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Apr 29, 2024

Cities alone can’t handle immigration

Daily News

Oct 2, 2023

How the growing Latino vote could factor in to 2024 election

ABC News

Latinos are now the second largest group of voting-age Americans.

Sep 11, 2023

Remembering Bill Richardson

Vanguardia America

Aug 6, 2023

Lulac Convention brings leaders from all over to talk about issues and policies facing the Hispanic community


One of the guest speakers at the event is Dolores Huerta to talk about Latinos in power

Jul 15, 2023

“We are dying”: Houston workers protest new state law removing water break requirements

The Texas Tribune

The protesters called House Bill 2127 the “law that kills” and said it will leave those who labor outdoors at the mercy of their employers.

May 1, 2023

Gov. Abbott slammed for highlighting immigration status of shooting victims

The Texas Newsroom

As the manhunt for the person accused of killing five people in Texas continues, Gov. Greg Abbott has been criticized for what people are calling his callous response to the shooting.

Feb 13, 2023

LULAC President Domingo Garcia With Democratic Minority Congressional Leaders


Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY 8th District) US House Minority Leader, Domingo Garcia, LULAC National President, Rep. Pete Aguilar (D-CA 33rd District) Chair of the US House Democratic Caucus

Jan 27, 2023

Denuncian medida que busca prevenir la compra de propiedades para ciudadanos extranjeros


La medida prohibiría la compra de propiedades y tierras en Texas para países como China, Irán, Corea del Norte y Rusia.

Dec 23, 2022

Over 20 people rescued from Fort Worth home in human trafficking case; 2 suspects arrested

Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Federal and state authorities rescued more than 20 people late Wednesday from a Fort Worth home during a human trafficking investigation.

Dec 17, 2022

$1 million raised for Uvalde families affected by school shooting

The League of United Latin American Citizens continue to raise money for the families impacted by the Robb Elementary shooting.

Nov 23, 2022

Richard Fierro, who stopped Colorado Springs shooter is recognized by oldest Latino civil rights group

NBC News

Fierro, an Army veteran, “stood up against hate” protecting his family and patrons at the LGBTQ club, the same way Latinos have protected American freedoms, according to LULAC.

Nov 14, 2022

LULAC Council #22341 hosts Founding Members Luncheon

Alice Echo-News Journal

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Council #22341 recently held a Founding Members Luncheon to remind the community of the history of the organization, and the struggles Hispanics faced that led to the founding of the organization.

Oct 23, 2022

LULAC fires 5 national board officials following discovery of misconduct


LULAC fires 5 national board officials following discovery of misconduct

Oct 23, 2022

LULAC despide a 5 funcionarios de la junta nacional tras el descubrimiento de mala conducta

La Opinión

La Liga de Ciudadanos Latinoamericanos Unidos (LULAC) removió a varios miembros de su junta nacional implicados en una campaña de desinformación

Oct 7, 2022

¿Quién es Perla, una figura clave en los vuelos de migrantes de Florida?

The New York Times

La mujer detrás de los vuelos a Martha’s Vineyard, una travesía en la selva del Darién y más para el fin de semana.

Aug 12, 2022

'No white workers were arrested': Court approves class action status for Latinos targeted in raid

Daily Kos

More than 100 Latino and immigrant workers who were targeted in a racially motivated immigration raid have won class action status following a decision this week from a Tennessee court.

Aug 8, 2022

Dear LULAC of Iowa members

Hola America Media Group

I am reaching out to report back on behalf of our delegation to the 2022 LULAC National Convention in San Juan, Puerto Rico last week...

Aug 3, 2022

LULAC in limbo: Judge halts national election amid controversy over Puerto Rican statehood

Corpus Christi Caller Times

A judge in Dallas found evidence to support the claim that a plan to hold LULAC's national convention was an effort to "to engage in a fraudulent and illicit scheme."

Jul 20, 2022

Proponen más representación de hispanos en el Distrito J de Houston: estos son los detalles

45 Univision Houston

En Houston hay cerca de un millón de personas que se identifican como hispanas, es decir, aproximadamente el 45% de la población

Jul 20, 2022

As Houston's Hispanic population grows, there's a push to get more representation

ABC 13News

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- As Houston city leaders get closer to finalizing the new district maps, some worry it's not enough to bring new Hispanic representatives....

Jul 5, 2022

A discussion on immigration is overdue

The Source

Fifty-three migrants died in a semi truck left in the sweltering heat last week after being smuggled into this country. Their deaths have renewed intense discussion on immigration and its policies as other migrants’ lives continue to be at stake...

