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Oct 4, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The leadership of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) and CHC Task Force Chairs for Health Care, Education and Immigration sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen M.
Oct 1, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01), Chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), and members of CHC leadership, sent a letter to the Office of Refugee Resettlement Director Scott Lloyd demanding updates on the remaining children in ORR custody who are separated from their families and the administration’s timeline for ensuring that re

Sep 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01), Chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) and members of CHC leadership, sent a letter to Smithsonian Institution Secretary David Skorton, requesting a meeting to discuss concerns about the recent findings from a University of California study which found that the Smithsonian has failed to heed it

Sep 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01), Chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus issued the following statement after the Trump administration released proposed changes to the so-called, “public charge” test, which would deny green cards to eligible immigrants who have participated in government programs.

Sep 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01), Chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus issued the following statement celebrating National Voter Registration Day.

Sep 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01), Chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), members of CHC leadership, and the CHC Puerto Rico Task Force, sent a letter to Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long and Tito Hernandez, Deputy Federal Coordinating Officer at the Puerto Rico Joint Field Office.  The letter request

Sep 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01), Chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus issued the statement below marking the one year anniversary of Hurricane Maria making landfall on the island of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. 

Sep 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01), Chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus issued the statement below celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month and highlighting the incredible contributions Hispanic men and women have made to our country.

Sep 14, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01), Chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and members of CHC leadership sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader McConnell, Speaker Ryan, Chairman Shelby, and Chairman Freilinghuysen calling for a reduction in funding for DHS’s harmful immigration enforcement infrastructure including detention beds, ICE and Border Patr
Sep 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s latest Tweets on Puerto Rico.

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In The News

Jan 3, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON - The new Congress opened Tuesday with the first Dominican American in Congress, the first Latina to serve in the U.S. Senate and the first Florida member of Puerto Rican descent in the House.

President-elect Donald Trump won't be sworn in until Jan. 20, but the House and Senate gaveled in by noon and new members were sworn in as part of the day's business.

Apr 29, 2016 In The News

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) together with the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) and Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) are calling for $250 million in computer science funding. The funding is critical to ensuring that our nation's minority students have access to computer science courses and are competitive in today's workforce.

Jan 22, 2016 In The News

Tension between Democratic lawmakers and the White House ran high this month, as members of Congress denounced the administration’s recent immigration raids. The frustration culminated in a series of press conferences and a letter to the president. At the heart of the dispute is a question: Are Central Americans arriving in the U.S. properly treated as illegal immigrants, or refugees?

Jan 19, 2016 In The News

President Barack Obama has twice celebrated in the Rose Garden after the court saved Obamacare, and he bathed the White House in rainbow colors, claiming last year’s gay marriage legalization as a victory of his own.

There may be less for the White House to celebrate at the end of the Supreme Court term this year.

Jan 19, 2016 In The News

The U.S. Supreme Court announced Tuesday it will rule on the legality of President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration. Politicians, immigration reform groups and recipients of deferred deportation under DACA shared their reactions on social media.

Jan 19, 2016 In The News

UPDATE 12:50 p.m. EST — Presidential candidates weighed in on the Supreme Court's decision Tuesday to review President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, who has been outspoken about his criticism of the president, said he would end Obama's orders if he is elected president.

Jan 15, 2016 In The News

The new year has brought with it a renewed effort to seize and deport undocumented immigrants and refugees. On Jan.

Jan 13, 2016 In The News

More than 140 members of Congress has signed and published a letter to President Barack Obama demanding an immediate end to his administration's deportation raids.

Jan 13, 2016 In The News

Remember that dustup over Donald Trump's hosting of NBC's Saturday Night Live Nov. 7?

 

Latino groups were incensed. And, while you might have forgotten about the whole episode, they did not.

Jan 13, 2016 In The News

Capitol Hill Democrats are mounting an aggressive campaign to denounce and disrupt new Homeland Security deportation raids, as the issue drives a widening wedge between President Obama and his usual allies.

The Department of Homeland Security raids began over the Christmas holiday season and resulted in the initial detention of 121 illegal immigrants, many from Central America.

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