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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.

News & Alerts: Civil Rights

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

Nov 26, 2014

LULAC Expresses Disappointment in the Grand Jury's Decision to Not Indict Officer Wilson

LULAC's statement on the grand jury's decision to not hear the Michael Brown case.

Nov 18, 2014

Greater Hate Crimes Protections at Berlin Anti-Semitism Conference

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

As Election Day Nears, LULAC Reminds Politicians who Subscribe to Laura Ingraham's Hateful Rhetoric of the Power of the Latino Electorate

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

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.

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