May 15, 2022

Leading Social Justice Organizations Call for National Summit on Right-Wing Extremism

Anti-Defamation League

“Long past time for a whole-of-society response,” insist National Urban League, Anti-Defamation League, League of United Latin American Citizens, Asian Americans Advancing Justice - AAJC, National Action Network

Apr 28, 2022

After SCOTUS Ruling, Puerto Rico Statehood Even More Imperative


The United States was founded on the premise that taxation without representation is tyranny – not democracy.

Mar 14, 2022

Oldest US Latino civil rights group backs Puerto Rico statehood

The Hill

The country's oldest civil rights organization will announce its support for Puerto Rico statehood on Monday, breathing new life into the debate over the most populous U.S. territory's sovereign status.

Jan 16, 2022

Why Spanish-language voting ballots are critical for democracy, advocates say

ABC News

Spanish and non-English ballots are not required across the nation.

Oct 21, 2021

Political expert: New Texas redistricting maps creates virtually no competitive races in Houston

ABC 13 KTRK-TV Houston

After having more than a dozen competitive races in the Houston area in 2020, a Rice University political expert believes the newly approved district maps create virtually no competitive races for next year's election.

Sep 8, 2021

LULAC files lawsuit to prevent new voting law in Texas from going into effect

Latino civil rights organization claims Senate Bill 1 violates 1st, 4th Amendments of U.S. Constitution

Feb 6, 2021

A testimonial to a life well lived

Denton Record Chronicle

Sep 8, 2020

Wanted: A new generation of poll workers

Orlando Sentinel


Jun 29, 2020

LULAC president urges Latinas not to join the military after the disappearance of Vanessa Guillen

LULAC National President Domingo Garcia says the military is not protecting female soldiers. Vanessa Guillen disappeared from Fort Hood two months ago

Jun 8, 2020

Ciudadanos Unidos de America Latina Contra El Racismo y Brutalidad

Noticias San Diego - Entravision

May 28, 2020

North Texas Regional Meeting: COVID-19 Status

With Dr. Roberto De La Cruz

May 27, 2020

COVID-19 Impact: Latinos At Risk

The sweeping discussion included the major issues Latinos are confronting in a COVID-19 context.

May 27, 2020

Impacto COVID-19: Latinos en Riesgo

La discusion incluyo los mas importantes temas que los Latinos estan enfrentando en el contexto del COVID-19.

May 18, 2020

News Conference: Responding to Hate at “Stay at Home” Protests

Nation’s Oldest and Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization Speaks Out Against COVID-19 “Stay-At-Home” Protests in Illinois

May 6, 2020

CNN: Domingo Garcia on Protecting Essential Workers in Meatpacking Plants

Listen to Domingo Garcia LULAC National President with CNN's John King on the #COVID19 Pandemic and the threat it poses to workers in meat plants across the nation.

Apr 8, 2020

Latinos face new challenges during pandemic

KTNV Las Vegas

Millions of Hispanics are facing coronavirus threats, including the lack of economic and health resources and even the lack of information in Spanish.

Apr 8, 2020

Americans Will Get Stimulus Paychecks Soon. Undocumented Workers Get Nothing


The government left out some of the most vulnerable workers on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.

Mar 19, 2020

Revoke the Citizenship of Naturalized Americans?

The New York Times

Critics say the Trump administration’s emphasis on denaturalizations underscores the idea that naturalized citizens have fewer rights than those born in the United States

Mar 9, 2020

Long lines, excessive wait times on Super Tuesday amounted to 'voter suppression' of minorities, advocate says


Domingo Garcia, the president of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)

Jan 22, 2020

LULAC Nacional hace aportación para desplazados por el terremoto y su presidente nacional visita áreas afectadas


LULAC se propone crear un nuevo grupo de trabajo para promover aprobación en el Congreso de fondos de emergencia

Nov 22, 2019

Civil rights group calls for SISD teacher who told student to "Speak English" to be banned

CBS 4News

EL PASO, Texas (CBS4) — A Latino civil rights organization is calling for a Socorro Independent School District substitute teacher who was caught on video telling a student to, “Speak English. We’re in America.” to be permanently disqualified from instructing students.

Nov 22, 2019

LULAC calls on Socorro ISD, TEA to ban teacher who told student to 'speak English'

El Paso Times

The nation's oldest and largest Latino civil rights organization is calling on the Texas Education Agency and the Socorro Independent School District to permanently ban a substitute teacher who was seen on video telling a Latino high school sophomore to "speak English."

