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Mar 22, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham released the following statement after the FY 2018 omnibus passed the House of Representatives:
 
Mar 22, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) urges all Members to oppose the FY 2018 omnibus:
 
Mar 21, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham released the following statement on Rep. Louie Gohmert’s resolution that would declare March 31st, César Chávez birthday, “National Border Control Day”:
 
Mar 20, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham released the following statement on the six-month anniversary of Hurricane Maria’s landfall on Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands:
 
Mar 13, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham released the following statement regarding a press conference hosted by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and conservative Hispanic leaders regarding a hardline, Republican-only immigration bill, H.R. 4760:
 
Mar 12, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Michelle Lujan Grisham (N-01) released the following statement on the passing of former Puerto Rico Congressman, Secretary of State, Puerto Rico Supreme Court Justice, and Mayor of San Juan, Baltasar Corrada del Río. Corrada del Río was one of the original co-founders of the CHC:
 
Mar 5, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement on reaching President Trump’s self-imposed March 5th DACA deadline with no resolution for Dreamers:
 
Mar 1, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) leadership sent a letter to U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen M.
Feb 28, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) leadership sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump nearly six months after he terminated the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and called on Congress to provide a permanent legislative fix for Dreamers.

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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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