Adriano Espaillat


Congressman Adriano Espaillat represents New York’s 13th DIstrict. He was elected in 2017, becoming the first Dominican-American to ever serve in the United States House of Representatives, and is currently serving his second term. He serves on the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and the House Small Business Committee. In 2019, he supported a resolution against BDS and in 2021 he cosponsored a bill incentivizing Arab nations to sign onto the Abraham Accords.

“As members of the Congressional Latino-Jewish Caucus, we affirm its mission statement highlighting the importance of fostering strong multilateral ties between the United States, Latin American and Caribbean nations, and the State of Israel, and roundly denounce President Petro’s disgraceful decision to sever relations with Israel.” - Congressman Espaillat