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Feb 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep.  Michelle Lujan Grisham released the following statement on the unprecedented lack of transparency by the Administration regarding their immigration priorities:

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):

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Nov 3, 2015 In The News

Black, Hispanic and Asian American lawmakers said Tuesday that their constituents are particularly vulnerable to losing their right to vote if Congress doesn't pass legislation to restore a key provision of the federal Voting Rights Act that was tossed out two years ago by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Nov 3, 2015 In The News

The decision by “Saturday Night Live” to invite Donald J. Trump as its host this week is no laughing matter — at least for the Hispanic and pro-immigration groups that have intensified their calls for Lorne Michaels, the show’s producer, to rescind the invitation.

Nov 2, 2015 In The News

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus urged NBCUniversal and “Saturday Night Live” producer Lorne Michaels to “disinvite” Donald Trump from hosting this weekend’s broadcast of the program due to the real-estate mogul and Presidential candidate’s recent remarks about Mexicans and Latinos.

Nov 2, 2015 In The News

More pushback for NBC

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus now officially opposes Donald Trump’s hosting gig on Saturday Night Live, adding to a growing chorus of protests ahead of the event.

Nov 2, 2015 In The News

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus has voted to officially oppose Donald Trump's scheduled appearance to hostSaturday Night Live this coming weekend, and the group is urging NBC and SNL to "disinvite" The Donald, reports

Nov 2, 2015 In The News

Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus are raising questions about the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s treatment of Latino farmers and ranchers.

Caucus Chairwoman Rep. Linda Sanchez of California and fellow Democrats Michelle Lujan-Grisham and Ben Ray Lujan, both of New Mexico, sent a letter to the agency last week and requested a meeting with Secretary Tom Vilsack.

Oct 21, 2015 In The News

Washington.- Tanto el Congreso como los precandidatos presidenciales deben promover una agenda “pro-familia” que ayude a reducir los niveles de desempleo, brecha salarial y pobreza de los  hispanos, afirmaron este miércoles legisladores hispanos al divulgar un informe sobre la salud económica de los latinos en EEUU.

Oct 21, 2015 In The News

Los trabajadores hispanos en Estados Unidos ganan un28% menos de media que los ciudadanos estadounidenses caucásicos, y tienen menos presencia en la fuerza laboral industrial donde los salarios son más altos, según indica un informe publicado este miércoles por el Caucus Hispano del Congreso.

Oct 21, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON – Increasing college enrollment rates among American-born Hispanics and a surge in Latina entrepreneurship aren’t enough to eliminate wage disparities that prevent Latino families from improving their economic well-being, a new report said.

Oct 21, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON – Hispanic workers in the U.S. earn 72 percent of what non-Latino whites are paid, according to a report presented Wednesday by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus.

“The Economic State of the Latino Community in America” was prepared by the CHC in collaboration with the Joint Economic Committee of Congress.

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