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Immigration and Border Issues

The Immigration and Border Issues Task Force provides a national voice and leadership with regard to immigration and border issues, both within the halls of Congress and on behalf of diverse communities across the United States.  

Members:
Rep. Luis Gutiérrez, Co-Chair
Rep. Loretta Sanchez, Co-Chair
Rep. Joaquin Castro
Rep. Juan Vargas
Rep. Filemon Vela
Senator Robert Menendez

 

More on Immigration and Border Issues

Jul 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) issued the following statement after a historic protest vote on House Resolution 990, during which a majority of members voted “present” and rejected a non-binding and politically-driven resolution concerning Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

Jul 13, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus voted to oppose the “Establishing a Humane Immigration Enforcement System Act”, which would terminate U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

Statement from CHC Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01):

Jul 10, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement in reaction to President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court:
 
Jun 21, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement in reaction to Trump and Republican efforts to detain asylum-seeking families indefinitely.
 
“President Trump’s executive order is a continuation of the intentions underpinning Speaker Ryan’s anti-immigration bill, which are to deter legal immigration by punishing those lawfully seeking asylum and expand the mass incarceration of immigrant families indefinitely.
 
Jun 21, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – On June 20th, Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) joined Bloomberg's Julia Chatterley and Julie Hyman to discuss President Trump’s family separation policy and House Republican immigration bills..
 
Click here to watch a video of her remarks.
 
On President Trump’s Executive Order:
Jun 21, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Michelle Lujan Grisham delivered the following remarks in opposition to the anti-immigrant Goodlatte bill, H.R. 4760, “Securing America’s Future Act,” as part of a Motion to Recommit (MTR).
 
Jun 15, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) joined House Democratic Leadership; members of the Congressional Black Caucus and Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus; and Dreamers for a press conference this morning to commemorate the sixth anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Below are the Chair’s remarks and here is a link to video of the press conference: 
 
Jun 14, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – The Congressional Hispanic Caucus urges the House to oppose the ‘‘Border Security and Immigration Reform Act of 2018’’:
 
Jun 12, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) and several advocacy organizations released the following statements in reaction to the Trump Administration’s decision to bar asylum to most victims of domestic abuse and gang violence.
 
 
Jun 12, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement after the House of Representatives reached 216 of the 218 signatures needed to discharge a petition that would have forced a debate and vote on DACA legislation: