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:
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The caucus for Latino members of the U.S. House has added its name to the long list of supporters of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act amid a push for a House vote on the bill.
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus voted Wednesday to endorse the legislation, which would prohibit anti-LGBT bias in the workforce, as a result of a resolution proposed by Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-Calif.).