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Dec 10, 2013

Latino Groups Issue House of Representatives "Incomplete" Grade on Immigration and a Pledge Card for Action

National Latino organizations engaged in voter education and registration efforts today reported how the 113th Congress—including every member of the House of Representatives and the Senate—has dealt with the issue of immigration so far.

Nov 21, 2013

Discriminatory Game Quelled by Texas Collegiate LULAC Council

Earlier this week, Collegiate LULAC Councils successfully organized a peaceful demonstration against an offensive game organized by a conservative group at the University of Texas in Austin.

Nov 19, 2013

Puerto Ricans Rally on Steps of Library of Congress Calling for Equality

Today, more than 300 people representing the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico gathered on the steps of the Library of Congress to press the U.S. House of Representatives to vote on—and to pass—H.R. 2000, the Puerto Rico Status Resolution Act, a bipartisan bill that outlines the rights and responsibilities of statehood, provides for an up-or-down vote in Puerto Rico on the territory’s admission as a state, and prescribes the steps the president and Congress would take if a majority of voters favor admission.

Nov 15, 2013

LULAC Immigrant Veterans Campaign Scores Huge Win

Following LULAC’s extremely successful immigrant veteran postcard campaign which delivered 15,000 postcards to Congress earlier this week calling for passage of comprehensive immigration reform and for support of the families of immigrant veterans, the Department of Homeland Security has announced on Friday that they will halt the deportations of family members of veterans and active duty service members.

Nov 12, 2013

Latino Community Delivers Veterans Week Postcards to Congress Calling for Commonsense Immigration Reform This Year

Leaders of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the Hispanic Federation (HF) and U.S. Air Force veteran Jesus Magaña highlighted the moral imperative for Congress to enact commonsense immigration reform in honor of immigrants and families of immigrants who have served in the U.S. military.

Nov 7, 2013

Virginia Latino Electorate Pivotal in State Elections

In this week’s Virginia race, the Latino community demonstrated that it is a powerful voting block and that candidates running for elected office would be well served to avoid anti-immigrant rhetoric which marginalizes Latinos. Read more.

Oct 28, 2013

Congressman Jeff Denham Keeps His Word with the Latino Community by Co-sponsoring HR 15

Earlier this month, as part of LULAC’s ACTober advocacy visits, LULAC members representing California and other parts of the country met with Congressman Jeff Denham to press the importance of passing immigration reform this year.

Oct 24, 2013

LULAC Responds to President Obama’s Remarks to Pass Immigration Reform

Oct 17, 2013

It’s Time to Stop Wasting Time – The Hispanic Community Needs for Congress to Pass Immigration Reform

With the government shutdown and debt ceiling crises temporarily set aside, Congress now has time to answer the public mandate for commonsense immigration reform. Read LULAC's statement on the issue.

Oct 9, 2013

LULAC Receives Diversity Advocate Award at 30th Annual Kaitz Foundation Dinner

The League of United Latin American Citizens, the nation’s oldest and largest Latino civil rights organization in the country, will be honored as the 2013 Diversity Advocate at the 30th Annual Walter Kaitz Foundation Fundraising Dinner.

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