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Mar 31, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham released the following statement in response to Attorney General Jeff Session’s approval of the Department of Homeland Security’s arrest policy and his expansion of the Department of Justice’s expedited removal program:

Mar 30, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham and 14 members of the CHC sent a letter to the head of the Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security in response to the threat that local jurisdictions would lose federal funding if they choose not to use local resources for federal immigration enforcement.  

Mar 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, CHC Immigration Task Force Chair Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez, and 18 members of the CHC sent a letter calling on the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Appropriations Committee.

Mar 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham released the following statement following today's failed attempt by Republicans to pass President Trump’s health care legislation:

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Mar 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) met with Senate Democratic Leader Charles E. Schumer to discuss ways to keep families together and protect immigrants from President Trump’s draconian immigration policies.

Mar 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham is asking attorneys general from across the United States to scrutinize the new policies and tactics used by immigration officials, and if necessary to take legal action on behalf of their states.

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Mar 21, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham released the following statement on the announcement that U.S.

Mar 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham released the following statement, calling on Speaker Ryan and Republican leaders to remove Congressman Steve King from his position as Chair of the Constitution and Civil Justice Judiciary Subcommittee:

Mar 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Rep. Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36), Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Health Care and Mental Health Task Force Chair and a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, released the following statement after the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) announced its score of the Republican health care bill.

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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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