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Jun 28, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - The Congressional Hispanic Caucus urges the House to oppose “No Sanctuary for Criminals Act” (H.R. 3003) and “Kate’s Law” (H.R. 3004).
 
Jun 22, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham released the following statement on Department of Justice (DOJ) Attorney General Jeff Sessions declining to meet with the CHC:
 
Jun 20, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following a trip to meet with deported veterans in Tijuana, Mexico, Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham and CHC Leadership sent a letter to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David J. Shulkin to request an urgent meeting.
 
Jun 16, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham released the following statement on the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) program:
 
Jun 15, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi announced the House Democratic Diversity Initiative, which will focus on increasing workforce diversity across staff in House Democratic offices.
Jun 12, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham released the following statement concerning the nomination of Francis Cissna as Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services:
 
Jun 8, 2017 Press Release
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) released the following statement on the current situation in Venezuela:
 
May 30, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Chairs of the Congressional Tri-Caucus – which is composed of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, the Congressional Black Caucus, and the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus – sent a letter to the outgoing Director of the U.S. Census Bureau John H.
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.
 

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Jan 3, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON - The new Congress opened Tuesday with the first Dominican American in Congress, the first Latina to serve in the U.S. Senate and the first Florida member of Puerto Rican descent in the House.

President-elect Donald Trump won't be sworn in until Jan. 20, but the House and Senate gaveled in by noon and new members were sworn in as part of the day's business.

Apr 29, 2016 In The News

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) together with the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) and Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) are calling for $250 million in computer science funding. The funding is critical to ensuring that our nation's minority students have access to computer science courses and are competitive in today's workforce.

Jan 22, 2016 In The News

Tension between Democratic lawmakers and the White House ran high this month, as members of Congress denounced the administration’s recent immigration raids. The frustration culminated in a series of press conferences and a letter to the president. At the heart of the dispute is a question: Are Central Americans arriving in the U.S. properly treated as illegal immigrants, or refugees?

Jan 19, 2016 In The News

President Barack Obama has twice celebrated in the Rose Garden after the court saved Obamacare, and he bathed the White House in rainbow colors, claiming last year’s gay marriage legalization as a victory of his own.

There may be less for the White House to celebrate at the end of the Supreme Court term this year.

Jan 19, 2016 In The News

The U.S. Supreme Court announced Tuesday it will rule on the legality of President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration. Politicians, immigration reform groups and recipients of deferred deportation under DACA shared their reactions on social media.

Jan 19, 2016 In The News

UPDATE 12:50 p.m. EST — Presidential candidates weighed in on the Supreme Court's decision Tuesday to review President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, who has been outspoken about his criticism of the president, said he would end Obama's orders if he is elected president.

Jan 15, 2016 In The News

The new year has brought with it a renewed effort to seize and deport undocumented immigrants and refugees. On Jan.

Jan 13, 2016 In The News

More than 140 members of Congress has signed and published a letter to President Barack Obama demanding an immediate end to his administration's deportation raids.

Jan 13, 2016 In The News

Remember that dustup over Donald Trump's hosting of NBC's Saturday Night Live Nov. 7?

 

Latino groups were incensed. And, while you might have forgotten about the whole episode, they did not.

Jan 13, 2016 In The News

Capitol Hill Democrats are mounting an aggressive campaign to denounce and disrupt new Homeland Security deportation raids, as the issue drives a widening wedge between President Obama and his usual allies.

The Department of Homeland Security raids began over the Christmas holiday season and resulted in the initial detention of 121 illegal immigrants, many from Central America.

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