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Jan 15, 2019

Hispanic Federation Statement on Census Citizenship Question Court Decision

Hispanic Federation commends federal court ruling striking down the Trump administration’s attempt to dilute the 2020 Census count.
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Jan 11, 2019

Hispanic Federation Condemns President Trump’s Reported Plan to Utilize Disaster Relief Funding for Border Wall

We denounce immoral and callous proposal that would strip funding from Americans rebuilding lives and communities.
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Jan 9, 2019

Hispanic Federation Condena el Discurso sobre el Muro Fronterizo del Presidente Trump

En su discurso en horario estelar a la nación anoche, el presidente Trump eligió una vez más usar su oficina para avivar las llamas de la xenofobia, el miedo y la división. Él ha desarrollado su carrera política basándose en una retórica antiinmigrante incendiaria y sin fundamentos, y esta noche se aseguró de tocar todos sus alarmistas éxitos favoritos.
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Jan 9, 2019

Hispanic Federation Condemns President Trump’s Border Wall Speech 

In his prime time address to the nation last night, President Trump chose yet again to use his office to fan the flames of xenophobia, fear and division. He has built his political career on spewing baseless and incendiary anti-immigrant rhetoric, and tonight he made sure to touch on all of his favorite scaremongering hits.
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Nov 30, 2018

Hispanic Federation Celebrates the Impact of Latino Vote Across the Country

José Calderón , president of Hispanic Federation, the nation’s premier Latino nonprofit membership organization, released today the following statement celebrating the impact of the Latino vote across the country.
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Nov 27, 2018

HF Statement on U.S. Government Firing Tear Gas at Migrants Seeking Asylum

Hispanic Federation President Jose Calderon issued the following statement in response to the U.S. government’s firing of tear gas at migrants seeking asylum at our southern border.
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Nov 13, 2018

HF Statement on the Passing of Latino Civil Rights Leader Antonio González

Hispanic Federation President José Calderón has issued the following statement on the passing of Antonio González.
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Oct 27, 2018

HF Statement on Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

Hispanic Federation President José Calderón has issued the following statement regarding today’s Pittsburgh synagogue shooting.
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Oct 25, 2018

Ford and Hispanic Federation Join Forces to Empower the Central Florida Community and Launch the Ford Driving Dreams Tour; Announced $400K in New Initiatives

Ford and the Hispanic Federation launched two programs in Orlando, Fl., this week through collaborative efforts to help uplift the growing Puerto Rican community in Central Florida. On Tuesday, Oct. 23, Ford and Hispanic Federation introduced the new Central Florida Empowerment Initiative, which will provide support services to the local community. The expanded collaboration between Ford and Hispanic Federation continued on Thursday, Oct. 25, with the start of the first Ford Driving Dreams Tour in Orlando. The new initiative and Ford Driving Dreams result in a $400,000 investment for Ford in support of the Latino community in Central Florida.
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Oct 24, 2018

HF Statement on the Migrant Caravan

Hispanic Federation President José Calderón has issued the following statement on the migrant caravan.
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Oct 24, 2018

Hispanic Federation Launches Coffee Development Initiative in Puerto Rico with $1 Million Lead Commitment

The Hispanic Federation, together with the Miranda Family, today announced the launch of a five-year initiative to revitalize Puerto Rico’s coffee sector.
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Oct 16, 2018

Leading Latino Nonprofits Gather in New York City to Address National Crisis of Immigrant Children and Family Separations

Today, Hispanic Federation (HF) and Alianza Americas hosted a critical forum at HF’s Las Americas Conference Center in Lower Manhattan to educate and inform key community, philanthropic and public stakeholders about the crisis immigrant children and families are facing as a result of the Trump administration’s cruel and inhumane family separation policies.
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Oct 7, 2018

HF Statement on Brett Kavanaugh’s Appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court

The Hispanic Federation’s President Jose Calderon issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Senate confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.
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Oct 3, 2018

Leading Latino Nonprofits Gather in DC to Address National Crisis of Immigrant Children and Family Separations

Today, Hispanic Federation, Alianza Americas, the Labor Council on Latin American Advancement (LCLAA) and CARECEN DC hosted a critical forum at George Washington University in Washington DC to help educate and inform key community, philanthropic and public stakeholders about the state of crisis immigrant children and families are facing due to the family separation policies being carried out by the Trump Administration and anti-immigrant forces across the country.
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Sep 26, 2018

HF Statement on Proposed Changes to the Public Charge Rule

Hispanic Federation President José Calderón has issued the following statement on Trump’s administration proposed changes to the “public charge” rule.
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Sep 18, 2018

Take Action For Puerto Rico! Coalition Launches to Bring Together Leading Organizations to Demand Adequate Response for Puerto Rico

More than 200 coalition members from around the country will engage communities on Hurricane Maria recovery efforts, heath care equity, climate change preparedness, economic redevelopment; new toolkit now available to coordinate activities.
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Sep 13, 2018

HF Statement on Trump’s Denial of Death Toll in Puerto Rico

Hispanic Federation President José Calderón has issued the following statement on Trump’s denial of death toll in Puerto Rico.
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Aug 30, 2018

HF Statement on Trump’s Response to Revised Death Toll from Hurricane Maria

Hispanic Federation President José Calderón has issued the following statement on Trump’s Response to Revised Death Toll from Hurricane Maria.
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Aug 26, 2018

HF Statement on the Passing of Senator John McCain

Hispanic Federation President José Calderón has issued the following statement on the passing of Senator John McCain.
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Aug 14, 2018

Results of 2018 Survey of Latino Voters in the State of Florida Announced

Survey shows attitude of Latino voters are split on the Nelson/Scott race, are unified on re-building Puerto Rico as an important issue for elected officials, and Puerto Ricans in particular harshly criticizing Trump for not doing enough.
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