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Oct 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) led by Chairman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) sent a letter to the director of the United States Census Bureau, Dr.

Oct 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — This week, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) informed Chairman Joaquin Castro of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and Chairwoman Carolyn B.

Oct 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, October 21st, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairman Joaquin Castro will hold a press call with the American Civil Liberties Union’s (ACLU) lead litigator, Lee Gelernt, after a court filing revealed that families of 545 children separated from their parents by the Trump administration have still not been located.  Almost all of the parents were deporte

Oct 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to end the Census count:

Oct 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — TodayOctober 2nd, 2020, Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the follow statement on the President and First Lady contracting COVID-19:

Sep 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Tomorrow, September 30th, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus is hosting a virtual discussion on how COVID-19 is disproportionately harming Latino communities and what we can do to address these disparities.

Sep 26, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—TodaySeptember 26, 2020, Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) and House Judiciary Committee members traveled to Georgia to investigate the Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Irwin County Detention Center, where multiple immigrant women have all

Sep 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, September 24th, the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing Diversity in America: The Representation of People of Color in the Media examining the lack of diversity in the media, with a focus on the film industry.

Sep 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, September 24th, the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing at 2:30Pm ET on Diversity in America: The Representation of People of Color in the Media examining the lack of diversity in the media, with a focus on the film industry.

Sep 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — On Saturday, September 26, 2020, Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) members and members of the House Judiciary Committee will travel to Georgia to investigate Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Georgia, where multiple immigrant women have alleged hysterectomies and other medical procedures were perform

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Sep 14, 2015 In The News

Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus have requested data from the Department of Justice regarding Latinos and the police.

Representatives from the group asked the DOJ to release stats on the number of Latinos that have been killed as a result of police action.

Jul 30, 2015 In The News

Washington. EFE- Un grupo de congresistas demócratas de EE.UU. exigió hoy a los republicanos que “restauren” la histórica Ley del Derecho al Voto, de la que se cumplen 50 años, aprobando una legislación destinada a proteger los derechos civiles de las minorías en todos los estados del país.

Jul 28, 2015 In The News

MERCEDES, RGV – The Congressional Hispanic Caucus has welcomed a federal judge’s ruling that immigrant women and children should be released from the “substandard” and “deplorable” family detention centers they are housed in.

Jul 22, 2015 In The News

House GOP leaders have won over one of the most ardent immigration hardliners for a bill to defund “sanctuary cities” that shield illegal immigrants in a sign it won't face backlash from the right.

Jul 22, 2015 In The News

As Republican candidate Donald Trump goes to the U.S.-Mexican border on Thursday, the House of Representatives will have its own debate on immigration, as lawmakers take up a GOP plan that would restrict police funding for cities that don’t help the feds with illegal immigration.

“Elected officials are actively choosing not to follow immigration law,” said Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX).

Jul 22, 2015 In The News

Argumentando que las “ciudades santuario” son un refugio para criminales, la Cámara de Representantes, bajo control republicano, prepara para hoy jueves  el voto de una medida que eliminaría los fondos para jurisdicciones que se nieguen a colaborar con las autoridades de inmigración.

Jul 9, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON -- When Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-Calif.) was a child, he remembers walking through the grocery store with his mother as judgmental whispers were directed her way.

Jul 8, 2015 In The News

Donald Trump has declared that he will “win the Latino vote” in the 2016 presidential election, despite his declaration upon announcing his candidacy that Mexicans seeking immigration to the US were “rapists”.

Jul 8, 2015 In The News

A team of Congressional Democrats on Wednesday introduced a bill that would make community college free for two years and help cover the costs of a four-year degree at minority-serving institutions, pushing forward

Jul 2, 2015 In The News

Hace 20 años la proposición antiinmigrante 187 cambió la composición política de California con el voto latino, en 2012 la frase de “auto-deportación” le costó la presidencia al republicano Mitt Romney, ahora los demócratas esperan que sea Donald Trump, con sus comentarios antimexicanos, quien les ayude a mantener la Casa Blanca en 2016.

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