Washington, D.C. – CHC Chairwoman Linda Sánchez released the following statement today on behalf of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus:
“The Congressional Hispanic Caucus is outraged by Donald Trump’s racist remarks on the millions of Mexicans living in the United States.
Washington, DC - Today, 84 Members of the Congressional Tri-Caucus – composed of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) – sent a letter to the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee regarding the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education (ESEA) Act.
Washington, D.C. – CHC Chairwoman Linda Sánchez released the following bilingual video message in honor of LGBT Pride Month. To watch the video, click here.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Calling it a “wakeup call for Corporate America,” U.S.
Washington, DC – Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Linda Sánchez released the following statement on the Fifth Circuit’s denial of the President’s emergency stay request.
Washington, DC - Hoy, la Presidenta del Caucus Hispano del Congreso (CHC) Linda Sánchez hizo las siguientes declaraciones sobre el día en el que las solicitudes de acción diferida habrían de ver empezado para los padres de los estadounidenses y residentes legales permanentes, comúnmente conocido como DAPA:
Washington, DC – Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Linda Sánchez released the following statement on the day the application period would have been opened for Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents, commonly referred to as DAPA:
** Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been postponed. **
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Washington, DC – In March, the Army Times reported allegations of a practice in which soldiers in a given battalion were given a “free pass” to use racial slurs. In response, Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Rep.
FY2016 CHC Appropriations Amendments
1. Rep. Ruben Gallego: Amendments to Help Enable DREAMers to Serve in Uniform and to Combat Tricare Fraud (House Armed Services Committee)
2. Rep. Raul Ruiz: Amendment to Support Funding to Address the Devastating Drought Across the West (Energy and Water)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Shunning a White House veto threat and opposition within their own party, House Republicans approved legislation Wednesday to overturn President Barack Obama's key immigration policies and expose hundreds of thousands of younger immigrants to expulsion from the U.S.
The caucus for Latino members of the U.S. House has added its name to the long list of supporters of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act amid a push for a House vote on the bill.
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus voted Wednesday to endorse the legislation, which would prohibit anti-LGBT bias in the workforce, as a result of a resolution proposed by Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-Calif.).