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Jan 10, 2012

LULAC Praises the Appointment of Cecilia Muñoz as the Director of the Domestic Policy Council for the White House

Washington, DC – Today, President Obama appointed Cecilia Muñoz as the Director of the Domestic Policy Council, making her the top Latina official over matters concerning immigration...

Jan 9, 2012

Jose Garza to Present Oral Argument to U.S. Supreme Court in Texas Redistricting Case

Washington, DC – Today, at 1 P.M., the Supreme Court will hear Perry v. Perez, a case in which the state of Texas used redistricting gerrymandering techniques to delineate districts that dilutes Latino voting strength, in violation of Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act and in violation of the 14th and 15th Amendments. Long-time LULAC attorney Jose Garza will argue for all plaintiffs, urging the U.S. Supreme Court to affirm the interim maps drawn by the Texas Federal Court ...

Jan 6, 2012

LULAC Supports Immigration Proposal by the Obama Administration that Will Have a Significant Impact on Countless American Families

Washington, DC – Today, the Citizenship and Immigration Services will publish a formal notice in the Federal Register of a new regulation that would allow for undocumented immigrants to obtain a provisional waiver in the U.S. before they leave for their country of origin to pick up their green cards ...

Dec 22, 2011

LULAC, GLBC, and GALEO File Motion To Intervene In Georgia’s Request for Preclearance of Statewide Redistricting Plans

Dec 15, 2011

LULAC Hails the Justice Department’s Findings of Discrimination by Arizona Sheriff’s Office of Maricopa County

Washington, DC – The U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, issued a report today finding that the Maricopa County sheriff’s office engaged in the unlawful practice of unconstitutional policing; racial profiling of Latinos; unlawful stops, detains, arrests; and unlawfully retaliated against individuals who criticized the policies enforced by Sheriff Arpaio’s office ...

Dec 13, 2011

LULAC Denounces the Senate’s Block of the Confirmation of Maria del Carmen Aponte as Ambassador to El Salvador

Washington, DC – LULAC National President, Margaret Moran, issued the following statement in response to the Senate Republicans’ filibuster which thwarted the confirmation of Ambassador to El Salvador, Maria Del Carmen Aponte ...

Dec 10, 2011

LULAC Voices Disappointment Over Supreme Court Decision Approving The Motion To Stay

Washington, DC – LULAC voiced its extreme disappointment over the decision by the United States Supreme Court to grant the State of Texas’ Motion to Stay ...

Dec 8, 2011

LULAC Calls for Auto Industry and Related Supply Companies to Consider the Punitive Provisions of HB 56 Before Doing Business in Alabama

Washington, DC – Today, LULAC announced a call to auto manufacturers and related supply companies to reconsider doing business in a state that has passed and is enforcing anti-immigration laws like HB 56 ...

Nov 29, 2011

LULAC Urges the Supreme Court to Support the Decision of a Federal Court Panel in San Antonio

Citing violations of the Voting Rights Act, LULAC is currently pursuing litigation in Texas, New Mexico, Georgia and soon in Alabama ...

Nov 23, 2011

Super Committee’s Inaction Put Social Programs on the Chopping Block

The failure to reach agreement on deficit reduction strategies among members of the federal “Super Committee” will automatically put key social programs like Medicare at risk

Nov 18, 2011

Puerto Rico LULAC members celebrate outstanding success of first ever Latinos Living Health event in the Nation

Nov 9, 2011

LULAC Hails Defeat of AZ Senate President Russell Pearce in Recall

Architect of Arizona’s Anti-immigrant SB1070 Law Becomes First State Senate President in Nation to Lose a Recall Election

Nov 3, 2011

LULAC Condemns Flurry of Anti-Immigration Statements

Washington, DC - Presidential hopefuls often say just about anything to make a quick news bite. I don’t begrudge them the need to maximize on the opportunity to get their message to the public. The American people should be afforded every opportunity to learn about their candidate...

Oct 29, 2011

LULAC Kicks Off Texas “Latinos Living Healthy” Health Fair

Oct 27, 2011

LULAC Urges FCC to Focus USF on Closing the Digital Divide

Proposed Connect America Fund Should Prioritize Broadband Access & Adoption

Oct 22, 2011

LULAC Initiative Will Help the Latino Community Get Healthy

With Support from the Walmart Foundation LULAC Will Expand Its Health Initiatives That Address Health Disparities in the Latino Community

Oct 19, 2011

LULAC Disappointed Over ESEA Lack of State Accountability

LULAC Committed to Work with Leadership in Congress to Ensure Flexibility Does Not Come at the Expense of the Achievement of Disadvantaged Students

Oct 15, 2011

LULAC Kicks Off Phoenix’s First “Latinos Living Healthy” Health Fair

In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month

Oct 14, 2011

LULAC Statement Regarding Aftermath of HB56

Is HB 56 Really A Win For Alabama?

Oct 12, 2011

LULAC Opens New Regional Office in California

First California Office for LULAC

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