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Apr 18, 2018 Press Release
Proposed Changes to SNAP Hurt Children, Families and Vulnerable Americans
Washington, D.C. - Today, the House Agriculture Committee marked up and passed H.R. 2 – the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 – commonly known as the Farm Bill. This version of the Farm Bill makes dramatic changes and cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP.
Apr 18, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement in response to the island-wide blackout in Puerto Rico:
 
Apr 17, 2018 Press Release
Investigation Would Help to Restore Trust After Officials Allegedly Directed Spokesperson to Lie
Washington D.C.
Apr 10, 2018 Press Release
Trump's Directive Truncates Protections for Asylum Seekers and Separates Families
Washington, D.C. - Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement in reaction to a Trump administration memo ordering the end to ‘catch and release’ at the border:
 
Apr 4, 2018 Press Release
A Coordinated Politically Driven Effort by the Trump Administration
Washington, D.C. - Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement in reaction to the Trump Administration announcement to deploy National Guard troops at the U.S.-Mexico border:
 
Apr 2, 2018 Press Release
Trump is Attempting to Rewrite History & Gaslighting
Washington, D.C. - Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement after President Donald J. Trump posted a series of tweets on immigration:
 
Mar 29, 2018 Press Release
New ICE Policy Increases Risk of Miscarriages & Mistreatment
Washington, D.C. - Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced it would end the policy of presumption of release for all pregnant women they apprehend:
 
Mar 28, 2018 Press Release
Work Site Raids Undermine Community Safety & Harm the Economy
Washington, D.C. - Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), led by U.S. Representative Jim Costa, sent a letter to the Acting Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Thomas Homan calling for the prioritization of ICE’s limited resources on more strategic and effective law enforcement measures that target public safety threats.
Mar 27, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham released the following statement after the Commerce Department announced that a new question on citizenship would be added to the 2020 Census:
 

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