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Jun 19, 2013

Up to $700 Billion in Economic Benefits from the Immigration Modernization Act

According to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), Senate Bill 744 would add significant economic benefits – silencing anti-immigration advocates who claim immigration reform would be a drain on the economy. Increases in federal and tax revenues are expected due to increases in income and payroll taxes.

Jun 19, 2013

LULAC Convention and Expo in Las Vegas Expected to Attract 20,000

The 84th Annual LULAC Convention opened its doors to a free Expo today at Caesars Palace. Organizers anticipate 20,000 will attend the Expo which is free and open to the public today through Friday.

Jun 18, 2013

Lifting Voices Through Diversity in Federal Government

During the Federal Training Institute (FTI) in Las Vegas, Nevada, LULAC discussed programs and opportunities in the Federal Government that will be focused on providing students, recent grads, veterans and those re-entering the workforce with a pathway to federal careers.

Jun 17, 2013

LULAC Praises the Supreme Court for Rejecting the Arizona Proof of Citizenship Requirement

Today, in Arizona v. Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, No. 12-71, the Supreme Court held that the Arizona requirement for prospective voters to show proof of citizenship before using a registration form to vote in a federal election was unconstitutional.

Jun 17, 2013

The 84th Annual LULAC National Convention Kicks Off with Open Doors to LGBT Community

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) opened the doors at Caesars Palace for its 84th annual National Convention. This year’s theme, Lifting Our Voices Through Civic Participation, is expected to attract 20,000 attendees, and today’s focus was on civil rights for the LGBT community. At a joint press conference, LULAC and the Human Rights Campaign launched a co-branded report Growing up LGBT Latino in America to support family inclusion and anti-bullying that is available.

Jun 17, 2013

La octogésima cuarta convención nacional de LULAC abre las puertas a la comunidad LBGT

Jun 12, 2013

LULAC Applauds Senator Kaine for Spanish Remarks; Disappointed Over Rubio Amendment

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) commends Senator Timothy Kaine (D-VA) for delivering remarks during Tuesday’s debate on immigration Senate Bill 744, in Spanish.

Jun 7, 2013

LULAC Laments Amendment Which Will Have Negative Consequences for Latino Youth

Washington, D.C.- Today, Margaret Moran, National LULAC President released the following statement in response to yesterday’s amendment to the 2014 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) appropriations bill...

Jun 4, 2013

Vice President Joe Biden to Engage Youth at the 84th Annual LULAC National Convention in Las Vegas

Vice President Joe Biden will deliver a keynote speech at the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) 84th annual National Convention June 20 in Las Vegas.

Jun 4, 2013

LULAC Responds to the Strengthening America’s Schools Act of 2013

esterday, Margaret Moran, National President of the League of the United Latin American Citizens released the following statement regarding the introduction of Strengthening America’s Schools Act of 2013.

May 22, 2013

LULAC Commends Senate Judiciary Committee for Advancing Bipartisan Immigration Reform, Senate Bill 744

LULAC National President Margaret Moran's official statement in response to the Senate Judiciary Committee’s 13 to 5 vote to move the immigration reform bill to the Senate floor

May 22, 2013

LULAC Applauds Gang of Eight’s Consensus Leading to Swift Immigration Reform

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) commends the Gang of Eight for its bi-partisan efforts to build an effective and practical immigration system that will reflect the best of America's values and the will of the American people.

May 14, 2013

LULAC Sends Joint Letter to Senate Leadership in Support of Amendments that Would Strengthen Senate Bill 744

As co-chairs of the Hispanic Education Coalition (HEC), LULAC and MALDEF issued a joint letter to Senate leadership urging support of amendments introduced by Senators Hirono, Coons, Blumenthal, and Hatch.

May 10, 2013

LULAC Condemns Factually Inaccurate and In Parts Bigoted Report Issued by the Heritage Foundation

LULAC condemns as factually inaccurate and bigoted the Heritage Foundation report regarding immigration reform.

May 8, 2013

LULAC Applauds U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy’s Amendment that Provides Equal Treatment for Same Sex Couples under Immigration Reform

The Amendment introduced by U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy would provide equal treatment for same-sex couples under the recently proposed immigration reform legislation.

Apr 26, 2013

LULAC se asocia con Time Warner Cable para proveer computadoras gratuito y servicio de Internet de alta velocidad para la comunidad hispana de Youngstown

Como parte de un esfuerzo de varios años para expandir drásticamente el acceso de banda ancha y la alfabetización en la comunidad hispana, la LULAC y Time Warner Cable (TWC) ofrecen acceso gratuito a Internet de alta velocidad, computadoras , y otros equipos para un nuevo centro tecnológico en Youngstown, Ohio.

Apr 26, 2013

LULAC and Time Warner Cable to Provide Free Computers and High-Speed Internet Service for Youngstown’s Hispanic Community

As part of a multi-year effort to dramatically expand broadband access and literacy among the Hispanic community, LULAC and Time Warner Cable (TWC) are offering free, high-speed Internet access, computers, and other equipment for a new technology center in Youngstown, Ohio.

Apr 24, 2013

LULAC Praises President Obama for Requesting Increased Funds for Head Start and Urges Congress to Match the President’s Request

Today, the Hispanic Education Coalition (HEC), co-chaired by the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) sent a letter to Members of Congress urging them to match the President’s fiscal year 2014 budget request for Head Start...

Apr 17, 2013

LULAC Councils Host Town Halls to Educate, Engage, and Mobilize on Immigration Reform Legislation

LULAC Will Engage Its Vast Grassroots Network For Complete Passage Of The Bill

Apr 17, 2013

LULAC Hails the Introduction of Bipartisan Immigration Reform Legislation in the Senate as a Promising Solution to our Broken Immigration System

LULAC Will Engage Its Vast Grassroots Network For Complete Passage Of The Bill

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