This week, the county prosecutor of Pasco, Washington refused to indict three officers in the tragic February shooting of unarmed Latino immigrant Antonio Zambrano-Montes. Zambrano-Montes was approached by police after throwing rocks at police officers and was later shot by police while fleeing the scene of the confrontation.
This past Friday, U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee held that the government was in violation of key provisions of the Flores v. Meese settlement agreement which sets forth specific requirements regarding the housing of immigrant children.
LULAC National President Roger C. Rocha, Jr. released the following statement praising LULAC Collegiate LULAC member Luis Juarez-Trevino of Dallas, Texas for his Champion of Change recognition at the White House.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The League of United Latin Americans Citizens condemned Donald Trump again today, this time for insulting veterans and prisoners of war, after his slanderous attack against John McCain. The draft-dodging Trump, who received 5 deferments to avoid serving in Vietnam, stated that John McCain is “not a war hero” because “he was captured. I like people who weren’t captured.”
LULAC National President, Roger Rocha, today released the following statement in anticipation of the U.S. Senate’s vote on the Every Child Achieves Act of 2015, the latest version of the Senate rewrite of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.
LULAC National President Roger Rocha issued the following statement regarding the newly released footage showing officers from the Gardena Police Department in California fatally shooting an unarmed Latino man and wounding another.