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CHCI's Summer Congressional Interns Converge on DC for Orientation Week

CHCI welcomed the arrival of its summer congressional internship class on Monday, June 6, 2011. Thirty-two undergraduate students traveled from 20 states and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico to take part in the nationally recognized and award-winning CHCI Congressional Internship Program (CIP).

The CIP works to expose talented young Latinos to the inner-workings of Congress, while preparing them to become part of the workforce pipeline to staff positions in Congress, where Latinos continue to be vastly underrepresented. According to the 2010 Census Report, the Hispanic American population

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