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Sep 16, 2021

Mientras los senadores renuevan sus esfuerzos por incluir la ayuda migratoria en la reconciliación presupuestaria, Hispanic Federation lanza su coalición nacional de asistencia legal

Hispanic Federation (HF) lanzó hoy la coalición llamada Caminos de Esperanza, una iniciativa de un millón de dólares que brindará apoyo directo a once organizaciones en todo el país a fin de satisfacer la creciente demanda de asistencia legal.
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Sep 16, 2021

As Senators Renew Push for Immigration Relief via Budget Reconciliation, Hispanic Federation Launches National Legal Aid Coalition

Hispanic Federation (HF) today launched Caminos de Esperanza, a $1 million initiative that will directly support eleven non-profit immigration organizations across the country to meet the escalating demand for legal aid.
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Sep 13, 2021

Latinos For A Better Future Launches to Ensure Passage of Latino Priorities in the Build Back Better Agenda

Today, the Hispanic Federation, Latino Victory Project, UnidosUS Action Fund, Mi Familia Vota, Green Latinos, and the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators launch Latinos For A Better Future, an initiative dedicated to ensure passage of Build Back Better and the inclusion of key Latino priorities.
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Sep 11, 2021

Hispanic Federation Statement on the 20th Anniversary of the 9/11 Attacks

Today is a somber anniversary for America. Twenty years ago, on a crisp September day, terrorists attacked the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and attempted to strike the Capitol. The attacks claimed nearly 3,000 lives, injured tens of thousands, and left deep traumas – both physical and emotional –that will last lifetimes.
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Sep 8, 2021

Hispanic Federation Proudly Joins LatinoJustice in Amicus Brief Asking Supreme Court for Parity in Benefits

Yesterday, LatinoJustice PRLDEF (“LatinoJustice”) and Kasowitz Benson Torres (“Kasowitz”) submitted an amicus “friend of the court” brief to the United States Supreme Court in the Puerto Rico equal protection case, United States v. Vaello-Madero., which specifically focuses on Puerto Rico.
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Sep 3, 2021

Increase in Federal Food Stamp Program Is Overdue

Hispanic Federation, the Coalition for Food Security Puerto Rico, and several ally organizations urge Congress to end discrimination against Puerto Rico and the territories when providing federal nutrition assistance for low-income families.
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Sep 1, 2021

Hispanic Americans and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Insights from Community Research

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on Hispanic Americans, exacerbating social inequalities and diminishing their ability to access food, shelter and healthcare.
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Aug 26, 2021

Hispanic Federation and Southern Coalition for Social Justice Announce Multi-State Bilingual Redistricting Academy

Today the Hispanic Federation (HF) and the Southern Coalition for Social Justice (SCSJ) announced the first-ever bilingual Redistricting Academy, empowering Latino communities to advocate for district maps that reflect the diversity of their population.
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Aug 25, 2021

Hispanic Federation Condemns Supreme Court Ruling Requiring Biden Administration to Reinstate Trump’s Remain in Mexico Policy

Hispanic Federation President and CEO Frankie Miranda condemned yesterday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling mandating the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) comply with a lower court decision to reinstate the Trump administration’s Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), known as the 'Remain in Mexico' policy.
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Aug 13, 2021

Hispanic Federation Statement on Census Bureau's Release of Demographic Data

In response to the U.S. Census Bureau’s release of demographic data from the 2020 census, Hispanic Federation, the nation's premier Latino nonprofit membership organization, released the following statement from President Frankie Miranda.
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Aug 13, 2021

Hispanic Federation and Leading Latinx Serving Groups Call on Congress and Biden Administration to Enact Bold Comprehensive Infrastructure Package That Invests in All Americans

A coalition of Latinx organizations address open letter to Congress and President Biden, urging them to increase federal investment in elements of infrastructure that center equity and directly impact communities of color, low-income, and other frontline communities.
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Aug 4, 2021

El presidente y CEO de Hispanic Federation, Frankie Miranda, se reúne con el presidente Joe Biden y la vicepresidenta Kamala Harris en la Casa Blanca.

El presidente y CEO de Hispanic Federation, Frankie Miranda, se reunió hoy en la Casa Blanca con el presidente Joe Biden y la vicepresidenta Kamala Harris, junto con otros 11 líderes latinos nacionales para discutir los problemas principales que afectan a la comunidad latina.
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Aug 4, 2021

Hispanic Federation President & CEO Frankie Miranda Meets with President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris at the White House

Hispanic Federation President and CEO Frankie Miranda met with President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris today at the White House, along with 11 other national Latino leaders to discuss key issues impacting the Latino community.
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Aug 3, 2021

Remembering the Victims of the 2019 El Paso Walmart Massacre by Standing Against Violence Directed Towards Latinos

As we remember the massacre that took place at an El Paso Walmart store on August 3, 2019, we must continue to combat hateful rhetoric against immigrants and Latinos. We must mourn the 23 lives violently taken on that day and honor survivors by demanding an end to the violence fueled by racism, xenophobia, and falsehoods, and by stopping the spread of hate across the nation.
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Jul 29, 2021

Hispanic Federation Working with Google To Empower Small Businesses and Artists in Washington Heights

Hispanic Federation (HF) today launched the Northern Manhattan Business Assistance Program, funded by Google.org, Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA) and the Miranda Family Fund, to drive recovery, spur innovation, and raise the profile of artists and small businesses in Washington Heights.
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Jul 23, 2021

Hispanic Federation Welcomes Inaugural Meeting of Biden White House Working Group on Puerto Rico

On Tuesday, the Biden administration held the inaugural meeting of its “White House Working Group on Puerto Rico,” a welcome and much-needed development to ensure interagency coordination of the resources and technical assistance the island urgently requires to finally achieve a just recovery.
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Jul 16, 2021

Hispanic Federation Condemns Judge Hanen’s Ruling on DACA, Calls on Congress to Provide Pathway to Citizenship for Dreamers and Other Undocumented Immigrants

Hispanic Federation condemns the ruling released today by the U.S. District Court Judge Andrew Hanen blocking the approval of any new applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which has helped more than 640,000 undocumented people who came to the U.S. as children live, work, and study in the country lawfully.
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Jul 15, 2021

Hispanic Federation Applauds Bipartisan Legislation to Temporarily Extend Medicaid Funding to Puerto Rico and U.S. Territories

Hispanic Federation applauds the new bipartisan agreement to extend increased federal funding and Federal Medical Assistance Percentages (FMAP) levels for another five years for Puerto Rico and eight years for other U.S. territories.
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Jul 15, 2021

Groups: “Biden Needs to End Child Detention at Fort Bliss Now”

Today, Hispanic Federation along with Earthjustice, Alianza Nacional de Campesinas, GreenLatinos, and the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement, joined the growing calls for the closure of the migrant child detention center located at the Fort Bliss Army Base in El Paso, Texas, due to flagrant environmental contamination in the area.
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Jul 1, 2021

Supreme Court Decision Weakens Voting Rights and Opens Door for Greater Disenfranchisement of Latino, Native, and Black Voters

The Supreme Court’s decision today is a disappointing development that continues to validate attempts to strip away the legal protections that safeguard against voter discrimination.
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