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Jan 8, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Twenty-four members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus submitted a legal brief in support of several lawsuits challenging the Trump Administration’s decision to waive more than 30 environmental laws to construct the border wall prototype and replacement projects in San Diego.  Environmental organizations, as well as the state of California, have challenge
Dec 21, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released this statement following a vote in the House of Representatives on the Republican Continuing Resolution:
 
Dec 18, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01), Congressman José E. Serrano (NY-15), Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (NY-07), and Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez (IL-04), co-chairs of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Task Force on Puerto Rico, and Rep.
Dec 18, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – With only three legislative days left in the congressional calendar, Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico, Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, released the following statement urging Congress to pass the Dream Act before the end of the year:
 
Dec 15, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – With only four legislative days left in the congressional calendar, Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico, Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, delivered the following address urging Congress to pass the Dream Act before the end of the year.
Dec 6, 2017 Press Release
17 CHC Members Argue Republican Tax Bill Will Further Devastate Puerto Rico’s Economy
Washington D.C. – In the midst of Congress’ ongoing tax negotiations, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) and Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM), chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) sent a letter to Republican leadership underscoring the harm that the current tax bill will impose on Puerto Rico’s already fragile and recovering economy.
Nov 29, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released this statement following the announcement that Congressman Luis Gutiérrez of Illinois will retire next years after 25 years in Congress:
 
Nov 9, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON — U.S. Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), ranking member of the Immigration Subcommittee, and Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairwoman Rep.
Nov 6, 2017 Press Release
Washington D.C. – The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) issued the following statement after the Trump Administration’s Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced it would terminate the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) status of 2,500 Nicaraguans living in the United States and delay a decision on the status of 57,000 Hondurans:

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