The alleged culprit in yesterday’s terror attack, Sayfullo Saipov, entered the United States in 2010 through the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program. According to the State Department, the lottery allocates visas through random selection to people from countries with historically low rates of immigration to the United States.
“Investigations into the vehicle attack in Manhattan are ongoing, and the FBI is treating this tragic incident as an act of terror. The NYPD responded with the efficiency and effectiveness that is standard for the greatest police force in the world. I wish the injured a speedy recovery, and pray for comfort for the families of those who passed.
‘Danny’s Law’ commemorates life of Staten Island teen Danny Fitzpatrick, who tragically took his life after facing constant mistreatment; Bill creates an anti-bullying task force to recommend policies for parents, students, and legislators
Staten Island, NY—October 30, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today unveiled his legislation to help address the rise of bullying in classrooms nationwide.
As part of his ongoing commitment to the seawall project, Donovan hosted FEMA flood insurance director Roy Wright and Army Corps Col. Thomas Asbery for Sandy anniversary meeting; Based on the Corps’ design, FEMA confirmed the project will reduce premiums and, in many cases, remove homes from the floodplain altogether
Staten Island, NY – October 29, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) hosted a roundtable discussion this morning with FEMA Deputy Associate Administrator for Insurance and Mitigation Roy Wright, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York District Commander Col. Thomas D. Asbery, and other officials to collaborate on the planned seawall for Staten Island’s east shore.
Congressman Donovan released the below statement following President Trump’s formal declaration that the opioid epidemic is a national emergency. Donovan was at the White House during the announcement:
“I stand with the majority of my colleagues in New York’s Republican delegation in opposing the budget because it calls for the elimination of the state and local tax deduction.
City has until October 27 to respond to Dept. of Justice or it will lose DOJ grant funding
Staten Island, NY – October 24, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today called on the City of New York to adjust its sanctuary policies to comply with federal law instead of risking the loss of Department of Justice (DOJ) grants.
Locations for coffee events have been updated to accommodate high RSVP rates from Staten Island and Brooklyn residents
Staten Island, NY – October 24, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today announced location changes for his upcoming ‘Coffee with Your Congressman’ events throughout Staten Island and South Brooklyn.
Donovan chairs House subcommittee with jurisdiction over FEMA, emergency response
Staten Island, NY – October 20, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) will travel to Puerto Rico on Saturday, October 21 to review the response to Hurricane Maria. Donovan will be joined by several other Members of Congress on a bipartisan delegation to the storm-ravaged island.
Today, activists called on the NYPD to eliminate its database of known gang members. Last month, with support from Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), the U.S.