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Feb 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, February 9th, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) sent a letter to Congressional Leadership – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, House Speaker Paul Ryan, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi – asking them to invite Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to address a Joint Session of Congress.

Feb 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Chairs of the Congressional Tri-Caucus – composed of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, the Congressional Black Caucus, and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus – released the following joint statement in opposition to H.J. Res.

Feb 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairwoman Michelle Lujan Grisham released the following statement on a letter sent to the Israeli Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer, about Israeli Prime Minister using Twitter on Saturday evening to praise President Trump’s executive order authorizing construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border:

Feb 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) launched twelve Task Forces. Task Forces are chaired by CHC Members and are responsible for developing policy priorities, positions, and legislation that will be incorporated into an annual Caucus legislative agenda.

Issues:
Feb 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairwoman Michelle Lujan Grisham introduced the “Build Bridges Not Walls Act,” which would prohibit the implementation of President Trump’s executive order to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border

Jan 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) issued statements in response to President Donald Trump’s executive orders on immigration and the border:

Rep. Joaquin Castro (TX-20):

Jan 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) was joined by House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (CA-12), House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD-05) and other members of the House Democratic leadership for a press conference in response to President Trump’s inaugural remarks.

Jan 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairwoman Michelle Lujan Grisham released the following statement in response to President-Elect Trump’s final nominee to his Cabinet:

Jan 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Congressional Tri-Caucus – which is composed of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) – sent a letter [link to our letter] to President Barack Obama, thanking him for growing the diversity of the nation’s parks and public lands through the Antiquities Act.

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In The News

Jan 8, 2016 In The News

Congresistas demócratas pidieron este jueves el Gobierno de Barack Obama que ponga fin a las redadas de inmigración para acelerar las deportaciones de centroamericanos hasta que se encuentre una manera más humana.

Jan 7, 2016 In The News

LOS ANGELES — White House officials hope the decision to launch scores of immigration raids targeting Central American immigrants will act as a deterrent against a new wave of mass migration by women and children fleeing violence in the region.

Jan 7, 2016 In The News

The Obama administration’s latest push to deport hundreds of Central American immigrants who illegally entered the country last year has enraged many congressional Democrats and immigrant advocates and raises the intriguing question of whether President Obama is embracing some harsher Donald Trump-style tactics.

Jan 6, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON.– La presidenta del Caucus Hispano del Congreso (CHC, en inglés), la demócrata Linda Sánchez, rompió este miércoles su silencio y condenó las redadas de la Oficina de Inmigración y Aduanas (ICE), e instó al Legislativo a buscar soluciones alternativas a la crisis de los inmigrantes centroamericanos en la frontera sur.

Jan 6, 2016 In The News

A handful of families picked up in New Year's weekend immigration arrests and who were being readied for removal from the country now have their deportations on hold.

Dec 15, 2015 In The News

Law360, New York (December 14, 2015, 6:35 PM ET) -- Members of Congress’ Hispanic caucus accused their fellow lawmakers Friday of blocking the confirmation of four Latino federal judicial nominees, saying Republicans have delayed a vote on placing presidential picks on the bench in New Jersey, Georgia, the Court of Federal Claims and the Third Circuit. 

Dec 14, 2015 In The News

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), comprising of House and Senate Latino Democrats, has called on Senate Republicans to expedite the confirmation votes for four Latino judicial nominees.

Dec 14, 2015 In The News

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus in Washington on Friday called on Republican U.S. senators, including Johnny Isakson and David Perdue of Georgia, to stop blocking the nominations of four federal judicial nominees, including DeKalb County State Court Judge Dax Lopez.

 

Dec 14, 2015 In The News

A total of 19 U.S. Latino lawmakers sent a letter to Republican presidential hopeful - and Florida senator - Marco Rubio asking him to stop blocking confirmation of the assistant secretary of state for the Western Hemisphere, Roberta Jacobson, as ambassador to Mexico, congressional officials reported Monday.

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