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Dec 1, 2015

LULAC Opposes Every Student Succeeds Act Urges Congress to Vote No

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, LULAC National President Roger C. Rocha, Jr. issued the following statement in response to the release of the Every Student Succeeds Act, legislation which would reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA):

Dec 1, 2015

Support LULAC on Giving Tuesday

Throughout the year, LULAC provides needed services and programs to the Latino community. We should take time during this holiday season to reflect on what we have done and give thought to what more we could do in the coming year.

Nov 30, 2015

LULAC and The General Motors Foundation Upgrade the SER Metro-Detroit Center with State of the Art Technology

DETROIT – Today, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) with the support from the GM Foundation held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the SER Metro-Detroit Center in Michigan, Detroit.

Nov 11, 2015

LULAC Decries Lack of Hispanic Representation in ESEA Conference Committee

Today, LULAC National President Roger C. Rocha, Jr. issued the following statement in response to the lack of Latino representation in the ESEA conference committee.

Nov 11, 2015

LULAC Salutes Our Veterans

Today, November 11, in observance of Veterans Day, LULAC National President, Roger C. Rocha Jr., issued the following statement.

Nov 4, 2015

The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Blocks President Obama’s Executive Orders on Immigration

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in a 2-to-1 decision upheld a lower court’s injunction on the implementation of the Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA) and the expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programs, pending a final decision on the constitutionality of the executive orders.

Nov 4, 2015

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Files Amicus Brief in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin

Last week, LULAC filed a friend of the court brief in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin. The case is currently pending in the U.S. Supreme Court.

Nov 4, 2015

LULAC Along with Other Respected Latino Organizations Demands Dump Trump as Host of SNL

Today, Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 6:00 P.M. LULAC along with other respected Latino organizations will be holding a protest in front of Rockefeller Center.

Oct 28, 2015

LULAC Applauds the Christening of US Navy Destroyer After Marine Born in Mexico

In response to the honor, LULAC National President Roger C. Rocha, Jr., issued the following statement.

Oct 27, 2015

LULAC Councils Call for Support of Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO)

LULAC District 18 supports the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO), which prohibits discrimination against Houston's 2.2 million residents on the basis of sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, familial status, marital status, military status, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity and pregnancy.

Oct 22, 2015

LULAC Supports Congressman Joaquin Castro's CHANGE Act

Earlier this week, Congressman Joaquin Castro of Texas introduced legislation that would strike the terms "alien" and "illegal alien" from federal law. LULAC National President Roger C. Rocha Jr. issued the following statement in support of the legislation.

Oct 16, 2015

California Passes Common Sense Voter Registration Law. LULAC Calls on Other States to Follow Suit.

Earlier this week, California became the second state in the country to implement legislation that automatically registers eligible voters when they either apply or renew their driver's license. In response, LULAC National President, Roger C. Rocha Jr., issued the following statement.

Oct 14, 2015

Action Alert: Protect San Antonio's Immigrant Population

Click here and tell Mayor Taylor’s office that San Antonio should join Austin, Dallas, and Houston and become a sanctuary city for immigrants.

Oct 14, 2015

Action Alert: Stop Scapegoating Immigrants

Click here to help LULAC stop anti-immigrant legislation that would strip communities of critical law enforcement provisions and force them to target immigrants for deportation!

Oct 14, 2015

LULAC Urges Alabama Governor to Reopen Closed ID Offices

Today, LULAC National President Roger C. Rocha, Jr., issued the following statement with regards to a potential plan by Alabama Governor Robert Bentley and the Alabama State Legislature to allow the 31 driver’s license offices to remain open.

Oct 14, 2015

Action Alert: Help LULAC Urge U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to Ban Products Containing Toxic Flame Retardant Chemicals

Earlier this year, LULAC joined a coalition of health, first responders, consumer, and science groups to request that the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) ban certain toxins from consumer products.

Oct 13, 2015

Extremists in North Carolina Legislature Advance Harsh Anti-Immigrant Policy

LULAC responds to the North Carolina legislature's decision to recently pass House Bill 318, which prevents local policymakers and public safety officials from developing fair immigration policies.

Sep 30, 2015

LULAC Marks Hispanic Heritage Month with Hundreds of LULAC Members Meeting on Capitol Hill for Annual Advocacy Day

On October 1st, the nation’s oldest and largest Latino organization will participate in LULAC’s ACTober: Fall Advocacy Day.

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