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The 38-Member Congressional Hispanic Caucus advocates for issues important to Latinos via the legislative process in Congress.
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“You are requesting another $3.6 bil to build the wall. How did the Department of Defense get into the business of funding a physical wall for what you all consider is a non-military emergency?”” - in on Trump’ FY2020 National Defense budget request
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Watch member in hearing on Trump’s FY2020 National Defense budget request ↓
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. 2nd Vice Chair & Women’s Task Force Chair spoke with experts and advocates on the harmful impacts of Trump’s family separation policy on children. It’s time to take a more just & humane approach to our immigration policies.
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Albio Sires 2h
Today at the hearing testified on the irresponsible cuts being made in the . Trump’s own official acknowledged that the president’s proposal could lead to people being forced out of Medicaid. See for yourself:
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A judge ruled that ORR cannot block women in federal custody from obtaining abortions. Hear the shocking testimony from Trump Official Scott Lloyd on how he grotesquely denied these women and girls their legal right to comprehensive health services.
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"The president's recent comments underscore the discrimination behind this change. This is another example of the admin using fear tactics to try to deter immigrants & families from accessing public services critical to their health & well-being." -Karianne Jones
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“Mexico remains the deadliest country for journalists - two have already been murdered this yr. We strongly support his request for asylum." Thank you & for standing up for asylum seekers like journalist Emilio Gutiérrez Soto.
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On top of huge backlogs, immigration courts do not have enough indigenous language interpreters. Asylum seekers like Sara have a legal right to come to the US & they deserve respect & dignity, not endless legal delays because of lack of interpreters.
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Rep. Sylvia Garcia 4h
The is a waste of taxpayer $ and inherently unAmerican, seeking to redirect a staggering $2.7 bil to detention beds & nearly $500 mil to hire additional ICE agents, and directly contributes to Trump’s extremist deportation agenda.
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“Send social workers to process asylum-seekers, not soldiers.” - McAllen Mayor Darling “It’s a misconception that the border is insecure. There is no Central American invasion. This is a manufactured crisis." – Brownsville Judge Trevino We don’t need this wasteful border wall.
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Ben Ray Lujan 7h
The Farmers Mutual Ditch provides 700+ people with essential water irrigation. Last Friday, I toured the ditch along Harper Hill to discuss how we can support these important resources and the community Read more about my visit ↓
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Rep. Jimmy Gomez 7h
The allows workers to collectively fight for: 💵 Fairer wages 📈 Economic mobility 🤝 Being treated with dignity in the workplace 🔒 Job stability Protecting these rights ensures workers can provide a better life for both themselves and their families.
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Congresswoman Lori Trahan 7h
: President Trump's proposed cuts to the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) would be devastating for all of New England. That's why the Delegation is standing united against this harmful proposal.
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Rep. Norma Torres 7h
Maria del Carmen Tun Cho's story has captured our hearts and inspired millions. I stand shoulder-to-shoulder with her in the fight for equal rights for women in Guatemala and across the world. Congratulations on this monumental triumph, Maria!
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Rep. Mike Levin 8h
Taking away protections for people with pre-existing conditions wasn’t enough for this Administration. Now they are trying wipe out ALL of the consumer protections under the law.
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Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard 8h
Happy birthday to my friend and fellow Californian ! It's an honor to fight alongside her each day to advance fair, just, and progressive policies .
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Rep. Nydia Velazquez 8h
Wishing a very happy birthday to . Our country, caucus and Congress are all stronger because of your leadership and commitment to America's working families & I'm honored to call you my friend.
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Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard 8h
Now the Trump Admin wants to destroy ALL of the Affordable Care Act. Think what that would mean: Health coverage for many families: GONE. Pre-existing condition protections: GONE. Medicaid expansion: GONE. We will keep fighting to defend the ACA.
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US Rep. Darren Soto 8h
Wishing a Happy Birthday to our fearless leader ! 🎉 Thank you for your tenacity to advance progress for all Americans and your invaluable service to our country.
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Rep. Salud Carbajal 9h
Preventing gun violence is personal for me—I lost my older sister to suicide with a firearm. Keeping guns out of the hands of people in crisis, & giving our law enforcement the right resources to address dangerous behaviors, can save lives.
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