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Dec 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — TodayDecember 22, 2020, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Joaquin Castro (TX-20) and Chair-elect Raul Ruiz (CA-36) released the following joint statement on the nomination of Dr. Miguel Cardona for U.S. Secretary of Education:

Dec 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — TodayDecember 21st, 2020, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement on the inclusion of the National Museum of the American Latino in the spending bill:

Dec 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — TodayDecember 21st, 2020, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement on COVID-19 relief:

Dec 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — TodayDecember 8, 2020, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) announced the CHC’s new leadership for the 117th Congress:

Dec 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — TodayDecember 6, 2020, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement on the nomination of Attorney General Xavier Becerra to lead the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services:

Dec 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — TodayDecember 3, 2020, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairman Joaquin Castro released the following statement on CHC meeting with the Biden-Harris transition team:

Nov 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — TodayNovember 24, 2020, Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairman Joaquin Castro and democratic lawmakers sent a letter to Chad F. Wolf to express grave concerns for the neglect of children detained at the U.S.

Nov 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — TodayNovember 23, 2020, Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement on President-Elect Biden’s nomination of Alejandro Mayorkas for Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS):

Nov 7, 2020 Press Release

SAN ANTONIO, TX — TodayNovember 7, 2020, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement on the election of President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris:

Oct 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) led by Chairman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) sent a letter to Acting Secretary Wolf and Senior Official Performing the Duties of the ICE Director Pham urging the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) to suspend implementation of expanded expedited removal (ER).

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Oct 21, 2015 In The News

The average U.S. Latino worker is earning less compared to non-Hispanic whites. According to a report by the Joint Economic Committee (JEC) and Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), Latinos are behind the majority white population on several important economic factors, such as employment and income.

Oct 21, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC -- Among today's Latino population, there are signs of untapped potential as well as progress.

Three-quarters of those born in the U.S. have high school degrees compared to only half for foreign-born Hispanics, and Latinos are enrolling in college in greater numbers than any other group.

Sep 30, 2015 In The News

A coalition of national Latino organizations is campaigning to expand pension access for more millions of Latinos working on their retirement plan, and Latino lawmakers are helping engage the debate.

Sep 30, 2015 In The News

A coalition of national Latino organizations is campaigning to expand pension access for more millions of Latinos working on their retirement plan, and Latino lawmakers are helping engage the debate.

Sep 24, 2015 In The News

Washington.- En un histórico discurso ante el Congreso, el Papa Francisco urgió este jueves una solución “humana” al problema de los inmigrantes indocumentados en EEUU, ante el mismo Legislativo que durante años les ha negado una reforma migratoria.

Sep 23, 2015 In The News

Varios congresistas latinos expresaron hoy su deseo de que la visita del papa Francisco a Washington, y su discurso de este jueves ante el pleno del Congreso, reactive el debate migratorio en el país y también sirva para abordar los retos que enfrenta el mundo por el

Sep 22, 2015 In The News

The arrival of Pope Francis in Washington this week marks a momentous — and deeply personal — occasion for Latino Catholics, who have seen the influence of the first Latino pope extend far beyond members of the church.

“In general, he’s moving the public in such a way that he’ll get his way on a number of issues,” said Rep. Jose Serrano (D-N.Y.), who is Catholic.

Sep 19, 2015 In The News

Every lawmaker on Capitol Hill has a cause that could use a boost from a powerful person’s endorsement — and next week there won’t be a more influential seal of approval than one from Pope Francis.

Sep 17, 2015 In The News

Un grupo de congresistas hispanos de EE.UU. advirtió hoy a los 54 millones de latinos que viven en el país de que, "si no votan, no tienen voz", y, por ello, les invitó a inscribirse en el registro electoral y a solicitar la ciudadanía estadounidense para ejercer su derecho al voto.

Sep 17, 2015 In The News

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) held a press conference Thursday morning and urged the Latino community to get involved in the Democratic process.

The news conference was held on Capitol Hill amid Hispanic Heritage Month, which began on Sept. 15 runs through Oct. 15.

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