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Jun 30, 2016

Democratic Presidential Candidate and Leading Government Officials to Address the 87th LULAC National Convention in Washington, D.C.

LULAC is pleased to announce that Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders will be addressing the convention.

Jun 23, 2016

Despite Supreme Court Ruling, LULAC Renews Efforts to Fight for the Immigrant Community

Today in U.S v. Texas, an equally divided U.S. Supreme Court left in place an appeals court ruling blocking the implementation of President Obama’s expanded executive action programs that would have granted over 4 million people work authorization and temporary relief from deportation.

Jun 23, 2016

Presumptive Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton to Speak at the 87th LULAC National Convention in Washington, D.C.

The Democratic Presidential nominee, Hillary Rodham Clinton, will address the members of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) at its 87th national convention in Washington, D.C.

Jun 22, 2016

LULAC Opposes the Targeting of the Houston Immigrant Population

Jun 13, 2016

Terrorist Attack Results in Deadliest Mass Shooting in Our Nation's History

Early this morning, a terrorist opened fire killing 50 and injuring at least 53 people during an LGBT bar's "Latin Flavor" night in Orlando, Florida.

Jun 10, 2016

LULAC Urges Congress to Discontinue Use of 'Illegal Alien' Term

Today, LULAC National Executive Director Brent Wilkes issued the following statement in response to the House of Representatives forcing the Library of Congress to continue using the term "illegal alien.

Jun 7, 2016

LULAC Statement on the Passing of Helen Chavez

Today, LULAC National President Roger C. Rocha, Jr. issued the following statement regarding the passing of Helen Chavez, the widow of civil rights leader Cesar Chavez, who led the United Farm Workers of America for 31 years.

Jun 7, 2016

LULAC Condemns Trump's Incendiary Remarks on the Ethnicity of Judge Gonzalo Curiel

Today, LULAC National President Roger C. Rocha, Jr. issued the following statement regarding racist comments made against Southern California federal district judge, Gonzalo Curiel, by Donald Trump.

Jun 1, 2016

LULAC Celebrates Immigrant Heritage Month

June is Immigrant Heritage Month and LULAC is joining Welcome.us and celebrating the diversity that truly makes America great.

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.

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