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,… Leer más New Travel Ban Targets Muslims and Violates Freedom of Religious Rights

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… Leer más LULAC Condemns DHS Memos That Set the Stage for Mass Deportations

LULAC Statement on the Confirmation of Jeff Sessions as U.S. Attorney General

Source: LULAC WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Senate confirmed U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions as the next Attorney General of the United States. Despite the controversy surrounding his appointment, the Senate confirmed him in a vote of 52-47. “The confirmation of Sessions as the next Attorney General is a striking blow to the future of… Leer más LULAC Statement on the Confirmation of Jeff Sessions as U.S. Attorney General

LULAC Applauds Appointment of New Commissioners to U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Obama announced the appointments of Catherine Lhamon and Debo Adegbile to serve as commissioners for six year terms on the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. The Commission is a bipartisan, independent commission composed of eight commissioners who exercise discretion over a range of civil rights issues. The Commission is often… Leer más LULAC Applauds Appointment of New Commissioners to U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

LULAC Celebrates as Texas Acknowledges Rights Under Birthright Citizenship

Foto: Alipac “The Republican Governor of Texas and the Attorney General continue their assault on the Latino community in Texas. It is estimated that in the period from 2010 to today the Republican Governor has spent approximately $30 million in taxpayer funds on his personal agenda attacking Latinos and other minorities in the area of… Leer más LULAC Celebrates as Texas Acknowledges Rights Under Birthright Citizenship

LULAC Presses Congressional Leaders on Eve of State of the Union

Urges End to Deportation Raids, Assistance for Puerto Rico, Among Other Issues WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, LULAC National President Roger C. Rocha, Jr. met with Senator Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader; Senator John Cornyn, Senate Majority Whip; and Senator Amy Klobuchar, Chairwoman, Democratic Steering and Outreach Committee. In addition, President Rocha held meetings with… Leer más LULAC Presses Congressional Leaders on Eve of State of the Union