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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

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.

May 21, 2014

LULAC Hails San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro's Nomination for Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

“Mayor Castro’s exceptional experience as a public servant will be a tremendous asset as he takes the helm of our nation’s top housing post," said LULAC National President of the nomination.

May 15, 2014

Civil Rights Groups Unified in Call for Advancing the Voting Rights Amendment Act

Civil and human rights leaders spoke out for congressional action on the bipartisan Voting Rights Amendment Act (VRAA) at a press conference at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.

Apr 30, 2014

LULAC Applauds Federal Court’s Decision Declaring Wisconsin’s Voter ID Law Invalid

Yesterday, U.S. District Court Judge Lynn Adelman struck down Wisconsin’s voter identification law. Judge Adelman found that the law was in violation of Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act which specifically prohibits voting practices that discriminate on the basis of race...

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