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Nov 6, 2009

Home Buyer Tax Credit Extension

President Obama, this morning signed the “Worker, Homeownership and Business Assistance Act of 2009” into law, extending the First Time Homebuyer tax credit that was set to expire on 12/1/09.

Nov 5, 2009

A Victory in the Senate with the Halt of the Vitter Amendment

LULAC National President Rosa Rosales sends her condolences to the families of those who were killed in yesterday’s horrific shooting at the Fort Hood Army base in Texas.

Oct 30, 2009

LULAC Hails the Inclusion of Puerto Rico in the House Bill

“The House bill presented today is a triumph for all of Puerto Rico,” said LULAC National President Rosa Rosales. “The island will receive an unprecedented amount of funds and we are on track to meet our goal that not a single Puerto Rican is without adequate insurance.”

Oct 23, 2009

LULAC, Bank of America Join Forces To Boost Hispanic Homeownership

The Latino community has fallen behind the rest of the country in accumulating wealth and assets. As much as 50% of Latinos have no bank account, only 46.1 % are homeowners, and Latinos have lower incomes than any other group in the country.

Oct 23, 2009

LULAC Hails Passage of Landmark Hate Crimes Legislation

Sep 24, 2009

Responding to H1N1 Flu Virus

With the upcoming flu season, please take the necessary precautions for preventing the H1N1 flu virus. There are a few simple steps to ensure that you and those around you remain healthy.

Sep 17, 2009

LULAC Applauds Rep. Gutierrez for Taking the Lead on Immigration Reform Legislation

Today, hundreds of immigrant leaders and representatives called upon Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) to lead a strategy in the coming weeks that will get specific comprehensive immigration reform legislation introduced and moving through the halls of Congress.

Sep 9, 2009

Our Health Care System is Broken, Reform Now!

“We need meaningful health care reform that will lower costs, expands access and improves quality,” said LULAC National President Rosa Rosales. “For too long we have recognized problems in our health care system - cost, access and quality - but have not taken the required action to correct these deficiencies.”

Sep 1, 2009

Rosa Rosales: Let’s talk about Latinos and Health Reform (PDF)

En la sala de conferencias de la oficina nacional de la League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC por sus siglas en inglés) tuvo lugar el pasado miércoles una importante reunión en donde Rosa Rosales presidenta nacional de esa organizacion anunció públicamente su apoyo a la reforma de salud propuesta por el Presidente Barack Obama. Rosales estuvo acompañada por miembros de la mesa directiva de la citada agrupación y representativos de agencias comunitarias que también apoyan la reforma mencionada.

Aug 25, 2009

LULAC Wins Suit Against Texas Two-Step

Today a three-judge federal panel in West Texas issued an order denying the Texas Democratic Party’s motion for summary judgment and stated that section 5 of the Voting Rights Act applies to delegate selection rule changes made by the Texas Democratic Party.

Jul 18, 2009

President Rosa Rosales re-elected for a fourth term.

The League of United Latin American Citizens overwhelmingly voted for LULAC National President Rosa Rosales today at the LULAC general assembly and election of officers in San Juan, Puerto Rico at the conclusion of the convention.

Jul 7, 2009

University of Phoenix, LULAC, Partner to Promote Education within Hispanic Communities

The League of United Latin American Citizens and University of Phoenix have partnered to award 25 scholarships to exceptional members of our community who have demonstrated a commitment to their local communities through leadership, volunteerism and/or professional development opportunities.

Apr 27, 2009

LULAC National President Rosa Rosales Statement On Swine Flu

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the nation's largest and oldest Hispanic civil rights organization in the country, National President Rosa Rosales today issued a statement in response to recent human infections with a newly discovered type A (Swine flu) virus.

Apr 27, 2009

LULAC National President Rosa Rosales Statement On Swine Flu

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the nation's largest and oldest Hispanic civil rights organization in the country, National President Rosa Rosales today issued a statement in response to recent human infections with a newly discovered type A (Swine flu) virus.

Apr 8, 2009

LULAC Applauds New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson For Signing HB 428, Prohibiting Racial Profiling In The State

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the largest and oldest Hispanic civil rights organization, is pleased that New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson signed House Bill 428 into law accompanied by LULAC leadership in Santa Fe yesterday.

Apr 8, 2009

Press Release: LULAC Applauds New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson For Signing HB 428, Prohibiting Racial Profiling In The State.

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the largest and oldest Hispanic civil rights organization, is pleased that New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson signed House Bill 428 into law accompanied by LULAC leadership in Santa Fe yesterday.

Apr 3, 2009

Press Release: LULAC Supports American Civic Association in the Wake of the Tragic Shooting.

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the nation’s largest and oldest Hispanic civil rights organization in the country, is anguished and saddened by the news of the shooting of 14 people at the American Civic Association of Binghamton, New York today.

Mar 23, 2009

DREAM Act: The Time is Now!

The Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act is bipartisan legislation that addresses the situation faced by young people who were brought to the United States years ago as undocumented immigrant children, and who have since grown up here, stayed in school, and kept out of trouble.

Jan 23, 2009

1st Annual Educational Forum on Diabetes.

A Latinos in Action Initiative.

Jan 16, 2009

LULAC Congratulates Senate Finance Committee For Supporting The Legal Immigrant Children's Health Improvement Act

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) applauds the Senate Finance Committee passage of the Legal Immigrant Children’s Health Improvement Act (ICHIA) by a vote of 12-7. We encourage all members of the United State Senate to urge support of immigrant children and pregnant women.

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