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.
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.
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.
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:
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Meets with Major Pharmacy Executives to Discuss Vaccine Equity
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.
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.
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.
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:
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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Congresistas demócratas pidieron este jueves el Gobierno de Barack Obama que ponga fin a las redadas de inmigración para acelerar las deportaciones de centroamericanos hasta que se encuentre una manera más humana.
LOS ANGELES — White House officials hope the decision to launch scores of immigration raids targeting Central American immigrants will act as a deterrent against a new wave of mass migration by women and children fleeing violence in the region.
The Obama administration’s latest push to deport hundreds of Central American immigrants who illegally entered the country last year has enraged many congressional Democrats and immigrant advocates and raises the intriguing question of whether President Obama is embracing some harsher Donald Trump-style tactics.
WASHINGTON.– La presidenta del Caucus Hispano del Congreso (CHC, en inglés), la demócrata Linda Sánchez, rompió este miércoles su silencio y condenó las redadas de la Oficina de Inmigración y Aduanas (ICE), e instó al Legislativo a buscar soluciones alternativas a la crisis de los inmigrantes centroamericanos en la frontera sur.
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus has lambasted the round-up of 121 undocumented immigrants this past weekend.
A handful of families picked up in New Year's weekend immigration arrests and who were being readied for removal from the country now have their deportations on hold.
Law360, New York (December 14, 2015, 6:35 PM ET) -- Members of Congress’ Hispanic caucus accused their fellow lawmakers Friday of blocking the confirmation of four Latino federal judicial nominees, saying Republicans have delayed a vote on placing presidential picks on the bench in New Jersey, Georgia, the Court of Federal Claims and the Third Circuit.
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), comprising of House and Senate Latino Democrats, has called on Senate Republicans to expedite the confirmation votes for four Latino judicial nominees.
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus in Washington on Friday called on Republican U.S. senators, including Johnny Isakson and David Perdue of Georgia, to stop blocking the nominations of four federal judicial nominees, including DeKalb County State Court Judge Dax Lopez.
A total of 19 U.S. Latino lawmakers sent a letter to Republican presidential hopeful - and Florida senator - Marco Rubio asking him to stop blocking confirmation of the assistant secretary of state for the Western Hemisphere, Roberta Jacobson, as ambassador to Mexico, congressional officials reported Monday.