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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
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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Jan 12, 2016 In The News

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.

Jan 12, 2016 In The News

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.

Jan 12, 2016 In The News

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.

Jan 12, 2016 In The News

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.

Jan 12, 2016 In The News

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.

Jan 12, 2016 In The News

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.

 

Jan 12, 2016 In The News

The Obama administration is turning to the United Nations to help screen migran

Jan 12, 2016 In The News

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.

Jan 9, 2016 In The News

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.

Jan 8, 2016 In The News

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.

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