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Mar 9, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Yesterday, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas designated Venezuela for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months, until September 2022. The move comes as Venezuela’s living conditions have revealed a country in turmoil.

Mar 4, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) celebrates the introduction of two immigration bills that the CHC has endorsed: The Dream and Promise Act of 2021 (H.R.

Mar 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) has endorsed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2021, introduced by Congresswoman Karen Bass (CA-37). The bill takes bold steps in implementing policing reforms and holding police departments accountable while also providing a path for law enforcement to build back trust with the communities they serve.

Mar 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the U.S. Senate confirmed Miguel Cardona as Secretary of Education. Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) issued the following statement celebrating the confirmation:

Feb 26, 2021 Press Release

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Meets with Major Pharmacy Executives to Discuss Vaccine Equity

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Feb 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) endorsed the Equality Act, introduced by LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus Chair David Cicilline (RI-01). The bill prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in areas such as employment, education, housing, credit, the jury system, public accommodations and facilities, and federal funding.

Feb 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) endorsed the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021. The endorsement comes a day after CHC Members Sen. Bob Menendez and Immigration Taskforce Chair Rep. Linda Sánchez introduced the bill and as the Caucus looks to prioritize immigration reform during the 117th Congress.

Feb 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Immigration Taskforce Chair Linda Sánchez (CA-38) and CHC Member Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) introduced the bicameral U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021, President Biden’s bold, inclusive, and humane framework for the future of the United States immigration system. CHC Chairman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) and CHC Members Reps.

Feb 11, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today the Immigration and Citizenship Subcommittee within the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing highlighting the need for bold immigration reform. Following the hearing, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) released the statement below:

Feb 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—On January 20, 2021, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a memorandum setting forth interim enforcement priorities that went into effect on February 1, 2021.

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