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Mar 8, 2017 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham joined other members of the CHC in sending a letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John Kelly opposing a policy that would separate children from their mothers at the U.S.-Mexico border. 

Mar 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham issued the following statement on President Trump’s executive order seeking to reinstate his Muslim and Refugee ban:

Mar 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham released the following statement on reprehensible examples of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) use of expedited removals, apprehensions at sensitive locations, and the deportation of individuals without violent criminal records: 

Mar 4, 2017 Press Release

Las Vegas, NV – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Member Rep. Ruben Kihuen (D-NV-4th) hosted an immigration forum on Saturday, March 4th, to inform over 75 community members about President Trump’s recent immigration executive orders, Congressional actions, and the resources available to them. They were joined by Reps.

Mar 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham released the following statement on the apprehension of Daniela Vargas, a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipient who now faces deportation after speaking at a news conference in Mississippi:

Mar 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Virginia Democrats Congressman Don Beyer and Senator Tim Kaine joined Democratic Caucus Vice Chair Congresswoman Linda Sanchez and Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham yesterday, with other elected officials and immigrants and leaders in immigration policy and advocacy, at the site of a recent ICE crackdown to decry Preside

Mar 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham joined other members of the CHC in sending  a letter asking for an immediate meeting with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Acting Commissioner Kevin K.

Feb 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham released the following statement on President Trump’s comment that the time is right for an immigration bill:

“We’ve been ready.”

Feb 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham released the following statement in response to efforts by the Trump Administration to open the door to mass deportations of immigrants:

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In The News

Dec 9, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON -- A separate redistricting case heard by the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday has a Hispanic congressmen worried it could lead to giving the majority Anglo population a new tool to maintain political control despite changing demographics.

Dec 8, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON — As the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday over a Texas case that sought to clarify what “one person, one vote” means in American politics, some justices questioned the argument that the state's current system diminishes the power of some voters. And others considered arguments that would upend how voters are sorted into legislative districts.  

Dec 8, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON— Hispanic lawmakers are watching a case before the Supreme Court today with alarm, fearing as many as 55 percent of Latinos could be left out when drawing districts, if the state loses.

Dec 8, 2015 In The News

La idea de "un hombre un voto", principio básico de la democracia, podría tener implicaciones no previstas para el funcionamiento del sistema electoral de Texas y eventualmente de Estados Unidos.

Dec 8, 2015 In The News

Latino politicians and advocacy groups have urged the U.S. Supreme Court to rule in favor of a case that may affect the almost 55 percent of the Latino population.

Nov 24, 2015 In The News

CNNMoney) - NBC enfrenta presión por parte de legisladores hispanos para que se disculpe por permitir que Donald Trump presentara "Saturday Night Live", pero la cadena parece estar poco dispuesta a disculparse por un problema que fue creado por el productor de "SNL", Lorne Michaels, según se enteró CNN.

Nov 19, 2015 In The News

NBC News President Deborah Turness needs a lesson in cultural sensitivity.

Turness angered members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus during a meeting Wednesday by first referring to undocumented immigrants as “illegals,” and then speaking in Spanish in an attempt to pander to those present.

Nov 18, 2015 In The News

Hispanic lawmakers hoped a meeting with top executives from MSNBC and NBC News Wednesday would smooth over hard feelings from Donald Trump’s appearance on “Saturday Night Live.” Instead, it had the opposite effect.

Nov 3, 2015 In The News

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus issued a statement Monday asking "Saturday Night Live" and parent company NBC Universal to "disinvite" Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump from hosting SNL on November 7.

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