Releases & Statements

February 10, 2017

SACRAMENTO, CA — California State Senator and Chair of the California Latino Legislative Caucus Ben Hueso (D-San Diego) released the following statement in response to the raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement across Southern California:

January 25, 2017

SACRAMENTO, CA -- California State Senator and California Latino Legislative Caucus Chair Ben Hueso (D-San Diego) issued the following statement in response to Executive Orders issued by President Donald Trump today on immigration and borders:

January 23, 2017

Sacramento, CA – State Senator Ben Hueso, Chair of the California Latino Legislative Caucus (CLLC) announced today that the State Senate has overwhelmingly approved Xavier Becerra’s appointment to serve as California’s next Attorney General.

December 05, 2016

Sacramento, CA – The California Latino Legislative Caucus (CLLC) announced today that State Senator Ben Hueso (D-Chula Vista) has been elected to serve as the caucus Chair for the 2017-18 legislative session.  Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) was elected as Vice-Chair.  The CLLC, comprised of a record high 27 State Legislators (5 Senators and 22 Assemblymembers), serves as a forum to develop avenues to empower the Latino community throughout California.

December 01, 2016

SACRAMENTO – The California Latino Legislative Caucus today issued the following statement on the appointment of U.S. Representative Xavier Becerra as the newest Attorney General for the State of California:

November 17, 2016

SACRAMENTO – Today, the California Latino Legislative Caucus issued the following statement on behalf of the Caucus regarding the threats made by President-Elect Trump on mass deportation of immigrants:

September 16, 2016

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Luis Alejo (D-Salinas), Chair of the California Latino Legislative Caucus, today praised the California State Supreme Court for elevating Jorge Navarrette to Court Administrator and Clerk of the Supreme Court, the first Latino to serve in that position.

July 18, 2016

SACRAMENTO – The California Community Colleges Board of Governors announced today that Eloy Ortiz Oakley, Superintendent-President Long of Beach City College, has been selected to serve as the next Chancellor of the California Community Colleges system. Assemblymember Luis A. Alejo (D-Salinas), Chair of the California Latino Legislative Caucus, issued the following statement:

June 27, 2016

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Luis Alejo (D-Salinas), Chair of the California Latino Legislative Caucus, announced today the budget Governor Jerry Brown just signed included several items that were priorities of the Caucus.

“The 22 members of the California Latino Legislative Caucus appreciate that Governor Brown shared many of the Caucus’ priorities,” Alejo said. “These are priorities that will help all Californians in one way or another, not just Latinos.”

June 23, 2016

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Luis Alejo (D-Salinas), Chair of the California Latino Legislative Caucus, issued the following statement today following today’s U.S. Supreme Court 4-4 deadlock that enjoins President Obama’s DAPA and DACA+ programs: