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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.

Dec 8, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Members released the following statements on Evenwel v.

Nov 20, 2015 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) released the following statements marking the one-year anniversary of President Obama’s executive actions on immigration. Unfortunately, the centerpieces of the executive actions—expanded DACA and DAPA—remain in limbo following rulings by a federal court in Texas and most recently, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Nov 13, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairwoman Linda T. Sánchez released the following statement on the announcement of Congressman Rubén Hinojosa’s retirement.  The Congressman represents Texas’ 15th District and was Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus in the 113th Congress.

Nov 10, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairwoman Linda T. Sánchez released the following statement after Texas’ Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 against the immigration executive actions.

Nov 6, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairwoman Linda T. Sánchez sent a letter to House and Senate leadership on behalf of the entire Caucus, calling for congressional action on the fiscal situation in Puerto Rico. The CHC supports congressional action on the situation in Puerto Rico, which is home to 3.5 million American citizens. The text of the letter is below.

Nov 2, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Today, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus issued a statement of opposition to Donald Trump hosting Saturday Night Live.

Oct 23, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Linda T. Sánchez released the following statement in response to reports that Congressman Paul Ryan promised he would not bring up immigration reform if he’s the next Speaker of the Republican-led House of Representatives.

Sep 29, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Congressional Tri-Caucus — which is comprised of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC)— calls upon House leaders to set forth a bipartisan budget agreement in order to avert another government shutdown in December. 

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