Releases & Statements

February 15, 2019

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, the Chair of the California Latino Legislative Caucus, Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), issued the following statement on behalf of the Caucus on President Trump’s using an emergency declaration in an attempt to build a border wall:

 

February 11, 2019

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, the Chair of the California Latino Legislative Caucus, Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), issued the following statement on behalf of the Caucus on Governor Gavin Newsom’s general order moving California National Guard personnel from the border & redeploying them to focus on the actual threats California faces, not the White House’s manufactured crisis:

 

February 01, 2019

SACRAMENTO – California Latino Legislative Caucus Chair, Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) yesterday joined Governor Gavin Newsom as they discussed efforts to provide relief and humanitarian aid to asylum seekers at the U.S./Mexico border. Governor Newsom called for $25 million in funding to aid local nonprofits and community organizations that serve asylum-seeking migrant families.

 

February 05, 2019

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, the Chair of the California Latino Legislative Caucus, Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), issued the following statement on behalf of the Caucus on California Attorney General Xavier Becerra delivering the Spanish-language response to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address:

 

January 15, 2019

SACRAMENTO – On behalf of the California Latino Legislative Caucus, Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), Chairwoman of the Caucus, issued the following statement in response to today’s ruling by United States District Court Judge Jesse Furman vacating the Trump Administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census.

 

January 14, 2019
SACRAMENTO – On behalf of the California Latino Legislative Caucus, Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), Chairwoman of the Caucus, issued the following statement in support of the United Teachers Los Angeles’ (UTLA) decision to strike:
 
January 08, 2019

SACRAMENTO – On behalf of the California Latino Legislative Caucus, Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), Chair of the Caucus, issued the following statement on yesterday’s historic inauguration day in California:

 

January 04, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Members of the California Latino Legislative Caucus yesterday (1/3) toured migrant shelters on both sides of the U.S./Mexico border. After getting a first-hand look at the desperate conditions, Caucus Chair, Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) and Vice Chair, Senator Maria Elena Durazo (D-Los Angeles) joined their fellow Caucus members in demanding a more permanent plan instead of what appears to be the new normal: An exasperating policy by the federal government that exploits human tragedy on both sides of the border. 

 

December 03, 2018

For First Time in History, Two Latina Legislators Will Lead Caucus

A Record 15 of 29 Latino Legislative Caucus Legislators are Women

 

August 16, 2018

SACRAMENTOThe leadership of the California State Legislature today applauded a decision handed down by the California State Supreme Court in the case of BIANKA M v. SUPERIOR COURT OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY. The ruling reversed a judgment by the Court of Appeal and lower courts in the case of a 10-year old Honduran girl who sought to be reunited under Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) with her mother, who had previously moved to the United States.