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Jan 6, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairwoman Linda T. Sánchez issued the following statement on the raids conducted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement. According to the Department of Homeland Security, 121 people were taken into custody this past weekend. The individuals were primarily from Georgia, Texas, and North Carolina.

Dec 11, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Members released the following statement in support of the Latino judicial nominees being blocked by Senate Republicans. Four Latino judicial nominees are awaiting confirmation after more than 130 days. In the case of Judge Felipe Restrepo, his nomination to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals has been pending for over 390 days.

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. 

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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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