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Sep 15, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – – The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) will hold a press conference on Thursday, September 17th.  CHC Members will deliver a special message to the Latino community in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs September 15 through October 15.  CHC Chairwoman Linda Sánchez will lead the press conference and will be joined by other Members of the Caucus.

Jul 27, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Linda T. Sánchez released the following statement on the ruling by U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee that family detention centers are in violation of the 1997 Flores vs. Meese settlement requiring immigrant children to be housed in the least restrictive environment.

Jul 22, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Linda T. Sánchez released the following statement in anticipation of tomorrow’s vote on H.R. 3009, the “Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act.”

Jul 14, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) met with Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to discuss policy issues important to the Latino community.  The Secretary requested a meeting to hear firsthand from Congressional Hispanic Caucus Members about our priorities.  Today’s meeting took place on Capitol Hill in an official capacity.

Jul 8, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairwoman Linda T. Sánchez and the CHC Education Task Force Co-Chairs, Congressman Rubén Hinojosa and Congressman Raúl M. Grijalva, released the following statements in opposition to today’s H.R.

Jun 26, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (D-CA), a member of the Ways and Means Committee, today released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges making same-sex:

“Love wins!”

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Jun 25, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (D-CA), a member of the Ways and Means Committee, today released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision in King v. Burwell:

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Jun 24, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) joined seven of her fellow Democratic House Members – Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD-05), Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27), Rep. Raúl Grijalva (AZ-03), Rep. Luis V.

Jun 24, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Wednesday, June 24, 2015) – Two years since the Supreme Court gutted core protections in the Voting Rights Act in Shelby County v.

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In The News

Jun 12, 2015 In The News

Pass by a bus stop in downtown Los Angeles and you’ll see the faces of those waiting to use public transportation are diverse. Women, seniors, college students, African-Americans and Latinos take various forms of public transportation to get to work, school or even just to get connected to society.

Latinos rely especially heavily on public transportation.

Jun 11, 2015 In The News

El Caucus Hispano del Congreso de Estados Unidos (CHC, por su sigla en inglés) instó hoy a los líderes de ambas cámaras del Legislativo estadounidense a que tomen medidas ante la situación financiera de Puerto Rico.

May 14, 2015 In The News

House Democratic leaders on Thursday ripped Republicans as "xenophobic" for the GOP's effort to prevent illegal immigrants from serving in the armed forces.

Apr 8, 2015 In The News

LOS ANGELES >> Democratic Party members of the House Natural Resources Committee came to the L.A. River on Wednesday to talk about blocking Republican bills that would limit the federal Clean Air and Clean Water acts of the 1970s.

Apr 6, 2015 In The News

Grupos de congresistas, ayuntamientos, gobiernos estatales, estudiantes y hasta expertos legales se unieron para firmar y presentar diversos "amicus curiae" a favor de las medidas migratorias del presidente Barack Obama ante la corte federal de apelaciones que evalúa su caso.

Mar 27, 2015 In The News

Two people emerging as possible candidates to run for retiring veteran Sen. Harry Reid’s seat in Nevada are Latinos — Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval and former Democratic state Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto.

Shortly after he announced his retirement Friday, Reid, who is 75, endorsed Cortez Masto to run for his seat.

Mar 26, 2015 In The News

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) has released a statement condemning the Republican budget for 2016, recently approved by the U.S. House of Representatives.

The CHC argues the budget will hurt working-class and middle-class families, including Latino families, and undo many safety nets.

Mar 24, 2015 In The News

Washington, D.C - El liderazgo latino demócrata de la Cámara de Representantes tienen un mensaje para el senador republicano por Texas y ahora precandidato presidencial, Ted Cruz:  que “abra los ojos” y desista de ideas para eliminar “Obamacare” y otros programas que

Feb 15, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON — For Representative Norma J. Torres, a freshman Democrat from California’s 35th District, the debate over immigration policy is intensely personal.

Jan 27, 2015 In The News

Eight years after walking out on the Congressional Hispanic Caucus in protest of the treatment of female members, Rep. Linda Sánchez finds herself in charge of the Latino lawmakers' group, with another woman as her lieutenant.

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