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Feb 16, 2012

LULAC Announces Collaboration With AT&T Supporting Signature Youth Mentoring and Technology Programs

Unveils Video Highlighting Community Impact of Recipient Initiatives

Feb 15, 2012

LULAC Celebrates its 83rd Anniversary with Legislative Conference and Awards Gala

Renewing America’s Promise

Feb 15, 2012

The 2012 Latino Vote: Reshaping the Electoral Map

LULAC Announces Collaborations with LCLAA and Mi Familia Vota to Register and Turn Out the Latino Vote.

Feb 8, 2012

LULAC Disappointed Over the Ruling of the Arizona Supreme Court to Uphold the Removal of a Qualified Candidate from the Ballot

Washington, DC – LULAC condemns yesterday’s ruling by the Arizona Supreme Court that a city council candidate could be kept off the ballot based simply on an allegation that she had limited English language skills ...

Feb 7, 2012

LULAC Heeds Order Of Federal District Judge To Keep Conversations Ongoing And Resolve The Matter In A Collaborative Manner

Washington, DC – Pursuant to U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia's order, LULAC has re-affirmed its commitment to try to resolve this matter through negotiations ...

Feb 6, 2012

LULAC To Benefit From the Generous Contribution Of the Walmart Foundation To Support the Latinos Living Healthy Initiative

Today, LULAC announced that its signature health initiative, Latinos Living Healthy, would benefit from the generous support by the Walmart Foundation to further educate and promote healthy living and community health festivals in the Latino community...

Jan 27, 2012

LULAC Civic Engagement Campaign to Benefit from the Generous Support of the Comcast Foundation

WASHINGTON D.C. — The League of United Latin American Citizens will benefit from the generous support of the Comcast Foundation which will go to fund a civic engagement campaign ...

Jan 27, 2012

LULAC Provides Testimony of Controversial Florida Voting Law HB 1355

LULAC Executive Director, Brent Wilkes, provided oral testimony to the Judiciary Committee regarding the law’s adverse effect on the Hispanic population...

Jan 25, 2012

LULAC Reflects on President Obama’s 2012 State of the Union Address

In President Obama’s third State of the Union address, the President outlined specific policy priorities for his Administration in order to make "an economy that's built to last."...

Jan 20, 2012

U.S. Supreme Court Reversed and Remanded the Redistricting Case With Instructions to the U.S. District Court On How to Proceed With New Texas Maps

Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision directing the San Antonio District Court in Texas to use the plan that was drawn by the Texas Legislature as a starting point in drawing a new interim map that encompasses the merits of LULAC and the redistricting plaintiff's concerns regarding the constitution and Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act ...

Jan 10, 2012

LULAC Praises the Appointment of Cecilia Muñoz as the Director of the Domestic Policy Council for the White House

Washington, DC – Today, President Obama appointed Cecilia Muñoz as the Director of the Domestic Policy Council, making her the top Latina official over matters concerning immigration...

Jan 9, 2012

Jose Garza to Present Oral Argument to U.S. Supreme Court in Texas Redistricting Case

Washington, DC – Today, at 1 P.M., the Supreme Court will hear Perry v. Perez, a case in which the state of Texas used redistricting gerrymandering techniques to delineate districts that dilutes Latino voting strength, in violation of Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act and in violation of the 14th and 15th Amendments. Long-time LULAC attorney Jose Garza will argue for all plaintiffs, urging the U.S. Supreme Court to affirm the interim maps drawn by the Texas Federal Court ...

Jan 6, 2012

LULAC Supports Immigration Proposal by the Obama Administration that Will Have a Significant Impact on Countless American Families

Washington, DC – Today, the Citizenship and Immigration Services will publish a formal notice in the Federal Register of a new regulation that would allow for undocumented immigrants to obtain a provisional waiver in the U.S. before they leave for their country of origin to pick up their green cards ...

Dec 22, 2011

LULAC, GLBC, and GALEO File Motion To Intervene In Georgia’s Request for Preclearance of Statewide Redistricting Plans

Dec 15, 2011

LULAC Hails the Justice Department’s Findings of Discrimination by Arizona Sheriff’s Office of Maricopa County

Washington, DC – The U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, issued a report today finding that the Maricopa County sheriff’s office engaged in the unlawful practice of unconstitutional policing; racial profiling of Latinos; unlawful stops, detains, arrests; and unlawfully retaliated against individuals who criticized the policies enforced by Sheriff Arpaio’s office ...

Dec 13, 2011

LULAC Denounces the Senate’s Block of the Confirmation of Maria del Carmen Aponte as Ambassador to El Salvador

Washington, DC – LULAC National President, Margaret Moran, issued the following statement in response to the Senate Republicans’ filibuster which thwarted the confirmation of Ambassador to El Salvador, Maria Del Carmen Aponte ...

Dec 10, 2011

LULAC Voices Disappointment Over Supreme Court Decision Approving The Motion To Stay

Washington, DC – LULAC voiced its extreme disappointment over the decision by the United States Supreme Court to grant the State of Texas’ Motion to Stay ...

Dec 8, 2011

LULAC Calls for Auto Industry and Related Supply Companies to Consider the Punitive Provisions of HB 56 Before Doing Business in Alabama

Washington, DC – Today, LULAC announced a call to auto manufacturers and related supply companies to reconsider doing business in a state that has passed and is enforcing anti-immigration laws like HB 56 ...

Nov 29, 2011

LULAC Urges the Supreme Court to Support the Decision of a Federal Court Panel in San Antonio

Citing violations of the Voting Rights Act, LULAC is currently pursuing litigation in Texas, New Mexico, Georgia and soon in Alabama ...

Nov 23, 2011

Super Committee’s Inaction Put Social Programs on the Chopping Block

The failure to reach agreement on deficit reduction strategies among members of the federal “Super Committee” will automatically put key social programs like Medicare at risk

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