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Mar 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This weekend, Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) are hosting a series of events that will highlight the impact of immigration policy on the lives of everyday people. This comes as the Trump Administration ramps up immigration enforcement activity and takes a draconian stance on immigration policy.  

Mar 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01), CHC Immigration Task Force Chair Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (IL-04), and CHC Education and Labor Chair Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (AZ-03) sent a letter to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Acting Director Thomas D.

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

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 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 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) 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. 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.

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In The News

Oct 21, 2015 In The News

The average U.S. Latino worker is earning less compared to non-Hispanic whites. According to a report by the Joint Economic Committee (JEC) and Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), Latinos are behind the majority white population on several important economic factors, such as employment and income.

Oct 21, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC -- Among today's Latino population, there are signs of untapped potential as well as progress.

Three-quarters of those born in the U.S. have high school degrees compared to only half for foreign-born Hispanics, and Latinos are enrolling in college in greater numbers than any other group.

Sep 30, 2015 In The News

A coalition of national Latino organizations is campaigning to expand pension access for more millions of Latinos working on their retirement plan, and Latino lawmakers are helping engage the debate.

Sep 30, 2015 In The News

A coalition of national Latino organizations is campaigning to expand pension access for more millions of Latinos working on their retirement plan, and Latino lawmakers are helping engage the debate.

Sep 24, 2015 In The News

Washington.- En un histórico discurso ante el Congreso, el Papa Francisco urgió este jueves una solución “humana” al problema de los inmigrantes indocumentados en EEUU, ante el mismo Legislativo que durante años les ha negado una reforma migratoria.

Sep 23, 2015 In The News

Varios congresistas latinos expresaron hoy su deseo de que la visita del papa Francisco a Washington, y su discurso de este jueves ante el pleno del Congreso, reactive el debate migratorio en el país y también sirva para abordar los retos que enfrenta el mundo por el

Sep 22, 2015 In The News

The arrival of Pope Francis in Washington this week marks a momentous — and deeply personal — occasion for Latino Catholics, who have seen the influence of the first Latino pope extend far beyond members of the church.

“In general, he’s moving the public in such a way that he’ll get his way on a number of issues,” said Rep. Jose Serrano (D-N.Y.), who is Catholic.

Sep 19, 2015 In The News

Every lawmaker on Capitol Hill has a cause that could use a boost from a powerful person’s endorsement — and next week there won’t be a more influential seal of approval than one from Pope Francis.

Sep 17, 2015 In The News

Un grupo de congresistas hispanos de EE.UU. advirtió hoy a los 54 millones de latinos que viven en el país de que, "si no votan, no tienen voz", y, por ello, les invitó a inscribirse en el registro electoral y a solicitar la ciudadanía estadounidense para ejercer su derecho al voto.

Sep 17, 2015 In The News

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) held a press conference Thursday morning and urged the Latino community to get involved in the Democratic process.

The news conference was held on Capitol Hill amid Hispanic Heritage Month, which began on Sept. 15 runs through Oct. 15.

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