Today, with a 54 to 46 vote, the U.S. Senate confirmed Thomas Edward Perez as U.S. Secretary of Labor. President Obama nominated Thomas Perez, the Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division at the Department of Justice (DOJ)...
In a 5-4 decision with Justice Anthony Kennedy writing for the majority, the Court struck down the central provision of DOMA declaring that it violated the Equal Protections Clause and was therefore unconstitutional...
Today, at the 84th Annual LULAC Convention held in Las Vegas, Nevada the organization passed a gun control resolution that supports expanding universal background checks in order to reduce gun violence related deaths. This marks the first organization of its kind to declare widespread and solid support of gun controls...
The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), at its 84th annual National Convention, conducted an immigration reform town hall where members discussed recent developments in the Senate impacting immigration reform legislation.
La octogésima cuarta Convención Nacional Anual y Feria de LULAC abrió hoy sus puertas en el hotel Caesars Palace. Los organizadores esperan que 20,000 personas participen en las exposiciones de la Convención, que serán gratuitas y abiertas a todo el público desde este martes 19 hasta el viernes 21 de junio.
According to the Congressional Budget Office
(CBO), Senate Bill 744 would add significant economic benefits –
silencing anti-immigration advocates who claim immigration reform
would be a drain on the economy. Increases in federal and tax
revenues are expected due to increases in income and payroll taxes.
During the Federal Training Institute (FTI) in Las Vegas, Nevada, LULAC discussed programs and opportunities in the Federal Government that will be focused on providing students, recent grads, veterans and those re-entering the workforce with a pathway to federal careers.
Today, in Arizona v. Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, No. 12-71, the Supreme Court held that the Arizona requirement for prospective voters to show proof of citizenship before using a registration form to vote in a federal election was unconstitutional.
The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) opened the doors at Caesars Palace for its 84th annual National Convention. This year’s theme, Lifting Our Voices Through Civic Participation, is expected to attract 20,000 attendees, and today’s focus was on civil rights for the LGBT community.
At a joint press conference, LULAC and the Human Rights Campaign launched a co-branded report Growing up LGBT Latino in America to support family inclusion and anti-bullying that is available.
Washington, D.C.- Today, Margaret Moran, National LULAC President released the following statement in response to yesterday’s amendment to the 2014 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) appropriations bill...