Feb 7, 2018
Washington, D.C. – The League of United Latin American Citizens, the nation’s largest and oldest Latino civil rights organization, called upon Chief of Staff John Kelly to step down after he insulted hard working young immigrants .....
Jan 31, 2018
Washington, D.C. –The League of United Latin American Citizens has long supported the passage of a clean DREAM Act that would provide a pathway to citizenship for 1.8 million immigrants who were brought to this country as children by their parents and have graduated from high school.....
Jan 22, 2018
Seattle, WA - Recently Maru Mora, a 47-year-old Mexican native and outspoken activist was put in deportation proceedings by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)....
Jan 19, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Dozens of Dreamers from 10 states, Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-TX, the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda, the Hispanic Federation, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), and UnidosUS, stood in the shadow of the U.S. Capitol on Friday and shamed congressional leaders for blocking a vote on the Dream Act and leading the nation to a government shutdown..
Dec 6, 2017
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...
Dec 4, 2017
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.
Nov 28, 2017
Today Senator Sanders and several other progressive Senators introduced legislation to comprehensively address the crisis in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. ..
Nov 7, 2017
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...
Nov 7, 2017
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...
Nov 3, 2017
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,...
Oct 26, 2017
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. ..
Oct 13, 2017
On Thursday, reports surfaced that the Trump Administration is taking steps to enforce new case completion quotas on federal immigration judges as part of their performance evaluations. ..