22 Jun '17, 1am

Hispanic caucus looks to VA secretary to end veteran deportation:

WASHINGTON — The Congressional Hispanic Caucus is reaching out to Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin for help to stop the deportation of veterans. Members of the caucus sent a request Monday to Shulkin to meet with them about ceasing veterans’ deportation and providing earned VA benefits to veterans who have already been deported. The request followed the caucus’ visit to Tijuana, Mexico, on June 3, where they met with veterans who told the lawmakers of their struggles being separated from their families and challenges accessing health care. “During this meeting, the veterans shared many of the challenges they faced when they were initially deported and separated from their families,” the lawmakers wrote in a letter. “One prominent issue they continue to face is access to health care.” Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, D-N.M., Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, R...

Full article: https://www.stripes.com/news/hispanic-caucus-looks-to-va-...

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