Nov 22, 2019

Confessions of a Deported U.S. Soldier: Mexican Drug Cartels Are Recruiting Us and ‘The System Is Failing’

The Daily Beast

Miguel Perez has lived in the U.S. since he was 8, and did two tours in Afghanistan with the U.S. Army, suffering a brain injury in the process. Then he was deported to Mexico.

Oct 30, 2019

Charter Communications Announces Spectrum Digital Education Grant Recipients as Part of $5 Million Commitment

Charter Newsroom

Stamford, CT – Charter Communications, Inc. today announced the winners of its 2019 Spectrum Digital Education Grants, a philanthropic initiative designed to support nonprofit organizations that work with the local community to improve their lives through digital education...

Oct 15, 2019

LULAC's 'Freedom Walk' in Corpus Christi promotes the power of voting

Corpus Christi Caller Times

Members of the League of United Latin American Citizens on Tuesday kicked off the “Freedom Walks for Justice” campaign in Corpus Christi.

Oct 15, 2019

Unity Walk in Brownsville to Encourage the Latino Vote

BROWNSVILLE - Supporters and members of the League of United Latin American Citizens gathered to march, mobilize and register to vote.

Oct 11, 2019

Texas sheriff: Illegal immigrant DWI suspects are ‘drunks' who ‘will run over your children'

Fox 35 Orlando

Texas sheriff calls illegal immigrant repeat offenders drunks who will run over your children.

Oct 10, 2019

Lawful asylum claims shouldn’t count as ‘apprehensions,’ activists say


Migrant advocates allege Border Patrol numbers don't reflect reality at the border

Oct 10, 2019

Califican a ICE la peor agencia; la acusan de ocultar cientos de mujeres

Demandará LULAC plan de ADN de Trump

Oct 1, 2019

Judge Strikes Down Part of Iowa Voting Reform Law

13 Now News

DES MOINES, Iowa -- A Polk County judge has struck down parts of a controversial voter ID law which was challenged by a local Hispanic civil rights group and an Iowa State University student.

Oct 1, 2019

Halloween: piden no vender disfraces que promueven el racismo

Noticias Telemundo

Una organización está pidiendo a las tiendas que no vendan disfraces que fomenten el racismo y la discriminación hacia los latinos en el día de Halloween

Aug 9, 2019

LULAC demands Texas lawmakers hold special session after El Paso mass shooting

A group of Democratic lawmakers from North Texas are demanding the governor call a special session of the legislature to take action on gun control legislation.

Aug 9, 2019

Redada en Misisipi acrecienta malestar entre hispanos aún dolidos por Texas

Hola News

Washington, 8 ago (EFEUSA).- Líderes y organizaciones a favor de la comunidad hispana reaccionaron hoy indignados ante la detención de 680 inmigrantes durante una redada masiva en Misisipi ocurrida pocos días después de un tiroteo con tinte racista que acabó con 22 vidas en la localidad de El Paso (Texas).

Aug 8, 2019

More Than 200 Kids Were Missing From Schools After A Massive ICE Raid In Mississippi

BuzzFeed News

“It’s a sad situation. I’m a mother and I’m just imagining my child in that situation. It’s heartbreaking,” a Mississippi school official said.

Aug 5, 2019

Did Trump’s racist rhetoric play a role in this weekend’s shootings?


Critics say President Trump’s own words are partly to blame for the shootings. President of the League of United Latin American Citizens, Domingo Garcia joins Ali Velshi and Stephanie Ruhle to discuss the president’s repeated racist, anti-immigrant attacks, and the role they may have played.

Aug 4, 2019

El Paso mourns its shooting victims; Dayton, Ohio, faces own gun massacre

Los Angeles Times

EL PASO — Police had yet to remove the bodies of those killed at a mass shooting inside an El Paso Walmart when another shooting erupted across the country early Sunday..

Jul 12, 2019

Presidential candidates Michael Bennet, Bill de Blasio address immigration issues at LULAC convention

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Democratic presidential hopefuls continued Friday to make their pitches to Latino voters gathered in Milwaukee for the week.

Jul 12, 2019

LULAC demonstrators march with cages to Senator Ron Johnson's office


MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Dozens of LULAC members marched through downtown Milwaukee Friday morning to get Senator Ron Johnson's attention.

Jul 12, 2019

How Important Is the Latino Vote in Wisconsin?


Democratic presidential candidates flocked to Milwaukee to speak at the League of United Latino American Citizens national convention...

