Thomas Perez Confirmed As Labor Secretary, Becomes Only Latino Cabinet Member

Despite strong opposition from Republicans, former Department of Justice official Thomas Perez became the Labor Secretary – and the only Latino currently serving in President Barack Obama’s cabinet.

Dominican-Americans expressed pride over the first one from their community serving in a cabinet-level post.

“This is a watershed moment in the experience of Dominicans in the U.S. and announces to the country, we will be active in this country at a national level for generations to come," said New York City Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez.

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