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Aug 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) led by Chairman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) is calling on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to update their “Diversity in Media” reporter. In a letter to Commissioners Dhillon, Lipnic, and Burrows, CHC members urged the EEOC to update their report for the first time in 16 years.

Aug 14, 2020 Press Release

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) issued the following statement on GAO’s decision confirming President Trump’s top DHS appointments were illegal:

Aug 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Twenty-one members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) led by Chairman Joaquin Castro are calling on the Government Accountability Office (GOA) investigate the connection between the spread of COVID-19 infections in meatpacking facilities across the country and the workplace standards that are being set by the federal government.

Aug 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Twenty-two members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) led by Chairman Joaquin Castro are urgently requesting a meeting with the Department of Labor and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on COVID-19 in meatpacking facilities.

Aug 4, 2020 Press Release

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement on the Census Bureau stopping field data collection early.

Aug 3, 2020 Press Release

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement to mark the one-year anniversary of the El Paso shooting, the deadliest act of anti-Latino violence in modern history.

 

Jul 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Chairs of the Congressional Tri-Caucus—composed of Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) Chair Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chair Rep.

Jul 27, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2420, the National Museum of the American Latino Act, led by co-sponsors Rep. José E. Serrano (D-NY-15), Rep.

Jul 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus led by Chairman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) held a call with Hilton executives about the detention of migrant children in their hotels. After the call, Chairman Castro released the following statement:

Jul 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Seventy-eight House Democrats and Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) led by Chairman Joaquin Castro are asking the House and Senate Leadership to enact an emergency supplemental funding bill further responding to the COVID-19 pandemic before the end of July, including sufficient funding for U.S.

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Jan 14, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shunning a White House veto threat and opposition within their own party, House Republicans approved legislation Wednesday to overturn President Barack Obama's key immigration policies and expose hundreds of thousands of younger immigrants to expulsion from the U.S.

Dec 6, 2013 In The News

The caucus for Latino members of the U.S. House has added its name to the long list of supporters of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act amid a push for a House vote on the bill.

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus voted Wednesday to endorse the legislation, which would prohibit anti-LGBT bias in the workforce, as a result of a resolution proposed by Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-Calif.).

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