The League of United Latin American Citizens Concerned about Severe Cuts to Critical Programs in FY18 Budget Released by the White House

Washington, D.C. – Today, the White House released a budget outline for Fiscal Year 2018 detailing severe cuts across government agencies already beleaguered with hiring freezes and unstaffed posts. The budget outline, also referred to as the “skinny budget” in Capitol Hill circles because of its lack of detail, slashes investments in education, housing, health,… Read More The League of United Latin American Citizens Concerned about Severe Cuts to Critical Programs in FY18 Budget Released by the White House

Women need to understand their Social Security benefit…but that’s not all!

Source: Social Security Matters One of the biggest mistakes people make is simply not taking the time or waiting too long to understand how the retirement system works. If you’re worried that you won’t have enough money to last throughout a longer lifetime, take action by doing something about it. According to a 2016 survey,… Read More Women need to understand their Social Security benefit…but that’s not all!

LULAC Congratulates Jennifer S. Korn, Latina Appointed White House Senior Advisor

Source: LULAC WASHINGTON, D.C. – The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) congratulates Jennifer S. Korn on her new role as Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Director for the Office of Public Liaison. She formerly served as the Deputy Political Director for Strategic Initiatives at the Republican National Committee. “I want to… Read More LULAC Congratulates Jennifer S. Korn, Latina Appointed White House Senior Advisor

New Travel Ban Targets Muslims and Violates Freedom of Religious Rights

By LULAC WASHINGTON, D.C. – The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) condemns President Donald Trump’s new travel ban, stating it remains a ban on Muslims and violates freedom of religious rights by solely targeting Muslim-majority countries. The new order removed Iraq from the list of countries but still targets Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia,… Read More New Travel Ban Targets Muslims and Violates Freedom of Religious Rights

Current LULAC Funding Opportunities

Apply now: http://www.lulac.org/funding LULAC’s programs revitalize Hispanic neighborhoods by creating innovative grassroots programs in over 1,000 Hispanic communities served by LULAC councils. Apply for one of these grants options for your community today. LULAC and the Coca-Cola Foundation are proud to launch the Latina Entrepreneur Academy as part of LULAC’s Women’s Empowerment (WE) Initiative that… Read More Current LULAC Funding Opportunities

LULAC Condemns DHS Memos That Set the Stage for Mass Deportations

Source: LULAC Enforcement Priorities Apply to Almost Every Undocumented Immigrant WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a series of memos detailing the enforcement procedures for President Trump’s executive orders on immigration and border security. Under the new guidance, the Department of Homeland Security has effectively ended the Obama-era focus on… Read More LULAC Condemns DHS Memos That Set the Stage for Mass Deportations

LULAC Statement on the Nomination of Alexander Acosta for U.S. Secretary of Labor

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, President Donald Trump announced his nomination for Secretary of Labor, Alexander Acosta. Acosta served as Assistant Attorney General for the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division under President George W. Bush, and was also a member of the National Labor Relations Board and served as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of… Read More LULAC Statement on the Nomination of Alexander Acosta for U.S. Secretary of Labor