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May 17, 2018

LULAC Statement on Santa Fe High School Tragedy

Washington, D.C. - On Friday, ten people were killed in a shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas. The 17-year-old suspected gunman is in custody....

May 17, 2018

LULAC Denounces President Trump’s Remarks Calling Undocumented Immigrants “Animals”

Washington, D.C. - On Wednesday, President Trump referred to undocumented immigrants as “animals” during a White House meeting with California leaders who oppose sanctuary city policies....

Apr 20, 2018

LULAC, NAACP and the Rodriguez Plaintiffs To Stand before the U.S. Supreme Court

Abbott v. Perez No. 17-586, Tuesday, April 24, 2018 10:00 a.m......

Apr 19, 2018

LULAC Statement on the Passing of Former First Lady Barbara Bush

On Tuesday, April 17th former first lady Barbara Bush, 92, passed as her husband George H. W. Bush sat by her side holding her hand.....

Apr 4, 2018

LULAC Rejects Militarization of the U.S.-Mexico Border

Washington, D.C. - On Tuesday, President Trump stated that he plans to deploy the military to the U.S.-Mexico border. Congress has not authorized or approved a budget for Trump’s plan.....

Mar 27, 2018

Census Citizenship Question is Direct Attack on Communities of Color

Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, the Commerce Department announced that a question of citizenship would be added in the 2020 U.S. Censusl....

Mar 14, 2018

LULAC Responds to 5th Circuit Court Ruling on Senate Bill 4

Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, a three-judge panel of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans overturned a ruling by a San Antonio federal judge that found portions of Senate Bill 4 (SB 4) unconstitutional....

Mar 8, 2018

LULAC Statement on International Women’s Day

Washington, D.C. – Today marks International Women’s Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. As one of the first national Latino civil rights organization in the country, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) continues its commitment to empower Latinas and close gender gaps...

Mar 2, 2018

LULAC Response to FCC Small Cell Deployment, Streamlining Order from Commissioner Carr

Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, Commissioner Brendan Carr of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced an effort to streamline the historical and environmental processes that govern deployment of small cell mobile networks..

Mar 2, 2018

LULAC and Televisa Foundation Partner Together to Provide an Interactive Technology Symposium for Underserved Middle School Girls in Arizona

Tucson, Arizona - The Televisa Foundation has partnered with the LULAC Institute to launch TECHNOLOchicas (TC) LiFT program in Arizona. ..

Feb 26, 2018

LULAC National Board Appoints Sindy Benavides as New Chief Operating Officer

Washington, D.C. – On Friday, February 16th, the LULAC National Board unanimously voted to appoint Sindy Benavides as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of LULAC, effective immediately. ..

Feb 21, 2018

Legal Team Led by LULAC and David Boies File Lawsuits Challenging Winner-Take-All Approach to Selecting Electors in Presidential Elections

Lawsuits filed in four states on behalf of multiple plaintiffs, including LULAC Texas, LULAC California and former Massachusetts Governor William Weld..

Feb 17, 2018

Statement from LULAC National Board

Washington, D.C. – At the National Board meeting today, the LULAC National Board of Directors adopted a motion of no confidence against Roger Rocha, Jr., its National President.....

Feb 16, 2018

Statement from LULAC National Board

Washington, D.C. – The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) has a long-standing legacy of fighting to protect the civil rights of Latinos in the United States.....

Feb 7, 2018

LULAC Calls Upon John Kelly to Step Down After He Accuses Dreamers of being “too lazy to get off their asses”

Washington, D.C. – The League of United Latin American Citizens, the nation’s largest and oldest Latino civil rights organization, called upon Chief of Staff John Kelly to step down after he insulted hard working young immigrants .....

Feb 2, 2018

To All Members of LULAC, Members of the Community, DREAMERS and Immigrant Community

Let me begin by expressing my sincerest regret and apology for any hurt my actions in writing a letter to the President of the United States may have caused you .....

Jan 31, 2018

LULAC Opposes Trump Immigration Framework Calls Upon Congress to Pass a Clean DREAM Act

Washington, D.C. –The League of United Latin American Citizens has long supported the passage of a clean DREAM Act that would provide a pathway to citizenship for 1.8 million immigrants who were brought to this country as children by their parents and have graduated from high school.....

Jan 22, 2018

LULAC Statement on ICE Intimidation Tactic on Activist Maru Mora-Villalpando

Seattle, WA - Recently Maru Mora, a 47-year-old Mexican native and outspoken activist was put in deportation proceedings by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)....

Jan 19, 2018

Government Shutdown Falls on Shoulders of Congress Members Sabotaging Bipartisan Efforts

Washington, D.C. – Today the United States federal government entered a shutdown with Congress unable to reach a spending bill agreement in time for the midnight deadline...

Jan 19, 2018

As Government Shutdown Nears, Congressman Joaquin Castro, DACA Recipients and Latino Leaders Demand #DREAMACTNOW

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Dozens of Dreamers from 10 states, Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-TX, the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda, the Hispanic Federation, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), and UnidosUS, stood in the shadow of the U.S. Capitol on Friday and shamed congressional leaders for blocking a vote on the Dream Act and leading the nation to a government shutdown..

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