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Jan 30, 2014

It’s Official – Bipartisan Majorities in both House and Senate Support Immigration Legislation that Allow the Vast Majority of Immigrants to Have an Opportunity at the American Dream

Jan 29, 2014

LULAC Answers President’s Call to Action for 2014

Jan 28, 2014

Protect Funding for SNAP and Other Anti-Hunger Programs

Write of call your Member of Congress now to address the FARM Bill!

Jan 24, 2014

Senator Markey on the Mark for Calling Investigation on Herbalife

Jan 16, 2014

Small Business Administration to Thrive Under Maria Contreras-Sweet

Jan 15, 2014

Support Emergency Unemployment Compensation Benefits Now

On Dec 27, 2013, according to some estimates, 1.4 million unemployed Americans lost critical unemployment benefits due to a lapse in funding from Congress. Congress needs to act NOW to restore emergency unemployment benefits to these millions of Americans still struggling to find work.

Dec 12, 2013

Budget Deal, Better Than the Alternative

The League of United Latin American Citizens released a statement from LULAC National President Margaret Moran regarding Congress’ latest budget deal.

Dec 10, 2013

Latino Groups Issue House of Representatives "Incomplete" Grade on Immigration and a Pledge Card for Action

National Latino organizations engaged in voter education and registration efforts today reported how the 113th Congress—including every member of the House of Representatives and the Senate—has dealt with the issue of immigration so far.

Dec 9, 2013

LULAC Supports American Federation of Teachers’ National Day of Action

The Day of Action includes 90 events across the country that brings together teachers, parents, students and community leaders who are dissatisfied with the current state of public education.

Dec 5, 2013

LULAC Mourns the Passing of Nelson Mandela

Today, LULAC celebrates the establishment of its California Regional Office and honors Assembly Member Luis Alejo with the “Promotor de Oportunidades” Award.

Dec 5, 2013

The Inaugural LULAC National Reception Celebrates the Establishment of LULAC’s Regional Office in Sacramento, California

Today, LULAC celebrates the establishment of its California Regional Office and honors Assembly Member Luis Alejo with the “Promotor de Oportunidades” Award.

Dec 4, 2013

LULAC Galveston Council #151 Donated 100 Antibiotic-Free Turkeys to The Children's Center Inc. of Galveston, Texas

As part of LULAC's Super Madres Campaign, LULAC sponsored a national competition among its councils to see which council could collect the most signatures in support of legislation to regulate the use of antibiotics in animal food production. The competition provided that the winner would receive 100 antibiotic-free turkeys to donate to the charity of their choice.

Nov 21, 2013

Discriminatory Game Quelled by Texas Collegiate LULAC Council

Earlier this week, Collegiate LULAC Councils successfully organized a peaceful demonstration against an offensive game organized by a conservative group at the University of Texas in Austin.

Nov 19, 2013

Puerto Ricans Rally on Steps of Library of Congress Calling for Equality

Today, more than 300 people representing the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico gathered on the steps of the Library of Congress to press the U.S. House of Representatives to vote on—and to pass—H.R. 2000, the Puerto Rico Status Resolution Act, a bipartisan bill that outlines the rights and responsibilities of statehood, provides for an up-or-down vote in Puerto Rico on the territory’s admission as a state, and prescribes the steps the president and Congress would take if a majority of voters favor admission.

Nov 15, 2013

LULAC Immigrant Veterans Campaign Scores Huge Win

Following LULAC’s extremely successful immigrant veteran postcard campaign which delivered 15,000 postcards to Congress earlier this week calling for passage of comprehensive immigration reform and for support of the families of immigrant veterans, the Department of Homeland Security has announced on Friday that they will halt the deportations of family members of veterans and active duty service members.

Nov 15, 2013

Contact House of Representatives and Ask Them To Vote on ENDA

We need your help now to convince leadership in the House of Representatives to take up the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA)!

Nov 12, 2013

Latino Community Delivers Veterans Week Postcards to Congress Calling for Commonsense Immigration Reform This Year

Leaders of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the Hispanic Federation (HF) and U.S. Air Force veteran Jesus Magaña highlighted the moral imperative for Congress to enact commonsense immigration reform in honor of immigrants and families of immigrants who have served in the U.S. military.

Nov 7, 2013

Virginia Latino Electorate Pivotal in State Elections

In this week’s Virginia race, the Latino community demonstrated that it is a powerful voting block and that candidates running for elected office would be well served to avoid anti-immigrant rhetoric which marginalizes Latinos. Read more.

Oct 30, 2013

LULAC and Univision to Launch "Acción por la Educación!"

LULAC and Univision will raise awareness on the importance of college readiness with the launch of "Acción por la Educación!" The effort will be focused on helping parents understand the critical role that the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) plays in ensuring students are well prepared for college upon high school graduation.

Oct 28, 2013

Congressman Jeff Denham Keeps His Word with the Latino Community by Co-sponsoring HR 15

Earlier this month, as part of LULAC’s ACTober advocacy visits, LULAC members representing California and other parts of the country met with Congressman Jeff Denham to press the importance of passing immigration reform this year.

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