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Jan 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) issued statements in response to President Donald Trump’s executive orders on immigration and the border:

Rep. Joaquin Castro (TX-20):

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 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.

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:

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:

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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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