagh on Governor Cuomo Signing Bill to Include Battery Park City Residents on the BPCA Board

New York, NY – Governor Andrew Cuomo recently signed S7284/A8986 (Kavanagh/Glick), which makes technical changes necessary to effectuate legislation requiring that the Battery Park City Authority Board include at least two residents of Battery Park City....

Read All