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Feb 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham released the following statement on U.S.

Feb 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairwoman Michelle Lujan Grisham joined other members of Congress to send a letter demanding a meeting with U.S. Immigration and Customs and Enforcement Acting Director Thomas D. Homan to discuss the impact of recent nationwide immigration raids in communities across the nation.

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.

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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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