Race and Ethnicity Caucus Law and Legal Definition

Race and ethnicity caucus refer to a special interest caucus created by the members of Congress who wishes to pursue legislation for a specific race or ethnicity. For example, the Congressional Black Caucus is made up of the black members of Congress to pursue interests specific to the black population. Congressional Hispanic Caucus is created to represent Hispanics in Congress and Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus represent Asian Americans and Pacific islanders.