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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

May 26, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham and Members of the CHC sent a letter to Department of Justice (DOJ) Attorney General Jeff Sessions inviting him to a meeting to discuss the many concerns Members have with recent DOJ policy changes.
 
May 23, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham released the following statement on President Trump’s budget proposal:
 
May 18, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – After reports that federal immigration agents showed up at a Queens, New York elementary school to inquire about a fourth-grade student, Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham and CHC Members sent a letter to National School Boards Association President Kevin E. Ciak. The letter urges the Association to work with their members to develop protocols on how to address inquiries and visits from immigration enforcement agencies.
 
May 10, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) members representing Texas released the following statements denouncing Texas’ anti-immigrant Senate Bill 4 (SB4) law:
 
May 10, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51), Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan and Members of the CHC sent a letter to U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kelly calling for the immediate removal of Julie Kirchner as USCIS Ombudsman.
 
May 5, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham released the following statement on Cinco De Mayo:
 
“Cinco de Mayo is a day which recognizes the valor of battle and that over time has become a day to celebrate Mexican-American culture and heritage.
 
May 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In an effort to increase transparency, defend civil rights, and keep the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) accountable to their mission, the Chairs of the Congressional Tri-Caucus – Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) Chair Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chair Rep. Cedric Richmond (LA-02), and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) – submitted three amendments to the omnibus funding bill and released the following joint statement:

Apr 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham released an analysis of the Trump’s Administration negative impact on the Hispanic community.

Apr 18, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham released the following statement in response to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kelly’s comment challenging lawmakers who don’t like its immigration enforcement actions to “shut up” or change the law:
 
Apr 13, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham sent a letter to the Secretary of Homeland Security John F. Kelly, urging him to exercise his discretion and immediately take steps to stop ICE agents from targeting and deporting immigrant mothers and fathers like Maribel Trujillo Diaz.