Jul 12, 2019

Manifestantes de LULAC marchan en el centro de Milwaukee

Telemundo Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE (TELEMUNDO WI)--Ya que el presidente Trump está aquí, miembros de LULAC aprovecharon para mandar un mensaje a él y al senador Ron Johnson.

Jul 12, 2019

‘We’re not going to stop:’ LULAC marches in Milwaukee to protest child detention centers

Fox6 News

MILWAUKEE -- The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) marched in downtown Milwaukee to the federal courthouse Friday morning, July 12.

Jul 12, 2019

Educación, inmigración y cambio climático: candidatos demócratas le hablaron a los hispanos en el foro Univision-LULAC (fotos)


Joaquín Castro, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders y Beto O’Rourke emocionaron a los asistentes al foro organizado por Univision Noticias y la Liga de Ciudadanos Latinoamericanos Unidos (LULAC) en Milwaukee. Los aspirantes fustigaron al presidente Donald Trump, el blanco central de las críticas de todos los participantes.

Jul 11, 2019

LULAC Presidential Candidates Forum


Democratic presidential candidates participated one-by-one, in a forum hosted by the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) at the group’s annual convention in Milwaukee. Speaking at the event were former Congressman Beto O’Rourke (D-TX), Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), former HUD Secretary Julian Castro, and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT).

Jul 11, 2019

Educación, economía, medio ambiente, inmigración y Trump, los temas que los precandidatos demócratas le hablaron a los hispanos en el foro Univision-LULAC


Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Julián Castro y Beto O’Rourke presentaron en Milwaukee sus planteamientos en torno a los temas que más afectan a los latinos en Estados Unidos.

Jul 10, 2019

NOW: Convención Nacional de LULAC comienza con enfoque politico

Telemundo Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (TELEMUNDO WI) -- La Convención Nacional de la Liga de Ciudadanos Latinoamericanos Unidos (LULAC, por sus siglas en inglés) comenzó con un acto de servicio comunitario. LULAC se juntó con la organización UMOS y Tyson Foods para donar más de 35,000 libras de comida a bancos de alimentos alrededor de Milwaukee.

Apr 29, 2019

Veteran detained by immigration officials to be released tonight

CBS 4 News

Edgar Baltazar will be released from the Port Isabel Detention Center sometime tonight, according to his attorney.

Apr 24, 2019

La pregunta sobre ciudadanía del censo deja al descubierto las divisiones ideológicas en la Corte Suprema

Univision Notiias

El caso promete ser un pulso entre magistrados liberales y conservadores, y es el de mayor peso político desde la incorporación del juez Brett Kavanaugh que desequilibró la corte en perjuicio de los progresistas (cuatro sobre nueve).

Apr 16, 2019

Dreamers impulsan desde Dallas un proyecto bipartidista sobre su futuro

Al Dia Dallas

Beneficiarios de DACA y TPS estarían contemplados en plan que desarrollan jóvenes y que buscan eco en altas esferas políticas

Apr 10, 2019

Twelve days of chaos: Inside the Trump White House’s growing panic to contain the border crisis

The Washington Post

He had threatened to close the southern border and ordered a halt to foreign aid for three Central American nations.

Feb 24, 2019

Persiste discriminación en EU 90 años después

El Diario de El Paso

Domingo García, presidente nacional de LULAC, habla en esta ciudad

Feb 19, 2019

Inaccurate Texas voter list challenged in federal court


LULAC: State targets naturalized citizens, legal residents

Jan 29, 2019

Latino Group Sues To Stop Texas From Scrubbing Voter Rolls

HuffPost News

The state’s new scrutiny of nearly 100,000 voters’ citizenship violates the Voting Rights Act, the lawsuit says.

Jan 11, 2019

Trump visita la frontera e insiste: “México pagará el muro”

NODAL - Noticias de América Latina y el Caribe.

“No necesitamos ningún muro en la frontera, lo que necesitamos son más puentes. Esta acción de cerrar el Gobierno, afectando a más de 800.000 trabajadores, es solo una táctica del presidente para tener una victoria política y usar a nuestra comunidad latina como una piñata. No se vale y no se va a permitir”, dijo a Efe Domingo García, presidente de la Liga de Ciudadanos Latinos Unidos (LULAC).

Nov 27, 2018

Border melee ups ante on shutdown

The Hill

Nov 15, 2018

Latinos rack up record wins in US Congress, most opposed to Trump


Latino candidates made record gains in congressional elections this week, boosting representation for the United States' largest minority, with many running in opposition to President Donald Trump