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DREAM Now Letters Recap: The CHC Has To Stand With Migrant Youth, Not Against Us

July 30th, 2010 · 3 Comments

By Kyle de Beausset: Today marks the completion of the second week of the DREAM Now series. I am sorry I was not able to get a letter out on Wednesday.  Too much travel and not enough sleep led me to come down with a soar throat and a fever on Tuesday.  Thankfully, I’m starting [...]

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Tags: community organizing and activism · Congressional Hispanic Caucus · Congressman Joe Baca · Education · Government Accountability · Immigration · Rep. Henry Cuellar · Rep. Loretta Sanchez · Rep. Luis Gutierrez · Rep. Nydia Velazquez

Seneca: Latinos and The Federal Reserve

May 1st, 2010 · 7 Comments

The only other agency of the federal government where Latinos have not become commonly employed nor have an appointed presence on the governing boards besides the intelligence community is the Federal Reserve System and its myriad components. At the national level, the Fed’s Board of Governors has only seven members appointed by the president and [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Congressional Hispanic Caucus · Congressman Joe Baca · Economics · Government Accountability · Rep. Albio Sires · Rep. Charles A. Gonzalez · Rep. Ciro Rodriguez · Rep. Ed Pastor · Rep. Grace Napolitano · Rep. Henry Cuellar · Rep. John Salazar · Rep. Jose Serrano · Rep. Lincoln Diaz Balart · Rep. Linda Sanchez · Rep. Loretta Sanchez · Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard · Rep. Luis Gutierrez · Rep. Mario Diaz Balart · Rep. Nydia Velazquez · Rep. Raul Grijalva · Rep. Ruben Hinojosa · Rep. Silvestre Reyes · Rep. Solomon Ortiz · Rep. Xavier Becerra · Sen. Robert Menendez · Seneca

Latino Congressmen Take a Gamble with Health Care Reform

March 17th, 2010 · 11 Comments

Earlier today, I read about Texas Congressman Henry Cuellar and his indecision to support the health care reform bill. Representative Cuellar (D-Texas) is concerned about tort reform and the Stupak language. If you remember, the Stupak amendment in the house health care bill restricted a woman’s right to chose. Additionally, in regards to tort reform [...]

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Tags: Abortion rights · health care · Immigration · Rep. Henry Cuellar · Rep. Luis Gutierrez

Could Rep. Polis be an “Honorary Latino”?

July 21st, 2009 · 8 Comments

One issue I have become increasingly concerned about is immigrant detention. Last year I became more aware of the issue having read Edwidge Danticat’s Brother, I’m dying detailing the horrific treatment of her Haitian uncle in an immigrant detention facility in Miami. Then I watched the film, The Visitor, which addressed immigrant detention in NYC. [...]

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Tags: Ben Ray Lujan · Detention · Immigration · Rep. Henry Cuellar · Rep. Loretta Sanchez

Seneca: Latinos and the Current Ship of State

March 2nd, 2009 · 14 Comments

President Obama has entered office and confirmed that the nation faces its greatest economic challenge since the 1930′s Great Depression. The menacing economic syndrome of deflation is rearing its ugly head. Prices are collapsing in many markets not just in housing. The current crisis is increasingly characterized as becoming a wide-spread debacle: the consumer confidence [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Congressional Hispanic Caucus · Congressman Joe Baca · Economics · Education · LULAC · National Council of La Raza · Rep. Albio Sires · Rep. Charles A. Gonzalez · Rep. Ciro Rodriguez · Rep. Ed Pastor · Rep. Henry Cuellar · Rep. John Salazar · Rep. Jose Serrano · Rep. Linda Sanchez · Rep. Loretta Sanchez · Rep. Luis Gutierrez · Rep. Mario Diaz Balart · Rep. Nydia Velazquez · Rep. Raul Grijalva · Rep. Ruben Hinojosa · Rep. Xavier Becerra · Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis · Sen. Mel Martinez · Sen. Robert Menendez · Seneca · teen pregnancy

Will the Congressional Hispanic Caucus stand in solidarity with working Americans?

February 18th, 2009 · 15 Comments

Times are certainly tough, and while the President signed the stimulus bill into law yesterday, we certainly have an uphill battle to climb in terms of employment and holding onto existing jobs. However, some members of Congress still expect an automatic pay raise in 2010. HR 156, the Stop the Congressional Pay Raise Act introduced [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Congressional Hispanic Caucus · Economics · Government Accountability · Rep. Henry Cuellar · Rep. John Salazar