Two years since the Supreme Court gutted core protections in the Voting Rights Act in Shelby County v. Holder, states and localities throughout the country have passed sweeping laws that disproportionately suppress the voting rights of minorities. These laws have left voters without the protections they need to exercise their constitutional right to vote.
Washington, DC- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (D-CA), Chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, introduced legislation to recognize June as Immigrant Heritage Month along with 59 original cosponsors.
WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswomen Linda Sánchez (D-CA) and Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) today introduced the Wise Investment in our Children (WIC) Act.
Washington, DC- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez today introduced an amendment to H.R. 1890, the Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015, that would prohibit the U.S. from entering into trade deals with countries whose laws call for the imprisonment, torture, or even death penalty for the supposed "crime" of sexual orientation.
Washington, DC- Today, Rep. Linda Sánchez (CA-38) introduced the “Put School Counselors Where They’re Needed Act,” legislation that would provide funding for additional counselors in high schools with high dropout rates.
Cerritos, CA- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (D-CA) is calling on Walmart to do everything it can to accommodate the workers who were displaced following last week’s decision to close its Pico Rivera store: