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Apr 9, 2015

LULAC Responds to the Release of the Senate Bipartisan Agreement on the Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)

Today, LULAC National Executive Director Brent Wilkes released the following statement following Tuesday's unveiling of bipartisan legislation to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).

Apr 7, 2015

LULAC Hosted its Annual National Women's Conference in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico

The LULAC Women’s Commission hosted its annual National Women’s Conference in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico.

Mar 31, 2015

LULAC Reflects on the Legacy of Cesar Chavez

Today, LULAC National Executive Director, Brent Wilkes released the following statement in observance of Cesar Chavez Day.

Mar 31, 2015

LULAC Joins Petition Urging Ban on Products with Certain Toxic Chemicals

Today, LULAC joined a broad coalition of groups filing a petition asking the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to ban four categories of consumer products — children’s products, furniture, mattresses and the casings around electronics — if they contain any flame retardant in the chemical class known as organohalogens.

Mar 27, 2015

LULAC National Women's Commission, Tyson Foods and The Roadrunner Food Bank Provide a Truckload of Protein to New Mexicans

As part of LULAC’s commitment to eradicate hunger and malnutrition, LULAC, Tyson Foods, and the Roadrunner Food Bank of New Mexico have joined efforts to distribute a truckload of protein to the Roadrunner Food Bank.

Mar 3, 2015

LULAC Calls on the House of Representatives To Support Clean Department of Homeland Security Funding Bill

Washington, D.C. – Today, Brent Wilkes, LULAC National Executive Director, issued the following statement regarding Speaker John Boehner’s decision to allow a vote without limitations..

Feb 26, 2015

LULAC Response Regarding the Federal Communications Commission Vote on Net Neutrality

Washington, D.C. – Today, Brent Wilkes, LULAC National Executive Director, issued the following statement in response to the Federal Communications Commission vote on net neutrality:

Feb 26, 2015

We Need You to Act Now to Protect Executive Action

President Obama has taken bold administrative action to advance much needed immigration reform. His administrative action, announced on November 20, 2014, will protect millions of Latino immigrants from deportation...

Feb 25, 2015

ACTION ALERT: Don’t Leave Latinos Uninsured, Urge Your Governor to Expand Medicaid!

Urge Your Governor to Expand Medicaid!

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.

Feb 5, 2015

LULAC Celebrates its 18th Annual Legislative Conference and Awards Gala with Prominent Latino Leaders and Honored Guests who Have Helped Advance the Interests of the Latino Community

LULAC’s Annual Legislative Conference provides a unique opportunity for LULAC members to meet with Members of Congress and agency leaders to discuss issues critical to the Hispanic community.

Jan 13, 2015

We Need You to Act Now to Protect Executive Action

President Obama has taken bold administrative action to advance much needed immigration reform. His administrative action, announced on November 20, 2014, will protect millions of Latino immigrants from deportation...

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.

Dec 17, 2014

Protect Latino Immigrants from States That Want to Derail President Obama’s Immigration Plan

Email your governor to oppose unnecessary and costly litigation aimed at preventing President Obama from helping Latino immigrants.

Dec 10, 2014

Opponents Fabricate Border Town Crime Rate in an Attempt to Derail Immigration Reform

Dec 10, 2014

LULAC Statement on Cuba

Dec 9, 2014

LULAC Concerned With Grand Jury's Decision Not to Indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the Death of Eric Garner

Just as in the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, a Staten Island grand jury decided to ignore clear evidence of a homicide and give the officer responsible a pass...

Dec 8, 2014

LULAC Salutes Puerto Rican Trailblazer Herman Badillo

Groundbreaking Latino leader was the first Puerto Rican Member of Congress and the first Latino Bronx Borough President

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