Civil Rights

LULAC denounces any form of discrimination on the basis of national origin, race, religion, language, sexual orientation, age or disability. LULAC strongly condemns racial profiling, and supports a strong statutory definition of racial profiling along with the institution of data collections systems by law enforcement. LULAC is concerned with the growth of hate groups and encourages Congress to strongly monitor agencies and their enforcement of hate-crime laws. LULAC opposes any effort to amend the US Constitution in any manner that reduces protection of any individual’s rights on the basis of national origin, race, religion, language, sexual orientation, age or disability.

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News & Alerts: Civil Rights

Dec 6, 2017

LULAC Responds to SECURE Act

On Tuesday, Senator John Cornyn, joined by Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC), James Lankford (R-OK), Tom Cotton (R-AR), and David Perdue (R-GA), introduced the Security, Enforcement, and Compassion United in Reform Efforts, or SECURE Act...

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Dec 4, 2017

Join LULAC for Dream Act Week of Action

It’s been three months since President Trump ended the DACA program and shifted responsibility to Congress to enact DREAMer protections by March 5, 2018. After that date, over 800,000 young immigrant DREAMers will be targets for deportation as their DACA permits begin to expire.

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Nov 28, 2017

LULAC Statement on Senator Sanders's Legislation to Rebuild Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands

Today Senator Sanders and several other progressive Senators introduced legislation to comprehensively address the crisis in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. ..

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Nov 7, 2017

LULAC National and LULAC Arizona File Federal Lawsuit Against Arizona's Dual Voter Registration System that Suppress the Latino Vote

Today LULAC National and LULAC Arizona, under the Campaign Legal Center, and the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, filed a federal lawsuit against Arizona’s dual voter registration system that disenfranchises over 26,000 voters in the state...

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Nov 7, 2017

LULAC Denounces Trump Administration for Reckless TPS Termination

On Monday, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) terminated Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Nicaraguans and left Honduras with an extension that has a new expiration date of July 5, 2018...

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Nov 3, 2017

NFL Legend Tom Flores Belongs in Pro Football Hall of Fame

The National Football League (NFL) will soon vote on nominees for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2018. LULAC is proud to report that this year’s list of nominees includes Thomas Raymond Flores,...

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Oct 26, 2017

LULAC Addresses President Trump’s Opioid Public Health Emergency Announcement

On Thursday, President Donald Trump declared the opioid crisis a national public health emergency. He is signing a presidential memorandum directing the acting Health Secretary Eric Hargan to declare a nationwide public health emergency. ..

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