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Dec 8, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Members released the following statements on Evenwel v.

Nov 20, 2015 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) released the following statements marking the one-year anniversary of President Obama’s executive actions on immigration. Unfortunately, the centerpieces of the executive actions—expanded DACA and DAPA—remain in limbo following rulings by a federal court in Texas and most recently, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Nov 13, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairwoman Linda T. Sánchez released the following statement on the announcement of Congressman Rubén Hinojosa’s retirement.  The Congressman represents Texas’ 15th District and was Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus in the 113th Congress.

Nov 10, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairwoman Linda T. Sánchez released the following statement after Texas’ Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 against the immigration executive actions.

Nov 6, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairwoman Linda T. Sánchez sent a letter to House and Senate leadership on behalf of the entire Caucus, calling for congressional action on the fiscal situation in Puerto Rico. The CHC supports congressional action on the situation in Puerto Rico, which is home to 3.5 million American citizens. The text of the letter is below.

Nov 2, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Today, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus issued a statement of opposition to Donald Trump hosting Saturday Night Live.

Oct 23, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Linda T. Sánchez released the following statement in response to reports that Congressman Paul Ryan promised he would not bring up immigration reform if he’s the next Speaker of the Republican-led House of Representatives.

Sep 29, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Congressional Tri-Caucus — which is comprised of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC)— calls upon House leaders to set forth a bipartisan budget agreement in order to avert another government shutdown in December. 

Sep 23, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) released the following statements in anticipation of the Pope’s Address to Congress tomorrow.  Last year, the Hispanic Caucus sent a letter to His Holiness, inviting him to speak before a joint session of Congress.  You can view the letter here.

Sep 15, 2015 Press Release

CHC Chairwoman Linda Sánchez released the following video in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs September 15 through October 15.  To watch the video, click here:

FULL REMARKS

Hi, I’m Linda Sánchez, Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus.

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In The News

Sep 14, 2015 In The News

Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus have requested data from the Department of Justice regarding Latinos and the police.

Representatives from the group asked the DOJ to release stats on the number of Latinos that have been killed as a result of police action.

Jul 30, 2015 In The News

Washington. EFE- Un grupo de congresistas demócratas de EE.UU. exigió hoy a los republicanos que “restauren” la histórica Ley del Derecho al Voto, de la que se cumplen 50 años, aprobando una legislación destinada a proteger los derechos civiles de las minorías en todos los estados del país.

Jul 28, 2015 In The News

MERCEDES, RGV – The Congressional Hispanic Caucus has welcomed a federal judge’s ruling that immigrant women and children should be released from the “substandard” and “deplorable” family detention centers they are housed in.

Jul 22, 2015 In The News

House GOP leaders have won over one of the most ardent immigration hardliners for a bill to defund “sanctuary cities” that shield illegal immigrants in a sign it won't face backlash from the right.

Jul 22, 2015 In The News

As Republican candidate Donald Trump goes to the U.S.-Mexican border on Thursday, the House of Representatives will have its own debate on immigration, as lawmakers take up a GOP plan that would restrict police funding for cities that don’t help the feds with illegal immigration.

“Elected officials are actively choosing not to follow immigration law,” said Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX).

Jul 22, 2015 In The News

Argumentando que las “ciudades santuario” son un refugio para criminales, la Cámara de Representantes, bajo control republicano, prepara para hoy jueves  el voto de una medida que eliminaría los fondos para jurisdicciones que se nieguen a colaborar con las autoridades de inmigración.

Jul 9, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON -- When Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-Calif.) was a child, he remembers walking through the grocery store with his mother as judgmental whispers were directed her way.

Jul 8, 2015 In The News

Donald Trump has declared that he will “win the Latino vote” in the 2016 presidential election, despite his declaration upon announcing his candidacy that Mexicans seeking immigration to the US were “rapists”.

Jul 8, 2015 In The News

A team of Congressional Democrats on Wednesday introduced a bill that would make community college free for two years and help cover the costs of a four-year degree at minority-serving institutions, pushing forward

Jul 2, 2015 In The News

Hace 20 años la proposición antiinmigrante 187 cambió la composición política de California con el voto latino, en 2012 la frase de “auto-deportación” le costó la presidencia al republicano Mitt Romney, ahora los demócratas esperan que sea Donald Trump, con sus comentarios antimexicanos, quien les ayude a mantener la Casa Blanca en 2016.

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