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Oct 6, 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Artist for Puerto Rico Unveil “Almost Like Praying”

All-star single written and recorded to benefit hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico with all proceeds benefiting the Hispanic Federation’s Unidos Disaster Relief Fund.
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Oct 3, 2017

Immigrant Rights Organizations Unite on Capitol Hill to Advocate for Communities of Color, Common Goals & Legislative Priorities

Hispanic Federation, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), and the Immigrants: We Get The Job Done Coalition today hosted a policy luncheon bringing together over 300 advocates representing over 50 advocacy organizations.
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Oct 1, 2017

HF Statement on Trump’s Response to the Humanitarian Crisis in Puerto Rico

José Calderón, President of Hispanic Federation, issued the following statement regarding Trump’s response to the recovery and relief efforts in Puerto Rico: “President Trump continues to reach new lows. As Puerto Ricans of every political persuasion have united to rebuild their devastated island, the President has taken aim at San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz for asking the federal relief efforts to move more quickly and efficiently."
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Sep 26, 2017

Hispanic Federation's Statement on Trump's Third Travel Ban

José Calderón, President of Hispanic Federation, issued a statement regarding President Donald Trump’s third attempt to restrict travel to the United States from certain countries..
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Sep 21, 2017

"Unidos": A Hurricane Relief Fund for Hurricane Maria Victims in Puerto Rico

HF and Coalition of Community Organizations & Elected Officials Launch “Unidos”: A Hurricane Relief Fund for Hurricane Maria Victims in Puerto Rico A coalition of New York City civic leaders including Mayor Bill DeBlasio, U.S. Congress Members Nydia Velázquez and Adriano Espaillat, and New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito have joined the Hispanic Federation and its partnering community based organizations to launch “Unidos” (United), a hurricane relief fund to help those impacted by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.
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Sep 5, 2017

Hispanic Federation Statement On President Donald Trump's Decision to Revoke DACA

Hispanic Federation President José Calderón issued the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s decision to revoke the DACA program...
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Aug 30, 2017

HF VP of External Affairs

Hispanic Federation President José Calderón announced today that Mónica Tavares has joined the organization as its new Vice President of External Affairs
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Aug 30, 2017

Hispanic Federation Statement on the March to #DefendDACA

Hispanic Federation President José Calderón has issued the following statement on today’s March to #DefendDACA.
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Aug 30, 2017

Hispanic Federation Welcomes Mónica Tavares as Vice President of External Affairs

Hispanic Federation President José Calderón announced today that Mónica Tavares has joined the organization as its new Vice President of External Affairs.
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Aug 25, 2017

Statement on President Trump's Pardon of Joe Arpaio

Hispanic Federation has issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s decision to pardon Joe Arpaio.
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Aug 16, 2017

Hispanic Federation Statement on President Trump’s Latest Charlottesville Remarks

Yesterday, once again, President Trump sought to draw an equivalency between the actions of neo-Nazis and white supremacists with those of counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia. The President’s statements were incorrect, insulting and vile, and should trouble and terrify every American of good conscience.
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Aug 14, 2017

Statement on Violence in Charlottesville

Today, the Hispanic Federation issued the following statement in response to the violence perpetrated by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia this weekend:

Aug 3, 2017

Hispanic Federation Statement Condemning the RAISE Act

Hispanic Federation issued the following statement in response to President Trump's endorsement of the RAISE Act, a bill which would move the United States away from a family-based system toward a "merit-based immigration system," and cut legal immigration by 50 percent.
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Jul 25, 2017

Statement on the Senate Vote to Begin Debating the Repeal of the Affordable Care Act

Hispanic Federation issued the following statement today from its President José Calderón regarding the Senate procedural vote to move ahead and debate legislation regarding the Affordable Care Act.
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Jul 15, 2017

Statement on the Senate Republicans’ New Healthcare Bill

The Hispanic Federation issued the following statement today from its President José Calderón regarding the latest version of the Senate Republican’s health care bill (H.R. 1628):
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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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