Chairman Xavier Becerra on One-Year Anniversary of Senate Immigration Reform Bill

April 16, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement marking one year since a bipartisan immigration reform bill was introduced in the Senate. In June 2013, the Senate passed the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act (S. 744) by a vote of 68 to […]

VIDEO: Chairman Xavier Becerra On The Reckless Republican Budget

April 10, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, spoke on the floor of the House against the reckless Republican budget: “I want to thank the Ranking Member on Budget for, first all the work that he has done over the years in trying to get America back on track when […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra On CHC Meeting With DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson

April 9, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus and a senior member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), released the following statement after meeting with the Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson: “I thank Secretary Johnson for a productive meeting concerning the Department of Homeland Security’s ongoing review of its […]

VIDEO: House Democrats Discuss Paycheck Fairness on Equal Pay Day

April 8, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus and Congressman Joe Crowley (NY-14), Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus were joined on Equal Pay Day by Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Congresswoman Donna F. Edwards (MD-04) and Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) to discuss the steps needed to make paycheck […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra On Senate Passage of Legislation to Renew Unemployment Insurance

April 7, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after the U.S. Senate passed legislation to renew long-term unemployment insurance for millions of American workers who lost their jobs through no fault of their own: “While the House of Representatives has failed to act for 100 […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra On Swearing-In Of SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet

April 7, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC– Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after witnessing the ceremonial swearing-in of Maria Contreras-Sweet as Administrator of the Small Business Administration: “As the newest member of the President’s cabinet, Maria Contreras-Sweet is the right person to help small businesses across America grow and thrive. […]

VIDEO: Chairman Xavier Becerra on House Republicans’ 52nd Attempt to Repeal and Undermine the Affordable Care Act

April 3, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, delivered the following remarks on the floor of the House before voting against legislation (H.R. 2575) marking the 52nd attempt to repeal and undermine the Affordable Care Act. Watch the video below: “First, the facts. Not the facts from this side of […]

VIDEO: House Democrats Discuss Robust Enrollment Of 7 Million Americans Thanks To The Affordable Care Act

April 2, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus and Congressman Joe Crowley (NY-14), Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus were joined by Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) to discuss the enrollment of 7 million Americans in the private insurance market thanks to the Affordable Care Act. Watch the video […]

VIDEO: House Democrats, Advocates Demand A Vote On Immigration Reform

March 26, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Members of the House Democratic Caucus were joined by immigration reform advocates to demand a vote to fix our broken immigration system. Watch the video below:

VIDEO: House Democrats Highlight The Importance Of Fixing Our Broken Immigration System

March 26, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus and Congressman Joe Crowley (NY-14), Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus were joined by Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27), Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus and Congressman Steven Horsford (NV-04) to discuss House Democrats’ efforts to force a vote […]