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Sep 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) accepted the Ohtli Award from the Government of Mexico on behalf of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC).

Sep 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — To commemorate National Hispanic Heritage Month, which begins today and runs through October 15, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), led by Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA), and the U.S.

Sep 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, on the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Raul Ruiz, M.D. released the following statement:

Sep 9, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Earlier this week, Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Raul Ruiz, M.D., Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chair Joyce Beatty, CBC Health Braintrust Chair Robin L.

Aug 31, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Last week, the United States lost 13 service members in an enemy attack outside the Kabul International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan. The service members bravely supported non-combatant evacuation operations and Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Raul Ruiz, M.D.

Aug 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) has endorsed H.R. 1581, the Build America’s Libraries Act, introduced by Sens. Jack Reed (D-RI), Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), and Ron Wyden (D-OR), as well as Reps. Andy Levin (MI-09) and Don Young (AK-AL).

Aug 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) has endorsed H.R. 560, the Northern Mariana Islands Legal Residence Relief Act of 2021, introduced by CHC Member Congressman Gregorio “Kilili” Camacho Sablan (MP).

Aug 25, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) has endorsed H.R. 163, the Protect Patriot Spouses Act, introduced by CHC Member Rep. Darren Soto (FL-09).

Aug 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) endorsed the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2021 (H.R. 4). Later this evening, the bill passed the House of Representatives with unanimous support from House CHC Members. Following endorsement and passage of the bill, CHC Chair Raul Ruiz, M.D.

Aug 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair (CHC) Raul Ruiz, M.D.

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Jan 3, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON - The new Congress opened Tuesday with the first Dominican American in Congress, the first Latina to serve in the U.S. Senate and the first Florida member of Puerto Rican descent in the House.

President-elect Donald Trump won't be sworn in until Jan. 20, but the House and Senate gaveled in by noon and new members were sworn in as part of the day's business.

Apr 29, 2016 In The News

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) together with the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) and Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) are calling for $250 million in computer science funding. The funding is critical to ensuring that our nation's minority students have access to computer science courses and are competitive in today's workforce.

Jan 22, 2016 In The News

Tension between Democratic lawmakers and the White House ran high this month, as members of Congress denounced the administration’s recent immigration raids. The frustration culminated in a series of press conferences and a letter to the president. At the heart of the dispute is a question: Are Central Americans arriving in the U.S. properly treated as illegal immigrants, or refugees?

Jan 19, 2016 In The News

President Barack Obama has twice celebrated in the Rose Garden after the court saved Obamacare, and he bathed the White House in rainbow colors, claiming last year’s gay marriage legalization as a victory of his own.

There may be less for the White House to celebrate at the end of the Supreme Court term this year.

Jan 19, 2016 In The News

The U.S. Supreme Court announced Tuesday it will rule on the legality of President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration. Politicians, immigration reform groups and recipients of deferred deportation under DACA shared their reactions on social media.

Jan 19, 2016 In The News

UPDATE 12:50 p.m. EST — Presidential candidates weighed in on the Supreme Court's decision Tuesday to review President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, who has been outspoken about his criticism of the president, said he would end Obama's orders if he is elected president.

Jan 15, 2016 In The News

The new year has brought with it a renewed effort to seize and deport undocumented immigrants and refugees. On Jan.

Jan 13, 2016 In The News

More than 140 members of Congress has signed and published a letter to President Barack Obama demanding an immediate end to his administration's deportation raids.

Jan 13, 2016 In The News

Remember that dustup over Donald Trump's hosting of NBC's Saturday Night Live Nov. 7?

 

Latino groups were incensed. And, while you might have forgotten about the whole episode, they did not.

Jan 13, 2016 In The News

Capitol Hill Democrats are mounting an aggressive campaign to denounce and disrupt new Homeland Security deportation raids, as the issue drives a widening wedge between President Obama and his usual allies.

The Department of Homeland Security raids began over the Christmas holiday season and resulted in the initial detention of 121 illegal immigrants, many from Central America.

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