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Aug 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Yesterday, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) sent a letter to United States Department of Defense (DoD) Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III recommending Hispanic servicemembers for the renaming of Fort Hood and Fort Bragg.

Aug 9, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Senate Democrats released the FY2022 Budget Resolution text, which includes instructions for immigration reform provisions. Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Dr. Raul Ruiz, M.D.

Aug 3, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Raul Ruiz, M.D. issued the following statement on the second anniversary of the mass shooting at the Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso, Texas:

Aug 2, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—President Biden has nominated Julissa Reynoso for U.S. Ambassador to Spain.

Aug 2, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Raul Ruiz, M.D. is calling on the Biden Administration to use all of its available resources to extend the eviction moratorium:

Jul 30, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) has endorsed H.Res 534, a pro-democracy resolution in support of the thousands of Cuban citizens in their pursuit of liberty and basic human rights.

Jul 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Yesterday, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus met virtually with U.S. Department of Education Secretary Miguel Cardona to advocate for Hispanic students. Following the meeting, CHC Chair Dr. Raul Ruiz released the following statement:

Jul 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) has endorsed a slate of environmental justice bills aimed at promoting energy and climate resiliency and protecting communities disproportionately affected by pollution and climate change. The endorsements were shepherded by CHC Climate Change Taskforce Chair Congresswoman Nanette Barragán (CA-44).

Jul 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Last week, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), and Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) sent a letter to U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Isabella Guzman urging her to assist businesses that have had their Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) grants rescinded.

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Jan 12, 2016 In The News

Tensions between liberal Democrats and President Obama are bubbling up as the president heads to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to deliver his final State of the Union address to a restless ­Congress.

Jan 12, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's (basically nonexistent) comments on immigration during his final State of the Union address left out at least one big item: controversial deportation raids on families that are inflaming tensions between the White House and Democrats.

Jan 12, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON -- When President Barack Obama comes to Congress on Tuesdayfor the State of the Union, he'll be facing a bit of insurrection within his own party.

Jan 12, 2016 In The News

The escalating tensions between Democrats and the Obama administration over its deportation raids targeting Central American immigrants burst into public view on Tuesday, with more than 140 House members blasting the roundups and the White House dispatching a top official to Capitol Hill in a vain effort to quell the furor.

Jan 12, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal immigration raids have wrenched open new divides between President Barack Obama and his Democratic allies, including the woman who hopes to replace him, Hillary Clinton.

Jan 12, 2016 In The News

Democratic furor over the Obama administration’s immigration raids erupted Tuesday when a senior White House official was summoned to the Capitol to meet with angry lawmakers and a top Senate Democrat pressed Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson to pause the controversial operations.

 

Jan 12, 2016 In The News

The Obama administration is turning to the United Nations to help screen migran

Jan 12, 2016 In The News

Congressional Democrats continue to tangle with the Obama administration over a series of immigration raids carried out over the holidays as President Obama prepared for his final State of the Union address to Congress.

Jan 9, 2016 In The News

President Obama had long endured the “deporter-in-chief” label, shedding it only in 2014 when he used executive action to stop the removal of millions of otherwise law-abiding immigrants in the U.S. illegally.

Jan 8, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON/CHICAGO, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Democrats in the U.S. Congress, outraged over the Obama administration's pursuit of Central American migrant families for deportation, on Friday called for a halt and new protections for undocumented people from three crime-infested countries.

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