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Aug 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released this statement following reports that President Trump appears likely to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:

Aug 24, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement after President Trump threatened to shut down government if Congress does not spend billions of taxpayer dollars to begin construction of his border wall:
 
Aug 18, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement urging President Trump not to issue a pardon for former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
Aug 17, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham and CHC Members sent a letter to Secretary of U.S.
Aug 15, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, the leadership of the Congressional Quad-Caucus – which is composed of chairs of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) – and Congresswoman Barbara Lee and Congressman David Cicilline sent a letter to President D
Aug 15, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham released the following statement on the fifth anniversary of the implementation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
Aug 2, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham released the following statement on President Trump’s endorsement of Republican Senators Tom Cotton (R-AR) and David Perdue’s (R-GA) legislation that would slash legal immigration levels and eliminate multiple categories of family-based legal immigration and diversity visas:
Jul 28, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - On Friday, July 28th, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez and 117 colleagues introduced the American Hope Act of 2017. Recent actions by State Attorneys General and the Trump Administration have put the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in peril.
Jul 24, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - The Congressional Hispanic Caucus opposes the addition of funding for President Trump’s border wall to an upcoming “minibus” appropriations package:
 
Jul 17, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham and CHC Immigration and Border Issues Task Force Chair Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez sent a letter to Members of the Appropriations Committee calling on them to reject the proposed increases in funding for the U.S.

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Oct 21, 2015 In The News

The average U.S. Latino worker is earning less compared to non-Hispanic whites. According to a report by the Joint Economic Committee (JEC) and Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), Latinos are behind the majority white population on several important economic factors, such as employment and income.

Oct 21, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC -- Among today's Latino population, there are signs of untapped potential as well as progress.

Three-quarters of those born in the U.S. have high school degrees compared to only half for foreign-born Hispanics, and Latinos are enrolling in college in greater numbers than any other group.

Sep 30, 2015 In The News

A coalition of national Latino organizations is campaigning to expand pension access for more millions of Latinos working on their retirement plan, and Latino lawmakers are helping engage the debate.

Sep 30, 2015 In The News

A coalition of national Latino organizations is campaigning to expand pension access for more millions of Latinos working on their retirement plan, and Latino lawmakers are helping engage the debate.

Sep 24, 2015 In The News

Washington.- En un histórico discurso ante el Congreso, el Papa Francisco urgió este jueves una solución “humana” al problema de los inmigrantes indocumentados en EEUU, ante el mismo Legislativo que durante años les ha negado una reforma migratoria.

Sep 23, 2015 In The News

Varios congresistas latinos expresaron hoy su deseo de que la visita del papa Francisco a Washington, y su discurso de este jueves ante el pleno del Congreso, reactive el debate migratorio en el país y también sirva para abordar los retos que enfrenta el mundo por el

Sep 22, 2015 In The News

The arrival of Pope Francis in Washington this week marks a momentous — and deeply personal — occasion for Latino Catholics, who have seen the influence of the first Latino pope extend far beyond members of the church.

“In general, he’s moving the public in such a way that he’ll get his way on a number of issues,” said Rep. Jose Serrano (D-N.Y.), who is Catholic.

Sep 19, 2015 In The News

Every lawmaker on Capitol Hill has a cause that could use a boost from a powerful person’s endorsement — and next week there won’t be a more influential seal of approval than one from Pope Francis.

Sep 17, 2015 In The News

Un grupo de congresistas hispanos de EE.UU. advirtió hoy a los 54 millones de latinos que viven en el país de que, "si no votan, no tienen voz", y, por ello, les invitó a inscribirse en el registro electoral y a solicitar la ciudadanía estadounidense para ejercer su derecho al voto.

Sep 17, 2015 In The News

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) held a press conference Thursday morning and urged the Latino community to get involved in the Democratic process.

The news conference was held on Capitol Hill amid Hispanic Heritage Month, which began on Sept. 15 runs through Oct. 15.

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