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Aug 10, 2018

Help Families Ripped Apart in Nebraska

LULAC has sent a LULAC intervention team to Nebraska to help families who have been ripped apart following an unprovoked terror strike by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the arrest of 130 working Latino migrants in northern Nebraska and South Minnesota.

Aug 9, 2018

LULAC Case Leads to Major Court Decision Protecting the Health of Millions

Ruling calls for EPA to ban a pesticide in use for decades which leads to brain damage

Aug 4, 2018

National LULAC President: A Dream Come True for DACA Recipients

Nation’s Largest Civil Rights Organization Applauds Federal Court Decision

Aug 1, 2018

Alert: Ricardo Fierro, LULAC Council President, Detained by ICE

Ricardo Fierro, a LULAC Council President, has been detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials since July 24th from his home in Racine, Wisconsin. Ricardo has been separated from his family and 5 children who are afraid he will soon be deported...

Jul 21, 2018

LULAC Elects Texas Civil Rights Lawyer to National President

Domingo Garcia, a practicing civil rights attorney from Dallas, Texas and lifetime social justice advocate who pledged to make immigration reform, assistance for veterans and seniors plus tuition-free higher education his top priorities was elected LULAC National President today at the organization’s 89th Annual Convention. ....

Jul 20, 2018

LULAC Selects First Generation Immigrant as Next CEO

Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization in the Country Charts New Path. ....

Jul 19, 2018

LULAC Unity Event Honors Sheriff Antonio “Tony” Estrada Recipient of 2018 Ohtli Award for Lifetime of Service

Phoenix, AZ - - The League of United Latin American Citizens will recognize Antonio “Tony” Estrada, Sheriff of Santa Cruz County, Arizona who will receive Mexico’s highest civilian honor bestowed for distinguished service during the 2018 LULAC Unity Luncheon, Thursday, July 19th at its Annual National Convention and Exposition in Phoenix, Arizona.. ....

Jul 19, 2018

LULAC and Ford Announce $300,000 in Educational Grants and Scholarships

Phoenix, AZ - Ford Motor Company Fund, the philanthropic arm of Ford Motor Company, will award the recipients of the Ford Driving Dreams (FDD) Grants during the 89th Annual LULAC National Convention at the Phoenix Convention Center. ....

Jul 16, 2018

The 89th Annual LULAC National Convention & Exposition in Phoenix, AZ “Together We Rise: Igniting Activism to Transform Communities”

Phoenix, AZ - The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the nation’s largest and oldest Latino civil rights organization, will host its 89th Annual National Convention from July 17 through July 21, 2018, at the Phoenix Convention Center ....

Jul 14, 2018

LULAC Welcomes Vice President Joe Biden to the League of United Latin American Citizens 89th Annual National Convention

Washington, D.C. - The following is a statement from Sindy Benavides, Chief Operating Officer and Acting CEO for LULAC. "For centuries, governments and societies have ignored the plight and conditions of abused women. In recent years, our laws and international standards of human rights ....

Jun 19, 2018

Civil Rights Leaders Slam Trump Administration’s Policy of Separating Children from Their Families at Southern U.S. Border, Demand End to Devastating Policy

Washington, D.C. - Today, Representative Darren Soto (D-FL), Representative Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) and a broad spectrum of civil rights leaders held a press conference at the Capitol calling on the Trump administration and U.S. Attorney General Sessions to immediately cease the separation of children and their families at the U.S. border ....

Jun 19, 2018

A Message to LULAC Brothers & Sisters

Washington, D.C. - Today, a historic moment is taking place in Washington, DC where one of the largest and more powerful coalitions of Black and Latino leaders is uniting on behalf of the thousands of migrant children separated from their families along our Southern Border and now being held in detention centers against their will. ....

Jun 12, 2018

LULAC Stands with Domestic Violence Victims Here and Around the World

Washington, D.C. - The following is a statement from Sindy Benavides, Chief Operating Officer and Acting CEO for LULAC. "For centuries, governments and societies have ignored the plight and conditions of abused women. In recent years, our laws and international standards of human rights ....

Jun 6, 2018

Supreme Court Ruling Limited in Scope

Washington, D.C. - The League of United Latin American Citizens maintains that the Supreme Court decision which favored a bakery owner’s refusal to create a wedding cake for a gay couple, leaves a far larger question unanswered of whether businesses should be required to be open for all ....

May 31, 2018

LULAC Calls for End to Family Separation

Washington, D.C. - The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) describes this week’s published revelations about nearly 1,500 immigrant children being held in government custody and not with their parents a glimpse into a far larger crisis facing thousands of recent arrivals in the U.S. from Mexico and Latin America....

May 31, 2018

New Harvard Study Estimates Hurricane Maria Deaths 73 Times Greater than Reported

Washington, D.C. - Researchers with Harvard University have set the death toll from the devastating storm at 4,675, not the 64 reported by emergency officials and attribute the higher count to a failure in the government’s response following the disaster....

May 23, 2018

Forbes Magazine Features LULAC Executive

Washington, D.C. -Sindy Benavides, LULAC COO and Acting CEO has been named by the global business media company as one of a select group of women in America igniting Latinos into action for a decisive vote this Fall.....

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......

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