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Jun 22, 2017

Hispanic Federation Statement on Senate Republican Health Care Bill

June 22, 2017 (New York, NY) – Hispanic Federation President José Calderón issued the following statement today on the Senate Republican’s alternative to the Affordable Care Act:
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Jun 1, 2017

Hispanic Federation Condemns President Trump’s Decision to Exit Paris Climate Accord

Hispanic Federation has issued the following statement from President José Calderón in reaction President Trump’s decision to exit the Paris Climate Accord.
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May 4, 2017

Hispanic Federation Statement on the House Vote to Repeal the Affordable Care Act

Hispanic Federation has issued the following statement today condemning the U.S. House of Representatives vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
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Apr 28, 2017

Hispanic Federation Statement on Trump's First 100 Days in Office

Today, Hispanic Federation President José Calderón issued the following statement on President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office:
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Apr 27, 2017

Hispanic Federation Statement on President Trump’s Tweets on Puerto Rico “Bailout”

Hispanic Federation issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s tweets on a “bailout” for Puerto Rico.
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Apr 27, 2017

Hispanic Federation Statement on President Trump’s Executive Order Regarding the Use of the Antiquities Act to Diminish Monuments, Parks and Public Lands

Hispanic Federation issued the following statement on President Trump’s executive order released yesterday, directing the Department of the Interior to potentially review 54 national monuments and parks designated under the Antiquities Act since 1996. The order allows the Secretary broad discretion to 'review' any national monument that the Secretary determines was expanded without 'adequate public outreach', regardless of the size of the expansion. This means that all 54 are at potential risk.
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Apr 26, 2017

Hispanic Federation Statement on the U.S. District Court Ruling on “Sanctuary Cities”

Hispanic Federation has issued the following statement in response to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling on “Sanctuary Cities.”
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Apr 24, 2017

Hispanic Federation Breaks Fundraising Record, Inspires Unity at Benefit Gala

Hispanic Federation (HF), the nation’s premier Latino nonprofit membership organization, tonight celebrated its 27th anniversary at the iconic American Museum of Natural History in the Milstein Hall of Ocean Life. The gala raised a record-breaking $2 million in support of Hispanic causes and honored individuals and organizations who are making a positive impact in their communities every day.
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Apr 7, 2017

Hispanic Federation Statement on the Confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the United State Supreme Court

Hispanic Federation has issued the following statement in response to the confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court.
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Apr 4, 2017

Hispanic Federation Statement on Puerto Rican Senate’s Move to Revoke Transgender Rights

Hispanic Federation has issued the following statement in response to the Puerto Rican Senate’s move to revoke transgender rights.
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Mar 8, 2017

HF Statement on GOP Bill to Replace the Affordable Care Act

Hispanic Federation has released the following statement in response to the American Health Care Act.
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Feb 22, 2017

Hispanic Federation Statement on President Trump’s Immigration Orders

Hispanic Federation has issued the following statement in response to Donald Trump’s immigration orders.
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Feb 21, 2017

Statement on the Inauguration of Dr. Frank Sánchez as President of Rhode Island College

Hispanic Federation joins the Rhode Island College community today in celebrating the inauguration of its tenth president, Dr. Frank Sánchez. Dr. Sánchez brings to RIC a deep well of experience in American universities as an administrator and educational leader. More importantly, however, his commitment to developing and supporting student success bodes well for RIC’s 12,000 students.
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Feb 17, 2017

Statement on New York City Council Speaker's State of the City

Hispanic Federation has released the following statement in response to New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito's State of the City address.
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Feb 6, 2017

Monica Gil Joins NBCUniversal Telemundo

The Hispanic Federation is delighted to learn that Monica Gil has joined NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises as its new Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs. She will oversee corporate communications, government and community relations, and key initiatives across Telemundo Enterprises business units.
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Feb 1, 2017

Statement on SCOTUS Nominee Neil Gorsuch

Hispanic Federation strongly opposes the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court of the United States. The Supreme Court is the ultimate arbiter of the United States Constitution. It's justices must guarantee every person equal protection under the law. We have serious reservations about Judge Gorsuch's ability to put aside partisan ideology to dispense justice.

Jan 27, 2017

Statement on Executive Order on Refugees

Hispanic Federation has issued the following statement in response to Donald Trump’s latest executive orders.
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Jan 25, 2017

Statement on President Trump’s Executive Actions

In response to a series of Executive Actions signed by President Donald Trump, Hispanic Federation has released the following statement:
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Jan 17, 2017

Statement on Commutation of Oscar Lopez-Rivera

We stand with the people of Puerto Rico and hundreds of civil rights organizations in thanking President Obama for commuting the sentence of Oscar Lopez-Rivera, the nation’s longest serving political prisoner. Mr. Lopez-Rivera has been in federal prison for nearly half his life, serving 35 years of a sentence that far exceeds the crime that he was charged with.
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Jan 3, 2017

Hispanic Federation Statement on Governor Cuomo’s Free Tuition Proposal for New York State Colleges

Hispanic Federation has issued the following statement in response to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposal for free SUNY and CUNY tuition.
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