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Sep 22, 2015

LULAC Celebrates National Voter Registration Day: September 22, 2015

Today is National Voter Registration Day and LULAC is proud to once again help raise awareness on the importance of voting and how you can register to vote.

Sep 22, 2015

LULAC Urges Congress to Pass Clean Funding Bill and Cease Attacks on Planned Parenthood

Sep 11, 2015

LULAC Alarmed by Pasco, Washington Prosecutor’s Decision to Not Indict Officers in Tragic Shooting of Antonio Zambrano-Montes

This week, the county prosecutor of Pasco, Washington refused to indict three officers in the tragic February shooting of unarmed Latino immigrant Antonio Zambrano-Montes. Zambrano-Montes was approached by police after throwing rocks at police officers and was later shot by police while fleeing the scene of the confrontation.

Aug 26, 2015

LULAC Meets with Department of Justice and Renews Call for Stronger Hate Crime Legislation

LULAC National President Roger C. Rocha Jr., released the following statement following a meeting with officials from the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division.

Aug 21, 2015

Trump’s Hateful Rhetoric Inspires Criminal Assault Against Homeless Latino; Trump Refuses to Condemn the Hate Crime He Inspired

Today, LULAC National President Roger C. Rocha, Jr. responded to the Trump-inspired attack on a Latino homeless man in Boston, Massachusetts.

Aug 16, 2015

Trump Recycles Old Ideas in Pandering to the Far Right

Today, LULAC National President, Roger C. Rocha Jr., issued the following statement in response to the release of Donald Trump's immigration position paper.

Aug 14, 2015

Action Alert: Protect Latino Preschoolers - Demand that Indiana Stop Discriminating Against Latino Children

Click here to join LULAC Urge Governor Pence and the Indiana Department of Education to Stop Discriminating Against Latino Preschoolers.

Aug 13, 2015

EDF & LULAC Will Sponsor a Series of Events on Latino Health and the Environment

Multicity events series will engage and educate locals about health risks caused by climate change pollution and toxic chemicals.

Aug 11, 2015

LULAC and Univision Communications Inc. Partner to Bring Broadband Access to Latinos

Aug 5, 2015

LULAC Applauds Appeals Court Decision Striking Down Discriminatory Texas Voter ID Law

LULAC National President, Roger Rocha, today released the following statement in response to historic voting rights victory in Texas.

Jul 28, 2015

LULAC Hails Ruling Citing ICE Should Release 1,700 Immigrant Children and Parents Held in Detention Centers in Texas and Pennsylvania

This past Friday, U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee held that the government was in violation of key provisions of the Flores v. Meese settlement agreement which sets forth specific requirements regarding the housing of immigrant children.

Jul 24, 2015

LULAC Councils Gather at Laredo International Airport to Deliver Message to Donald Trump - LULAC Supports Veterans Not Bigots!

Yesterday, under the blistering Texas heat, LULAC members protested Donald Trump's visit to Laredo, Texas.

Jul 24, 2015

White House Recognizes “DACAmented” LULAC Teacher as a “Champion of Change” in Nation's Capital

LULAC National President Roger C. Rocha, Jr. released the following statement praising LULAC Collegiate LULAC member Luis Juarez-Trevino of Dallas, Texas for his Champion of Change recognition at the White House.

Jul 22, 2015

LULAC Calls Upon the White House and Congress to Work with Puerto Rico to Solve the Territory’s Debt Crisis

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) today called for the White House and Congress to work closely with Puerto Rico to find a solution to the territory’s $72 billion debt crisis.

Jul 18, 2015

LULAC Condemns Anti-Immigrant Bigot Donald Trump for Insulting POWs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The League of United Latin Americans Citizens condemned Donald Trump again today, this time for insulting veterans and prisoners of war, after his slanderous attack against John McCain. The draft-dodging Trump, who received 5 deferments to avoid serving in Vietnam, stated that John McCain is “not a war hero” because “he was captured. I like people who weren’t captured.”

Jul 15, 2015

LULAC Opposes Current Senate Version of ESEA Bill - Every Child Achieves Act of 2015

LULAC National President, Roger Rocha, today released the following statement in anticipation of the U.S. Senate’s vote on the Every Child Achieves Act of 2015, the latest version of the Senate rewrite of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.

Jul 15, 2015

LULAC Calls for Civil Rights Investigation into Gardena Police Department

LULAC National President Roger Rocha issued the following statement regarding the newly released footage showing officers from the Gardena Police Department in California fatally shooting an unarmed Latino man and wounding another.

Jul 15, 2015

LULAC Applauds Boston Mayor's Stand Against Trump

LULAC National President, Roger Rocha, issued the following statement applauding Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh for his stance in support of Latinos.

Jul 15, 2015

LULAC Responds to New Policies on Family Detention

LULAC National President, Roger Rocha, released the following statement regarding the announcement from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agency that it plans to release qualifying mothers and children detained after attempting to cross the U.S border.

Jul 10, 2015

LULAC Launches Expansion of Education Initiative at the 86th National Convention Salt Lake City, Utah

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) unveiled today a critical education initiative to help reduce the nation’s high school dropout crisis among Latinos.

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