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Apr 18, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - Today, the House Agriculture Committee marked up and passed H.R. 2 – the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 – commonly known as the Farm Bill. This version of the Farm Bill makes dramatic changes and cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP.
Apr 18, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement in response to the island-wide blackout in Puerto Rico:
 
Apr 10, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement in reaction to a Trump administration memo ordering the end to ‘catch and release’ at the border:
 
Apr 4, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement in reaction to the Trump Administration announcement to deploy National Guard troops at the U.S.-Mexico border:
 
Apr 2, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement after President Donald J. Trump posted a series of tweets on immigration:
 
Mar 29, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced it would end the policy of presumption of release for all pregnant women they apprehend:
 
Mar 28, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), led by U.S. Representative Jim Costa, sent a letter to the Acting Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Thomas Homan calling for the prioritization of ICE’s limited resources on more strategic and effective law enforcement measures that target public safety threats.
Mar 27, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham released the following statement after the Commerce Department announced that a new question on citizenship would be added to the 2020 Census:
 

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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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