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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.

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News & Alerts: Civil Rights

Apr 20, 2017

Action Alert: Stop Trump's Wall and Deportation Force!

Tell your Member of Congress to oppose funding for Trump's border wall and deportation force.

Mar 24, 2017

LULAC Applauds Legislation that Protects “Green Card” Veterans

LULAC applauds legislation from Congressman Raul Grijalva that would protect legal permanent resident veterans from deportation.

Mar 3, 2017

LULAC Urges Sessions’ Justice Department to Defend Police Department Civil Rights Suits

LULAC National Executive Director Brent Wilkes and LULAC National President Roger C. Rocha, Jr. respond to Attorney General Jeff Sessions' decision to limit civil rights lawsuits against police department.

Feb 17, 2015

Advocates are Confident that a Ruling by a Texas Federal District Court Will Not Stand – Individuals are Urged to Be Ready to Apply!

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

LULAC Concerned With Grand Jury's Decision Not to Indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the Death of Eric Garner

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

LULAC Salutes Puerto Rican Trailblazer Herman Badillo

Groundbreaking Latino leader was the first Puerto Rican Member of Congress and the first Latino Bronx Borough President

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