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):
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.