LULAC denounces any form of discrimination on the basis of national origin, race, religion, language, sexual orientation, age or disability. LULAC strongly condemns racial profiling, and supports a strong statutory definition of racial profiling along with the institution of data collections systems by law enforcement. LULAC is concerned with the growth of hate groups and encourages Congress to strongly monitor agencies and their enforcement of hate-crime laws. LULAC opposes any effort to amend the US Constitution in any manner that reduces protection of any individual’s rights on the basis of national origin, race, religion, language, sexual orientation, age or disability.
News & Alerts: Civil Rights
Feb 17, 2015
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...
Dec 9, 2014
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
Groundbreaking Latino leader was the first Puerto Rican Member of Congress and the first Latino Bronx Borough President
Nov 26, 2014
LULAC's statement on the grand jury's decision to not hear the Michael Brown case.
Nov 18, 2014
BERLIN, GERMANY — Last week, LULAC National Executive Director, Brent Wilkes, joined the delegation of leading American civil and human rights advocates that attended the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) conference on anti-Semitism....
Sep 29, 2014
Today, LULAC National Executive Director Brent Wilkes issued the following statement in response to the remarks made by talk show host Laura Ingraham:
Jun 19, 2014
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.