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Sep 15, 2017 Press Release
Washington D.C. – The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement to commemorate the start of Hispanic Heritage Month, which is celebrated each year from the 15th of September until the 15th of October:
 
Sep 14, 2017 Press Release
Washington D.C. – The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement in response to the White House discussion between Democratic Leadership and President Trump on the future of nearly 800,000 DREAMers:
 
Sep 14, 2017 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement after members of the CHC voted to formally oppose H.R. 3697, the Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act:
 
Sep 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) and House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement announcing that House Democrats are beginning the process to launch a discharge petition that would force a vote on the bipartisan, bicameral DREAM Act, which would provide a permanent solution to protect DREAMers.

Sep 5, 2017 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01), released the following statement after Attorney General Jeff Sessions relayed that President Trump has decided to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program with a six-month delay period:
 
Sep 4, 2017 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01), released the following statement after reports surfaced that President Trump has decided to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program with a six-month delay period:
 
Aug 31, 2017 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01), released the following statement as President Trump considers terminating the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which provides young men and women who were brought to America as children the opportunity to work and go to school in the United States.
Aug 31, 2017 Press Release
Washington D.C. – The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement on a report that House Republicans are planning to cut $876 million from Federal Emergency Management Agency’s disaster relief account to finance the President’s border wall:
Aug 29, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham and Members of Congress sent a letter to Acting Secretary of U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to express deep concern and disappointment with the Department of Homeland Security’s recent decision to terminate the Central American Minors (CAM) Parole program.

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In The News

Nov 3, 2015 In The News

Black, Hispanic and Asian American lawmakers said Tuesday that their constituents are particularly vulnerable to losing their right to vote if Congress doesn't pass legislation to restore a key provision of the federal Voting Rights Act that was tossed out two years ago by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Nov 3, 2015 In The News

The decision by “Saturday Night Live” to invite Donald J. Trump as its host this week is no laughing matter — at least for the Hispanic and pro-immigration groups that have intensified their calls for Lorne Michaels, the show’s producer, to rescind the invitation.

Nov 2, 2015 In The News

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus urged NBCUniversal and “Saturday Night Live” producer Lorne Michaels to “disinvite” Donald Trump from hosting this weekend’s broadcast of the program due to the real-estate mogul and Presidential candidate’s recent remarks about Mexicans and Latinos.

Nov 2, 2015 In The News

More pushback for NBC

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus now officially opposes Donald Trump’s hosting gig on Saturday Night Live, adding to a growing chorus of protests ahead of the event.

Nov 2, 2015 In The News

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus has voted to officially oppose Donald Trump's scheduled appearance to hostSaturday Night Live this coming weekend, and the group is urging NBC and SNL to "disinvite" The Donald, report

Nov 2, 2015 In The News

Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus are raising questions about the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s treatment of Latino farmers and ranchers.

Caucus Chairwoman Rep. Linda Sanchez of California and fellow Democrats Michelle Lujan-Grisham and Ben Ray Lujan, both of New Mexico, sent a letter to the agency last week and requested a meeting with Secretary Tom Vilsack.

Oct 21, 2015 In The News

Washington.- Tanto el Congreso como los precandidatos presidenciales deben promover una agenda “pro-familia” que ayude a reducir los niveles de desempleo, brecha salarial y pobreza de los  hispanos, afirmaron este miércoles legisladores hispanos al divulgar un informe sobre la salud económica de los latinos en EEUU.

Oct 21, 2015 In The News

Los trabajadores hispanos en Estados Unidos ganan un28% menos de media que los ciudadanos estadounidenses caucásicos, y tienen menos presencia en la fuerza laboral industrial donde los salarios son más altos, según indica un informe publicado este miércoles por el Caucus Hispano del Congreso.

Oct 21, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON – Increasing college enrollment rates among American-born Hispanics and a surge in Latina entrepreneurship aren’t enough to eliminate wage disparities that prevent Latino families from improving their economic well-being, a new report said.

Oct 21, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON – Hispanic workers in the U.S. earn 72 percent of what non-Latino whites are paid, according to a report presented Wednesday by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus.

“The Economic State of the Latino Community in America” was prepared by the CHC in collaboration with the Joint Economic Committee of Congress.

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