Paul Ryan

Rep. Luis Gutierrez Blames House GOP for Blocking Paul Ryan's Immigration Stance

Despite previously supporting the call for immigration reform, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., will reportedly not allow votes for such reform legislation during the remaining tenure of Barack Obama’s presidency if he is elected House Speaker, .
Linda Sanchez

US Latinos Underrepresented, Earn Less in High-Paying Industries

The average U.S. Latino worker is earning less compared to non-Hispanic whites, according to a new report by the Joint Economic Committee and Congressional Hispanic Caucus.
Social Security

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Members Call for Better Social Security, Retirement Plans

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.
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Rep. Luis Gutierrez Bill Allows Undocumented Immigrants to Access Obamacare

Pope Francis’ historic visit to the U.S., including his address to Congress, appears to have resonated with Latino congressional lawmakers. Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., introduced the Exchange Inclusion for a Healthy America Act, which provides people access to the Affordable Care Act, regardless of an individual's immigration status.
John Boehner

Boehner Resigning From Congress: Lawmakers, Advocates Call for Immigration Reform Vote

House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner, representative for Ohio’s 8th Congressional District, announced his resignation from the Congress, and calls for immigration reform have further increased.
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Congressional Hispanic Caucus: Pope Francis Visit 'Critically Needed' in Congress

Latinos from all walks of life are observing Pope Francis’ U.S. visit, including the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, a coalition of Latino lawmakers who anticipate his address to Congress scheduled on Thursday.
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Linda Sánchez

Op-Ed: Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Linda Sanchez on the Work of Congress this Fall

Congress is back and we've got a lot of thorny issues coming up this fall. One recent headline from a DC newspaper was "Congress faces fall from hell." Sounds fun, right?
Linda Sanchez

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Linda Sánchez: Iran Nuclear Deal Is 'Best Option'

U.S Rep. Linda Sánchez, D-Calif., announced her support of the Iran nuclear deal and opposition to efforts challenging the agreement. Sánchez, chairperson of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, said the nuclear agreement is the best option to stop Iran from developing a nuclear bomb.
Bob Menendez

Sen. Bob Menendez Releases Corporate Diversity Survey, Says Latinos 'Grossly Underrepresented'

In an effort to expand diversity, U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., released his report about corporate America's diversity. "We all deserve a seat at the table," wrote Menendez.
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Congressional Hispanic Caucus React to Fifth Circuit Court's 'Huge Blow' on Latino Community

President Barack Obama and the U.S. Department of Justice encountered a setback in lifting the temporary injunction on his immigration executive actions, and Latino congressional lawmakers are disappointed with the "huge blow" delivered to the Latino community.
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Congressional Hispanic Caucus Working on New Reform Bill

As the debate on immigration reform rages on, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus is working on another alternate proposal that, if finalized, could be discussed on Capitol Hill this year.
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Says Immigration Reform is Coming

Latino Legislators To Immigrants, GOP: Get Ready, Immigration Reform Is Coming

Despite a GOP-controlled Congress seeking to undo President Obama's new immigration executive programs, Latino legislators this week assured immigrants that may qualify for those programs that they would indeed come to fruition, and they should get ready.
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President Barack Obama, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Discuss Immigration Crisis, Opposition to Cornyn-Cuellar Immigration Bill

President Barack Obama met with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus to discuss the immigration system and crisis on the southern border of the U.S. on Wednesday.
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