Statement By Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Re: Supreme Court Rules Against DAPA and Expanded DACA

“This is a tremendously sad day for immigrants across the country who will be forced to remain in the shadows. It is now more urgent than ever for Congress to act on comprehensive immigration reform -we can’t wait any longer. I also urge President Obama to cease immigration raids.

“This decision is disheartening and only fuels the hateful rhetoric that has been spewed by those who believe that immigrants are less deserving of a better life for themselves and their families. READ MORE