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Dec 16, 2015

LULAC Calls for More Federal Resources to Improve Response to Increasing Numbers of Unaccompanied Minors at U.S.–Mexico Border

Today, LULAC National President Roger C. Rocha, Jr. issued the following statement in response to reports that indicate an increase in the number of unaccompanied minors once again crossing the U.S.–Mexico border.

Dec 9, 2015

LULAC Calls on Supreme Court to Protect Diversity

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, regarding a constitutional challenge to the university’s admissions policy. LULAC filed an amicus brief in this case supporting the institution’s approach to identifying the best and most diverse students.

Dec 8, 2015

LULAC Urges Supreme Court to Protect Latino Voter Representation

Dec 1, 2015

LULAC Opposes Every Student Succeeds Act Urges Congress to Vote No

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, LULAC National President Roger C. Rocha, Jr. issued the following statement in response to the release of the Every Student Succeeds Act, legislation which would reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA):

Dec 1, 2015

Support LULAC on Giving Tuesday

Throughout the year, LULAC provides needed services and programs to the Latino community. We should take time during this holiday season to reflect on what we have done and give thought to what more we could do in the coming year.

Nov 30, 2015

LULAC and The General Motors Foundation Upgrade the SER Metro-Detroit Center with State of the Art Technology

DETROIT – Today, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) with the support from the GM Foundation held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the SER Metro-Detroit Center in Michigan, Detroit.

Nov 11, 2015

LULAC Salutes Our Veterans

Today, November 11, in observance of Veterans Day, LULAC National President, Roger C. Rocha Jr., issued the following statement.

Nov 11, 2015

LULAC Decries Lack of Hispanic Representation in ESEA Conference Committee

Today, LULAC National President Roger C. Rocha, Jr. issued the following statement in response to the lack of Latino representation in the ESEA conference committee.

Nov 4, 2015

LULAC Along with Other Respected Latino Organizations Demands Dump Trump as Host of SNL

Today, Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 6:00 P.M. LULAC along with other respected Latino organizations will be holding a protest in front of Rockefeller Center.

Nov 4, 2015

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Files Amicus Brief in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin

Last week, LULAC filed a friend of the court brief in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin. The case is currently pending in the U.S. Supreme Court.

Nov 4, 2015

National Latino Groups Call on Community to Join the Marcha to Stop the Hate #Basta Trump

Nov 4, 2015

The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Blocks President Obama’s Executive Orders on Immigration

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in a 2-to-1 decision upheld a lower court’s injunction on the implementation of the Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA) and the expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programs, pending a final decision on the constitutionality of the executive orders.

Oct 28, 2015

LULAC Applauds the Christening of US Navy Destroyer After Marine Born in Mexico

In response to the honor, LULAC National President Roger C. Rocha, Jr., issued the following statement.

Oct 27, 2015

LULAC Councils Call for Support of Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO)

LULAC District 18 supports the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO), which prohibits discrimination against Houston's 2.2 million residents on the basis of sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, familial status, marital status, military status, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity and pregnancy.

Oct 22, 2015

LULAC Supports Congressman Joaquin Castro's CHANGE Act

Earlier this week, Congressman Joaquin Castro of Texas introduced legislation that would strike the terms "alien" and "illegal alien" from federal law. LULAC National President Roger C. Rocha Jr. issued the following statement in support of the legislation.

Oct 16, 2015

California Passes Common Sense Voter Registration Law. LULAC Calls on Other States to Follow Suit.

Earlier this week, California became the second state in the country to implement legislation that automatically registers eligible voters when they either apply or renew their driver's license. In response, LULAC National President, Roger C. Rocha Jr., issued the following statement.

Oct 14, 2015

Action Alert: Stop Scapegoating Immigrants

Click here to help LULAC stop anti-immigrant legislation that would strip communities of critical law enforcement provisions and force them to target immigrants for deportation!

Oct 14, 2015

Action Alert: Protect San Antonio's Immigrant Population

Click here and tell Mayor Taylor’s office that San Antonio should join Austin, Dallas, and Houston and become a sanctuary city for immigrants.

Oct 14, 2015

Action Alert: Help LULAC Urge U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to Ban Products Containing Toxic Flame Retardant Chemicals

Earlier this year, LULAC joined a coalition of health, first responders, consumer, and science groups to request that the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) ban certain toxins from consumer products.

Oct 14, 2015

LULAC Urges Alabama Governor to Reopen Closed ID Offices

Today, LULAC National President Roger C. Rocha, Jr., issued the following statement with regards to a potential plan by Alabama Governor Robert Bentley and the Alabama State Legislature to allow the 31 driver’s license offices to remain open.

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