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May 26, 2016

LULAC urges the U.S. Supreme Court to grant certiorari in Leneuotifiafia Tuaua, et al., v. United States of America, et al.

Today, Roger C. Rocha, Jr., president of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) issued the following statement urging the U.S. Supreme Court to grant certiorari in Leneuotifiafia Tuaua, et al., v. United States of America, et al.

May 19, 2016

The 87th LULAC National Convention - "Latinos at the Seat of Power"

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) will host its 87th Annual National Convention from July 12 to July 16 at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C.

May 13, 2016

LULAC Demands Immediate Suspension of Plans to Deport Latino Families – Calls Raids Inhumane

LULAC condemns recently announced plans to conduct raids searching for undocumented individuals from Central America.

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.

May 3, 2016

Action Alert: Ensure that Congress Keeps Latino Children on the School Lunch Program

Click here to contact Members of Congress and urge them to oppose any bill that threatens to kick Latino children off the school lunch program!

Apr 29, 2016

Roberta Jacobson Confirmed as U.S. Ambassador to Mexico

On Thursday, the U.S. Senate finally confirmed Roberta Jacobson as the U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, ending almost a year-long hold despite bipartisan support to proceed with the confirmation.

Apr 26, 2016

Action Alert: Puerto Rico is Not for Sale

Click here to contact Members of Congress and urge them to drop the proposal to sell thousands of acres of federal land in Vieques, Puerto Rico.

Apr 18, 2016

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments on President Obama's Executive Actions on Immigration

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments regarding President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, the Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA) and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

Apr 8, 2016

Connecting Cleveland at El Barrio

LULAC has partnered with AT&T to harness the power of the Internet by bringing state-of-the-art technology to community centers across the country.

Apr 5, 2016

Statement on Evenwel v. Abbott

LULAC National President Roger C. Rocha, Jr. issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s unanimous decision upholding that a state or locality may continue to draw its legislative districts based on total population.

Mar 16, 2016

Statement on Nomination of Merrick Garland to U.S. Supreme Court

Today, President Obama announced Merrick Garland, Chief Justice for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, as his nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court.

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.

Mar 8, 2016

Eligible Latinos Urged to Complete Citizenship Process

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) released the following statement in response to the increased numbers of eligible Latinos seeking to become U.S. citizens.

Mar 7, 2016

LULAC and Facebook Upgrade LULAC Empower Hispanic America Technology Center with Essential Technology

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), with the ongoing partnership from Facebook, held an open house to celebrate the upgrade of a LULAC technology center at Mission Graduates in San Francisco, California.

Mar 3, 2016

LULAC Leaders Join USHCC and Call for U.S. Senate to Confirm Roberta Jacobson as Ambassador to Mexico

LULAC participated in a press conference to support the confirmation of Roberta Jacobson to serve as U.S. Ambassador to Mexico. Roberta Jacobson is currently serving as U.S. State Department Assistant Secretary for the Western Hemisphere.

Mar 3, 2016

Civil Rights Organizations Call for Equal Rights to Those Living in U.S. Territories in Amicus Brief

Yesterday, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) along with the Asian Americans Advancing Justice and the National Asian Pacific Bar Association filed a brief in support of the petition for a Writ of Certiorari requesting the U.S. Supreme Court review the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit's decision in Leneuotifiafia Tuaua, et al., v. United States of America, et al.

Feb 24, 2016

Action Alert: Pledge to Vote

Click here to pledge to vote.

Feb 13, 2016

Passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Leaves Vacancy in Court

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, with the passing of Justice Antonin Scalia, the U.S. Supreme Court lost a conservative justice known for his strict constructionist approach to interpreting the Constitution. LULAC National President Roger C. Rocha, Jr. issued the following statement:

Feb 12, 2016

LULAC’s Impact on the Hill Echoed on the Democratic Presidential Debate Stage

WASHINGTON, D.C. – During yesterday’s Democratic debate, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders referenced LULAC’s opposition to The Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2007 that helped guide his decision to oppose the measure because it failed to provide important provisions for guest worker programs.

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