All Press Releases

Jun 10, 2014

President Awards Congressional Gold Medal for Valiant Military Service to Latino Infantry Regiment, the "Borinqueneers"

"Overcoming the obstacles of segregation and discrimination, the Borinqueneers showed exemplary patriotism in their fight for America's freedom..."

May 27, 2014

National Immigration Score Card Shows House GOP Leadership Failure

The immigration reform stalemate on Capitol Hill, caused by the GOP leaders’ inaction on the issue, is bringing down score card ratings of House members in the 2014 National Immigration Score Card issued Wednesday by national Latino groups.

May 21, 2014

LULAC Hails San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro's Nomination for Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

“Mayor Castro’s exceptional experience as a public servant will be a tremendous asset as he takes the helm of our nation’s top housing post," said LULAC National President of the nomination.

May 15, 2014

Civil Rights Groups Unified in Call for Advancing the Voting Rights Amendment Act

Civil and human rights leaders spoke out for congressional action on the bipartisan Voting Rights Amendment Act (VRAA) at a press conference at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.

May 6, 2014

LULAC and the Maru Montero Dance Company Present Successful 22nd Annual National Cinco de Mayo Festival!

Washington, D.C. - On Sunday, on the National Mall, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) and the Maru Montero Dance Company (MMDC) presented the annual National Cinco de Mayo Festival. More than 14,000 attended the Cinco de Mayo celebration...

May 5, 2014

LULAC and the Maru Montero Dance Company Present Successful 22nd Annual National Cinco de Mayo Festival

The Cinco de Mayo celebration is in support of LULAC’s health education initiative, Latinos Living Healthy which is focused on addressing Latino health disparities in this country...

Apr 30, 2014

LULAC Applauds Federal Court’s Decision Declaring Wisconsin’s Voter ID Law Invalid

Yesterday, U.S. District Court Judge Lynn Adelman struck down Wisconsin’s voter identification law. Judge Adelman found that the law was in violation of Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act which specifically prohibits voting practices that discriminate on the basis of race...

Apr 29, 2014

LULAC Applauds Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring for Declaring DACA Recipients to Have Virginia Domicile

LULAC hails the recent decision by Attorney General Mark Herring to allow Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) recipients to have a Virginia domicile which will make them eligible for in-state tuition at Virginia's public institutions of higher education...

Apr 29, 2014

ACTION ALERT: Urge your Senators to Support the Minimum Wage Fairness Act

Call your senators to support the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 2223), which would increase the Federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10/hour by 2016.

Apr 29, 2014

ACTÚE AHORA:

Llame a sus senadores para pedirles que apoyen el Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 2223), que subiría el salario mínimo a $10.10 por hora!

Apr 29, 2014

Act for Immigration Reform

Contact your member of Congress today and tell them to vote for immigration reform!

Apr 23, 2014

Don’t Get Caught in a Debt Trap

When you coordinate a Wallet Wise financial literacy training in certain states, you can earn a $400 stipend for your participation. Click to learn more details.

Apr 22, 2014

LULAC Applauds Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley for Policy Change, Announcing Maryland will no Longer Adhere to Indiscriminate Detention of Undocumented Individuals

Washington, D.C. - LULAC hails the recent decision by Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley to stop complying with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency’s request that local jails detain all immigrants for deportation..

Mar 28, 2014

LULAC Contributes to Women's History Month by Hosting its 2014 National Women's Conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

This year’s conference focuses on bringing awareness to key issues which impact women’s lives...

Mar 28, 2014

Milwaukee Area Food Banks Receive Nearly 32,000 Pounds of Food Donated by Tyson Foods and LULAC

Milwaukee, Wisconsin – Today, Tyson Foods and LULAC donated nearly 32,000 pounds of food to food banks in Milwaukee in order to help address hunger disparities in the area...

Mar 28, 2014

LULAC and Sherwin-Williams Partner to Provide Facelift to UMOS Latina Resource Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee, Wisconsin – As part of the 2014 LULAC National Women's Conference, LULAC and Sherwin-Williams will be brightening up the community by painting the United Migrant Opportunities Services (UMOS) Latina Resource Center...

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