18 Latinos with Ties to the White House

Earlier this year, Latino lawmakers criticized President Barack Obama for not doing more to have Latinos serving in his administration. During the President’s first term, two Latinos served in Obama’s first-term Cabinet, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and Labor Secretary Hilda Solis. Following their resignations, it looked like no Latinos would serve on the Cabinet until Tom Perez was appointed this month as the new Labor Secretary. But Perez isn’t the only Latino serving the president in one capacity or another.

Here’s a look at 18 Latinos with a connection to the White House:

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