Press Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement marking the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month, which is celebrated nationally from September 15th until October 15th:

“It is an honor to represent a region with such a proud Hispanic presence where so many Latinos are in elected office and leading our businesses and communities,” Rep. Peters said. “As we celebrate Hispanic heritage and the achievements of the Hispanic community over the next month, it is important to remember that there is more to be done to fix our broken immigration system and improve opportunity by ensuring a high-quality, affordable education for every child.”

Rep. Peters also recorded a video greeting to mark the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month. Watch the video HERE, or click the image below.