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Washington, D.C. – On Monday, the Trump administration ended the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for nearly 200,000 Salvadorans, which will force them to leave the United States by September 2019 or face deportation. In response, Maria Teresa Kumar, Voto Latino President and CEO, issued the following statement: “The 200,000 Salvadorans for whom TPS is […]
Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, the Senate passed an emergency spending bill by a 66-32 vote to fund the government through January 19. The bill did not include the Dream Act or funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). In response, Maria Teresa Kumar, Voto Latino President and CEO, issued the following statement: “Today’s […]
Washington, D.C. – Pacific Gas and Electric Company announced it deployed a team of 11 PG&E emergency-management experts and field personnel to Puerto Rico as part of a large group of mainland energy companies that will assist with mutual-aid efforts to repair infrastructure destroyed by Hurricane Maria and restore electric service to island residents. […]
Austin, TX — Today a gunman opened fire inside a small church in Southerland, Texas. At least 26 people have been killed, making this the deadliest shooting in Texas history. In response, Maria Teresa Kumar, Voto Latino President and CEO, issued the following response: “As we closed our annual conference with nearly 500 participants and […]