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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.

Jan 11, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today the Congressional Hispanic Caucus hosted a press conference inside the Capitol to talk about the impact of repealing the Affordable Care Act, particularly in the Hispanic community.  Chairwoman Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) and numerous members of the Caucus shared stories about working men and women whose lives have been saved thanks to their access to healthcare.

Jan 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairwoman Michelle Lujan Grisham issued a statement welcoming the newest CHC members to the 115th session of Congress:

Jan 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today the Congressional Hispanic Caucus announced the addition of two key staff members, Alma Acosta and Javier Hernandez. Acosta will serve as the Caucus’ new Executive Director and Hernandez is coming on board as the Caucus’ spokesperson and Communications Director.

Dec 15, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.Today, the Congressional Tri-Caucus – which is comprised of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) and the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) released the following joint statement regarding the selection of Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General:

Dec 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Representative Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38), Chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), today released the following statement following the results of the 2016 election:

Dec 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Latina members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) released the following statements in observance of Latina Equal Pay Day, which raises awareness about the stark wage gap faced by Latina workers.

Oct 17, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairwoman Linda T. Sánchez released the following statement on the fourth anniversary of the implementation of President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

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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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