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Jan 10, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) issued the following statement in response to the preliminary injunction issued by California’s Northern District Court on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals:
 
Jan 9, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) issued the following statement following a White House Meeting focused on finding a permanent legislative solution for Dreamers:
 
Jan 8, 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 House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader McConnell urging them to pass legislation to protect Dreamers by January 19th.
 
Jan 8, 2018 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 approximately 200,000 Salvadorans living in the United States:
 
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.

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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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