WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs; Rep. Judy Chu, Chairwoman of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus; Reps. Karen Bass and Marc Veasey, Co-Chairs of the Congressional Black Caucus Foreign Affairs and National Security Task Force; Rep. Cedric L. Richmond, Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus; and Rep.
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Committees on Foreign Affairs and Intelligence and Congressional Hispanic Caucus’ First Vice Chair; Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01), Chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus; and Ranking Member Eliot L.
Washington, D.C. - Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement in reaction to the Trump administration’s announcement to circumvent court limits on the government’s ability to hold minors in immigration jails by terminating the Flores Settlement Agreement:
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01), and members of CHC leadership sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader; Speaker Paul Ryan; Senator Shelby, Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman; and House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen demanding that Representative Cole’s family detention amendment be st
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01), and 19 Members of the CHC sent a letter to Senate Leadership expressing deep concerns and strong opposition to President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh.
Washington, D.C. – This afternoon, Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) joined CHC Members for a press conference to highlight the threat Judge Kavanaugh would pose to Hispanic families and urge the Senate to defeat his nomination for the Supreme Court of the United States.
Below are the CHC Chair’s remarks as prepared:
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee, and First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), led members of the Hispanic Caucus in asking Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen about the conditions at the South Texas Family Residential Center in Dil
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Democratic Whip Steny H.
Washington, D.C. -Today, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) issued the following statement celebrating Labor Day and the invaluable contributions hardworking immigrant families have made to the United States:
Washington, D.C. -Today, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) issued the following statement after U.S. District Court Judge Hanen declined to issue a preliminary injunction in the Texas lawsuit to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program:
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Tensions between liberal Democrats and President Obama are bubbling up as the president heads to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to deliver his final State of the Union address to a restless Congress.
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's (basically nonexistent) comments on immigration during his final State of the Union address left out at least one big item: controversial deportation raids on families that are inflaming tensions between the White House and Democrats.
WASHINGTON -- When President Barack Obama comes to Congress on Tuesdayfor the State of the Union, he'll be facing a bit of insurrection within his own party.
The escalating tensions between Democrats and the Obama administration over its deportation raids targeting Central American immigrants burst into public view on Tuesday, with more than 140 House members blasting the roundups and the White House dispatching a top official to Capitol Hill in a vain effort to quell the furor.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal immigration raids have wrenched open new divides between President Barack Obama and his Democratic allies, including the woman who hopes to replace him, Hillary Clinton.
Democratic furor over the Obama administration’s immigration raids erupted Tuesday when a senior White House official was summoned to the Capitol to meet with angry lawmakers and a top Senate Democrat pressed Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson to pause the controversial operations.
The Obama administration is turning to the United Nations to help screen migran
Congressional Democrats continue to tangle with the Obama administration over a series of immigration raids carried out over the holidays as President Obama prepared for his final State of the Union address to Congress.
President Obama had long endured the “deporter-in-chief” label, shedding it only in 2014 when he used executive action to stop the removal of millions of otherwise law-abiding immigrants in the U.S. illegally.
WASHINGTON/CHICAGO, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Democrats in the U.S. Congress, outraged over the Obama administration's pursuit of Central American migrant families for deportation, on Friday called for a halt and new protections for undocumented people from three crime-infested countries.