Jan 20, 2012
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
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
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
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 15, 2011
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
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
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
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
Citing violations of the Voting Rights Act, LULAC is currently pursuing litigation in Texas, New Mexico, Georgia and soon in Alabama ...
Nov 23, 2011
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
Nov 9, 2011
Architect of Arizona’s Anti-immigrant SB1070 Law Becomes First State Senate President in Nation to Lose a Recall Election
Nov 3, 2011
Washington, DC - Presidential hopefuls often say just about anything to make a quick news bite. I don’t begrudge them the need to maximize on the opportunity to get their message to the public. The American people should be afforded every opportunity to learn about their candidate...
Oct 27, 2011
Proposed Connect America Fund Should Prioritize Broadband Access & Adoption
Oct 22, 2011
With Support from the Walmart Foundation LULAC Will Expand Its Health Initiatives That Address Health Disparities in the Latino Community
Oct 19, 2011
LULAC Committed to Work with Leadership in Congress to Ensure Flexibility Does Not Come at the Expense of the Achievement of Disadvantaged Students
Oct 15, 2011
In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month
Oct 14, 2011
Is HB 56 Really A Win For Alabama?