LULAC Decries Political Maneuvering by Trump Administration to Disenfranchise Latinos by Manipulating Citizenship Data

MILWAUKEE (July 11, 2019) – Today, Domingo Garcia, National President of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) held a press conference reacting to President Trump’s announcement that he has issued an executive order to obtain citizenship status information on citizens and non citizens alike as a way to maneuver around the Supreme Court’s decision on the census.

His press conference can be found here:

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More about the LULAC’s 90th Annual Convention

Led by LULAC President Domingo Garcia and CEO Sindy Benavides, LULAC’s four-day convention will bring together over 20,000 Latino leaders from across the country for seminars and notable events, including a Presidential Town Hall with 2020 candidates: Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT); Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA); former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro; and former Representative Beto O’Rourke (D-TX). LULAC will host events on its National Stage featuring Second Lady of the United States Dr. Jill Biden (2009 – 2017); Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO); U.S. Representative Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI). An agenda and list of speakers is available here. Select events, including the Presidential Town Hall, will be live streamed at www.lulac.org/live.

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About LULAC: LULAC is the largest and oldest Hispanic organization in the United States. LULAC advances the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, housing, health and civil rights of Hispanic Americans through community-based programs operating at more than 1,000 LULAC councils nationwide. More information can be found at www.lulac.org.

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