Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra is the latest Hispanic American from the Golden State to join the Biden administration. The state attorney general now joins other cabinet-level Latinos leaders who held prominent positions in California, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and Small Business Administration chief Isabel Guzman. Biden’s administration also includes White House director of intergovernmental affairs, Julie Chávez Rodriguez, who grew up in California and is the granddaughter of labor activist Cesar Chávez.

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