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May 13, 2016

Obama Directive on Transgender Facility Issue a Step Towards Full Equality for the Transgender Community

Today, in response to a new directive from the Obama administration stating that schools must allow students to use the facility that corresponds to their gender identity, LULAC National President Roger C. Rocha, Jr. issued the following statement.

May 5, 2016

Donald Trump's Rhetoric Continues to Ignore Harsh Realities of Mass Deportations

LULAC condemns Donald Trump's plan for mass deportation.

Mar 14, 2016

Legal Protections Must be Extended to Refugee Children of Central America

According to recent federal statistics, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement issued deportation orders to over 7,700 children without giving any of those children the benefit of counsel or even the opportunity to appear in court and state their case.

Jan 6, 2016

LULAC Concerned by Immigration Raids, Urges DHS to Stop Deportation of Victims of Central American Violence

LULAC National President Roger C. Rocha, Jr. responds to immigration raids targeting victims of Central American violence.

Jan 6, 2016

LULAC Supports Executive Actions to Reduce Gun Violence as a Positive Measure, Calls on Congress to Pass Bipartisan Reforms to Save Lives

LULAC National President Roger C. Rocha, Jr. responds to President Obama's executive actions to reduce gun violence.

May 26, 2015

The Fifth Circuit’s Decision is a Temporary Setback for Millions Seeking Relief Under DACA and DAPA

Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit denied the Department of Justice’s request for an emergency stay. In response to today’s decision, LULAC National Executive Director Brent Wilkes issued the following statement.

Feb 17, 2015

Advocates are Confident that a Ruling by a Texas Federal District Court Will Not Stand – Individuals are Urged to Be Ready to Apply!

Washington, D.C. – Early this morning, a U.S. District Court Judge in the Southern District of Texas issued a temporary injunction blocking the implementation of the expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) as well as the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA) program. The Obama Administration is appealing the ruling...

Feb 12, 2015

Latino Coalition Launches Nationwide Outreach & Assistance Campaign to Help Immigrants Apply for Deferred Action Programs

The campaign will outreach to more than 2 million Latino immigrants through a nationwide public relations campaign and provide one-on-one assistance to over 150,000 applicants for President Obama’s deferred action programs through a new bilingual toll free hotline and in-person assistance at more than 40 immigrant integration centers.

Dec 18, 2014

LULAC's Statement on Cuba

Washington, D.C.—Yesterday, President Obama announced a change of course for diplomatic relations with Cuba...

Dec 18, 2014

Sarah Saldaña Confirmed as Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Washington, D.C.—LULAC Executive Director Brent Wilkes issued the following statement regarding the confirmation of Sarah Saldaña as Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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