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Aug 28, 2012

LULAC Applauds the Decision of the Three Judge Federal District Court

Today, the three judges of the Federal District Court, in Washington DC, unanimously declared that the Texas Congressional plan drawn by a Republican Texas Legislature would have a discriminatory and retrogressive impact against minorities and affirmed that all three maps, the Congressional, State House of Representatives, and the State Senate, to be in violation of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act.

Aug 28, 2012

LULAC aplaude la decisión del tribunal federal

Hoy el tribunal federal en Washington DC dictaminó que los nuevos mapas de votación que dibujó la Legislatura Republicana de Tejas contienen discriminación y retrogresión contra las minorías. El tribunal afirmó que los tres mapas, los del Congreso, de la Cámara de Diputados del Estado de Tejas, y del Senado del Estado de Tejas, violan la Quinta Sección de la ley federal Derecho del Voto.

Aug 28, 2012

LULAC se anima por la decisión del tribunal federal que deroga la ley de identificación electoral en Texas, diciendo que la ley restringe los derechos electorales de las minorías

Hoy, un tribunal federal derogó la ley de identificación de Texas, diciendo que en Texas los votantes que son minorías son más probables de ser pobres y de enfrentar una carga más grande en cumplir con el requisito de identificación fotográfica. La ley restringe los derechos electorales de las minorías.

Aug 22, 2012

LULAC Supports Blocking of Anti-Immigrant Laws

LULAC supports the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit to block most of Alabama and Georgia’s anti-immigrant laws since they would support a state-sponsored culture of blatant intolerance that would criminalize immigrants. Read more to find details.

Aug 21, 2012

Executive Director Wilkes: Texas Republican Senate Nominee Ted Cruz and the Latino Community

The Texas Observer asks, "Republican Senate nominee Ted Cruz thinks he’s right for the Latino community. Do Texas Latinos think he's right for them?" and Executive Director Brent Wilkes responds. Read more.

Aug 17, 2012

LULAC Held a Town Hall in Las Vegas, Nevada Discussed How the Proposed Funding Changes in 2013 Would Further Exacerbate the Disparities Faced By Latinos

LULAC - Town Hall Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada Discussed How the Proposed Funding Changes in 2013 Would Adversely Impact Latinos

Aug 15, 2012

LULAC Supports “No Text On Board – Pledge Day”

AT&T’s Commitment to Reduce the Number of Distracted Drivers on the Road

Aug 7, 2012

Nationwide Computer Donation and Recycling To Help Narrow the Digital Divide in the Latino Community

Today, LULAC, Connect2Compete (C2C), Redemtech, and the Latin American Youth Center (LAYC) joined FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski to announce the launch of a nationwide computer recycling and donation effort to support narrowing the digital divide.

Jul 26, 2012

Important Information for DREAM Act Youth

LULAC Red Alert: Do NOT apply for deferred action, AKA the DREAM Act, today! Your application will be denied if you apply today. Read on for more info.

Jul 25, 2012

President Moran on the Huffington Post: Voter Purges in Florida

LULAC National President Margaret Moran speaks on the Huffington Post about voter purges in Florida, Governor Rick Scott, and the Latino community.

Jul 24, 2012

From the Annals of the White House: Highlights from LULAC Convention 2012

The White House features the Future of Puerto Rico Town Hall from the 2012 LULAC Convention on the White House Blog. Written by Michael Strautmanis.

Jul 24, 2012

LULAC Joins National Latino Advocacy and Civil Rights Groups for ¡Todos a Votar! Tour

National Latino advocacy groups including LULAC will embark this week on the ¡Todos a Votar! (“Let’s Vote”) Tour to register and mobilize Latino voters throughout the country...

Jun 28, 2012

LULAC Outraged Over House Vote Holding Attorney General of the United States in Contempt of Congress

Jun 28, 2012

LULAC Applauds the Supreme Court 5-4 Decision Upholding Individual Mandates as Constitutional and Partly Allowing Medicaid Expansion

Jun 25, 2012

LULAC Se Anima por la Decisión de la Corte Suprema que deroga las provisiones principales de la ley Arizona S.B. 1070

Jun 25, 2012

LULAC Encouraged by Supreme Court’s Decision Striking Down Key Provisions of Arizona Law S.B.107

Jun 15, 2012

LULAC Supports the Obama Administration’s Decision to Issue Work Permits to Undocumented Young People

Meeting Some of the Critical Provisions Set Forth in the Dream Act

Jun 14, 2012

LULAC Applauds the Senate Confirmation of Maria Del Carmen Aponte as Ambassador to El Salvador

Ratings Are a Helpful Guide for Latino Parents on Appropriate Content for Children

Jun 11, 2012

LULAC Applauds Expansion of TV Ratings To The Internet

Ratings Are a Helpful Guide for Latino Parents on Appropriate Content for Children

May 30, 2012

LULAC y NCLR lanzan la campaña de concientización “Cambia Tu Futuro” 2012

Coalición que trabaja para cerrar la brecha digital llevará a cabo reuniones comunitarias en Los Ángeles, Chicago, Dallas, Cincinnati y Orlando.

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