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Immigration and Border Issues

The Immigration and Border Issues Task Force provides a national voice and leadership with regard to immigration and border issues, both within the halls of Congress and on behalf of diverse communities across the United States.  

Members:
Rep. Luis Gutiérrez, Co-Chair
Rep. Loretta Sanchez, Co-Chair
Rep. Joaquin Castro
Rep. Juan Vargas
Rep. Filemon Vela
Senator Robert Menendez

 

More on Immigration and Border Issues

Sep 22, 2017 Press Release
September 8, 2017
 
Sep 14, 2017 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement after members of the CHC voted to formally oppose H.R. 3697, the Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act:
 
Sep 14, 2017 Press Release
Washington D.C. – The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement in response to the White House discussion between Democratic Leadership and President Trump on the future of nearly 800,000 DREAMers:
 
Sep 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) and House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement announcing that House Democrats are beginning the process to launch a discharge petition that would force a vote on the bipartisan, bicameral DREAM Act, which would provide a permanent solution to protect DREAMers. Tonight, H. Res. 508 was introduced, which discharges H.R. 1084, the Today's American Dream Act, and substitutes the text of H.R. 3440, the DREAM Act.

Sep 5, 2017 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01), released the following statement after Attorney General Jeff Sessions relayed that President Trump has decided to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program with a six-month delay period:
 
Sep 4, 2017 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01), released the following statement after reports surfaced that President Trump has decided to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program with a six-month delay period:
 
Aug 31, 2017 Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 26, 2017
 
Washington, D.C. - The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement after President Trump pardoned former Maricopa Sheriff Joe Arpaio and issued a memo banning transgender Americans from enlisting in the military: 

Aug 31, 2017 Press Release
Washington D.C. – The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement on a report that House Republicans are planning to cut $876 million from Federal Emergency Management Agency’s disaster relief account to finance the President’s border wall:
 
Aug 31, 2017 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01), released the following statement as President Trump considers terminating the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which provides young men and women who were brought to America as children the opportunity to work and go to school in the United States.
 
Aug 29, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham and Members of Congress sent a letter to Acting Secretary of U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to express deep concern and disappointment with the Department of Homeland Security’s recent decision to terminate the Central American Minors (CAM) Parole program.