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Mar 16, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC- Representative Linda Sánchez (CA-38), Chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, today released the following statement on the nomination of U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit Judge Merrick Garland to the United States Supreme Court:

Mar 3, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Members met with Secretary Tom Vilsack of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).  The meeting was held on Capitol Hill at the request of the Caucus.  The U.S.

Mar 2, 2016 Press Release
CHC Immigration Task Force Chairs Condemn Continued Republican Attacks on the Latino Community

Washington, D.C. –  Today, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) released the following statements condemning Speaker Paul Ryan’s announcement that House Republicans will force a vote on a resolution authorizing the filing of a legal brief that supports halting the President’s immigration executive actions.  The Supreme Court is hearing United States v.

Feb 2, 2016 Press Release
Congressional action is needed to fight off devastating healthcare cuts

Washington, D.C. – Today the Puerto Rico Health Crisis Coalition (PRHCC), members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), and local healthcare leaders held a briefing on the healthcare challenges facing Puerto Rico. House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer and New York Congressman Jose Serrano gave brief remarks in support of solutions to the Island’s healthcare inequities.

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Feb 2, 2016 Press Release
Congressional action for Puerto Rico needs to address healthcare inequities

WASHINGTON – The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) and the Puerto Rico Healthcare Crisis Coalition (PRHCC) invite members of the press to attend a briefing on the “Healthcare Challenges Facing Puerto Rico” on Tues., February 2nd at 3pm at the Cannon House Office Building Room 234.

Jan 29, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairwoman Linda T. Sánchez and First Vice Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham marked the seventh anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. The Act allows women to challenge pay discrimination in court.

Jan 19, 2016 Press Release
Chairwoman Linda Sánchez Applauds the Supreme Court’s Decision to Hear the Immigration Executive Action Decision

Washington, D.C. –  Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairwoman Linda T. Sánchez issued the following statement following the Supreme Court’s decision to hear United States v. Texas. The justices have agreed to take up the Administration’s appeal of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling which upheld the decision by a lower court to halt Obama’s immigration actions.

Jan 6, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairwoman Linda T. Sánchez issued the following statement on the raids conducted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement. According to the Department of Homeland Security, 121 people were taken into custody this past weekend. The individuals were primarily from Georgia, Texas, and North Carolina.

Dec 11, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Members released the following statement in support of the Latino judicial nominees being blocked by Senate Republicans. Four Latino judicial nominees are awaiting confirmation after more than 130 days. In the case of Judge Felipe Restrepo, his nomination to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals has been pending for over 390 days.

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