WASHINGTON—Today, Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus led by Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) sent a letter requesting a meeting with Department of Justice Attorney General Jeff Sessions on the “zero-tolerance” immigration policy that seeks to prosecute all immigrants who cross the border.
Washington, DC – Today, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) issued the following statement following a Congressional Hispanic Caucus meeting with Linda McMahon, the Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
Washington, DC – Today, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) issued the following statement after a historic protest vote on House Resolution 990, during which a majority of members voted “present” and rejected a non-binding and politically-driven resolution concerning Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
Washington, DC – Today, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus voted to oppose the “Establishing a Humane Immigration Enforcement System Act”, which would terminate U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
Statement from CHC Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01):
Washington, DC – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement in reaction to the Trump administration’s decision to rescind Obama-era guidance allowing for the use of race in admissions decisions by colleges and universities in order to promote diversity:
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WASHINGTON -- A separate redistricting case heard by the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday has a Hispanic congressmen worried it could lead to giving the majority Anglo population a new tool to maintain political control despite changing demographics.
WASHINGTON — As the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday over a Texas case that sought to clarify what “one person, one vote” means in American politics, some justices questioned the argument that the state's current system diminishes the power of some voters. And others considered arguments that would upend how voters are sorted into legislative districts.
WASHINGTON— Hispanic lawmakers are watching a case before the Supreme Court today with alarm, fearing as many as 55 percent of Latinos could be left out when drawing districts, if the state loses.
La idea de "un hombre un voto", principio básico de la democracia, podría tener implicaciones no previstas para el funcionamiento del sistema electoral de Texas y eventualmente de Estados Unidos.
Latino politicians and advocacy groups have urged the U.S. Supreme Court to rule in favor of a case that may affect the almost 55 percent of the Latino population.
CNNMoney) - NBC enfrenta presión por parte de legisladores hispanos para que se disculpe por permitir que Donald Trump presentara "Saturday Night Live", pero la cadena parece estar poco dispuesta a disculparse por un problema que fue creado por el productor de "SNL", Lorne Michaels, según se enteró CNN.
NBC News President Deborah Turness needs a lesson in cultural sensitivity.
Turness angered members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus during a meeting Wednesday by first referring to undocumented immigrants as “illegals,” and then speaking in Spanish in an attempt to pander to those present.
Hispanic lawmakers hoped a meeting with top executives from MSNBC and NBC News Wednesday would smooth over hard feelings from Donald Trump’s appearance on “Saturday Night Live.” Instead, it had the opposite effect.
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus issued a statement Monday asking "Saturday Night Live" and parent company NBC Universal to "disinvite" Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump from hosting SNL on November 7.