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Aug 31, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), led by Ranking Member Nydia Velázquez (NY-7), Representative Tony Cardenas (CA-29), and Representative Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15),  sent a letter to the U.S.

Aug 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement on the 6 year anniversary of the implementation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program by the Obama administration.  

Aug 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—  Members of the Tri-Caucus sent a letter to Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler and Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao in opposition to the Trump Administration’s recently announced plan to weaken federal clean car standards. The bicameral letter, which was led by U.S. Reps. Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44), Doris Matsui (CA-06), A.

Aug 6, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  –  Today, Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) led by Congressman Darren Soto, Chair of the CHC Taskforce on Voting and Civil Rights, sent a letter to the Department of Commerce expressing strong opposition to the addition of the citizenship question to the 2020 Census.

Aug 6, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  –  Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham and the leadership of the CHC sent a letter to the Ambassador of Mexico Gerónimo Gutiérrez requesting information on the treatment of asylum seekers that are currently residing in Mexico, including asylum seekers that have been turned away at a U.S.

Aug 4, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) issued the following statement following two separate federal court orders regarding DACA and family separation.

Jul 28, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) issued the following statement following a federal judge’s decision to appoint a special monitor to oversee conditions for detained migrant children:

Jul 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) issued the following statement following the Trump Administration’s inability to reunite all separated families by the court-ordered deadline.

Jul 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Chairs of the Congressional Tri-Caucus – composed of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, the Congressional Black Caucus, and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus – released the following joint statement in response to a test of Amazon’s facial recognition platform that misidentified 28 members of Congress, a disproportionate number of whom

Jul 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Today, the U.S. House Committee on Appropriations is marking up the Homeland Security Appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2019, which includes provisions to fund $5 billion for Donald Trump’s border wall, and also provides funding for 400 new Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers and an unprecedented number of immigration detention beds.

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Jan 8, 2016 In The News

Congresistas demócratas pidieron este jueves el Gobierno de Barack Obama que ponga fin a las redadas de inmigración para acelerar las deportaciones de centroamericanos hasta que se encuentre una manera más humana.

Jan 7, 2016 In The News

LOS ANGELES — White House officials hope the decision to launch scores of immigration raids targeting Central American immigrants will act as a deterrent against a new wave of mass migration by women and children fleeing violence in the region.

Jan 7, 2016 In The News

The Obama administration’s latest push to deport hundreds of Central American immigrants who illegally entered the country last year has enraged many congressional Democrats and immigrant advocates and raises the intriguing question of whether President Obama is embracing some harsher Donald Trump-style tactics.

Jan 6, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON.– La presidenta del Caucus Hispano del Congreso (CHC, en inglés), la demócrata Linda Sánchez, rompió este miércoles su silencio y condenó las redadas de la Oficina de Inmigración y Aduanas (ICE), e instó al Legislativo a buscar soluciones alternativas a la crisis de los inmigrantes centroamericanos en la frontera sur.

Jan 6, 2016 In The News

A handful of families picked up in New Year's weekend immigration arrests and who were being readied for removal from the country now have their deportations on hold.

Dec 15, 2015 In The News

Law360, New York (December 14, 2015, 6:35 PM ET) -- Members of Congress’ Hispanic caucus accused their fellow lawmakers Friday of blocking the confirmation of four Latino federal judicial nominees, saying Republicans have delayed a vote on placing presidential picks on the bench in New Jersey, Georgia, the Court of Federal Claims and the Third Circuit. 

Dec 14, 2015 In The News

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), comprising of House and Senate Latino Democrats, has called on Senate Republicans to expedite the confirmation votes for four Latino judicial nominees.

Dec 14, 2015 In The News

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus in Washington on Friday called on Republican U.S. senators, including Johnny Isakson and David Perdue of Georgia, to stop blocking the nominations of four federal judicial nominees, including DeKalb County State Court Judge Dax Lopez.

 

Dec 14, 2015 In The News

A total of 19 U.S. Latino lawmakers sent a letter to Republican presidential hopeful - and Florida senator - Marco Rubio asking him to stop blocking confirmation of the assistant secretary of state for the Western Hemisphere, Roberta Jacobson, as ambassador to Mexico, congressional officials reported Monday.

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