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Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Our nation urgently needs an effective and practical immigration system that will reflect the best of America's values. Please join President Moran and our LULAC members across the country in holding in-district meetings with your elected representatives to urge their support of a Comprehensive Immigration Reform package that will:

  • Allow undocumented workers already in the U.S. to contribute to the U.S. economy and society by providing them with a pathway to citizenship;
  • Reduce the backlog of individuals seeking residency or citizenship;
  • Recognize that immigrants are an integral part of the U.S. labor force by addressing employment-based immigration needs and reforming the visa system for issuing permanent and temporary visas for high-skilled & low-skilled workers – this will allow workers to fill jobs already available to them and will better position the U.S. in the global economy and the global labor recruitment arena;
  • Ensure strong worker protections are in place before any "guest worker" type provisions are considered,
  • Reunite American families by allowing a U.S. citizen or permanent resident to sponsor their same-sex partner for immigration to the U.S., a right which is currently denied - this will not redefine marriage and would not repeal the Defense of Marriage Act law – however, it will benefit both these American citizens and the companies which employ them here in the U.S.; and
  • Address our enforcement needs in a manner that is just, and consistent with our existing due process and civil rights laws.






Immigration Facts

Immigration Facts

Immigration Facts

Key Benefits to the U.S. Economy

Realidades de Inmigración

Realidades de Inmigración

Beneficios claves para la Economía de los EE.UU.

Take Action: I Voted for Immigration Reform! …You Should Too

Latinos United for Immigration Reform

Latinos United for Immigration Reform

This is an unprecedented campaign led by Latino leaders and organizations from across the political spectrum, representing business, labor, community, faith and civil rights advocates coming together to urge the passage of comprehensive immigration reform that is based on core principles.

I Voted for Immigration Reform! …You Should Too

I Voted for Immigration Reform! …You Should Too

We urgently need your help to set in place an effective immigration system that will reflect the best of America’s values. Please add your name to the petition to send a postcard to your representatives urging them to pass Comprehensive Immigration Reform in the 113th Session of Congress! ...

We Decide Our America

We Decide Our America

For Comprehensive Immigration Reform to finally pass, Congress must hear from you.

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Process

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Process

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Process

Deferred Action: News & Resources

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A Nation of Immigrants

Throughout our country's history, immigrants have contributed immensely to our culture, our economy, our defense and our national pride. Almost all citizens of the United States are immigrants or the descendants of immigrants and each new generation of immigrants has reinvigorated our nation with the values and work ethic that has made America great. Our common experience has demonstrated that immigration is good for America, whether your ancestors arrived before the Declaration of Independence or just a generation ago. LULAC calls upon Congress and the President to embrace and uphold America's tradition as a nation of immigrants and pass comprehensive immigration reform that allows hard working immigrants and their families to become permanent legal residents of the United States.

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

VAWA: Myths & Facts

VAWA: Myths & Facts

The Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization-S.1925 The Truth About Title VIII, Protection of Battered Immigrants .. (PDF format)

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Immigration Summit

Immigration Summit

Oct 4, 2012 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM at the Kennedy Caucus Room, Russell Senate Buding, Washington, DC

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US Chamber of Commerce; Immigration Myths and Facts

US Chamber of Commerce; Immigration Myths and Facts

Despite the numerous studies and carefully detailed statistical reports outlining the positive effects of immigration, there is a great deal of misinformation about the impact of immigration. It is critical that policymakers and the public are educated about the facts behind these fallacies.

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U.S. Latinos’ Perceptions & Actions Around Immigration Debate: Law Enforcement, Lifestyle and Voting Impact

U.S. Latinos’ Perceptions & Actions Around Immigration Debate: Law Enforcement, Lifestyle and Voting Impact

LULAC, Hispanic Federation, and LatinoMetrics released a poll during the LULAC National Convention in Albuquerque, NM on Wednesday, July 14, 2010 entitled “U.S. Latinos’ Perceptions & Actions Around Immigration Debate: Law Enforcement, Lifestyle and Voting Impact.”

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"We are horrified," said LULAC National Past President Rosa Rosales. "This law opens the doors to racial profiling. It requires police officers, if they form a 'reasonable suspicion' that someone is an illegal immigrant, to determine the person’s immigration status.”..

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News & Alerts

Jun 19, 2014

National Latino and AAPI Leaders Tell McCarthy Set a Date for Immigration Reform or Own Killing America’s Best Chance for a Lasting Solution

The immigration reform stalemate on Capitol Hill, caused by the GOP leaders’ inaction on the issue, is bringing down score card ratings of House members in the 2014 National Immigration Score Card issued Wednesday by national Latino groups.

May 27, 2014

National Immigration Score Card Shows House GOP Leadership Failure

The immigration reform stalemate on Capitol Hill, caused by the GOP leaders’ inaction on the issue, is bringing down score card ratings of House members in the 2014 National Immigration Score Card issued Wednesday by national Latino groups.

Apr 29, 2014

LULAC Applauds Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring for Declaring DACA Recipients to Have Virginia Domicile

LULAC hails the recent decision by Attorney General Mark Herring to allow Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) recipients to have a Virginia domicile which will make them eligible for in-state tuition at Virginia's public institutions of higher education...

Apr 22, 2014

LULAC Applauds Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley for Policy Change, Announcing Maryland will no Longer Adhere to Indiscriminate Detention of Undocumented Individuals

Washington, D.C. - LULAC hails the recent decision by Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley to stop complying with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency’s request that local jails detain all immigrants for deportation..

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