All Press Releases

Oct 7, 2018

Senate Kavanaugh Vote Ignores America’s Majority

Executive and Legislative Branches Politicized Judiciary

Oct 2, 2018

Call to Action: Protect The U.S. Supreme Court

The United States Senate is about to decide on the Nomination of Brett Kavanaugh for the U.S. Supreme Court....

Sep 28, 2018

LULAC: Millions To Be Punished For Being Poor

Nation’s Largest Civil Rights Organization Says Green Card Threat is Inhumane

Sep 26, 2018

LULAC Sends Letter Strongly Opposing Kavanaugh

Multiple Concerns are Listed in Formal Communication to Judiciary Committee

Sep 17, 2018

Broadcasters Work Together To Provide Hurricane Alerts and Information In Spanish

WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 17, 2018): In the best public service tradition of broadcasting, three radio station groups have voluntarily banded together to provide life-saving information to Spanish speaking residents of two coastal South Carolina communities threatened by Hurricane Florence.

Aug 30, 2018

URGENTE: Equipo de Emergencia de LULAC para Intervenciones de ICE

LULAC está movilizando un equipo de abogados, asistentes legales y voluntarios para ayudar a las familias víctimas del ataque terrorista de ICE en un negocio en París,Texas.

Aug 30, 2018

URGENT: LULAC ICE Emergency Crisis Intervention Team

LULAC is mobilizing a team of pro bono attorneys, paralegals, and volunteers to help the family victims of the ICE terror raid on a Paris, Texas business. Let's help the families and stand up for American values.

Aug 26, 2018

LULAC Salutes John McCain: True American Leader & Statesman

Throughout his life, he stood by his principles and he stood by America

Aug 22, 2018

Call to Action: Marshalltown, Iowa, Needs You!

I am writing to urgently request your financial help for our Latino community in Marshalltown, Iowa following two devastating tornadoes that struck that town of 27,000 people on July 19, 2018. One month after the tornados hit Marshalltown, many Latinos are being denied assistance because they are working immigrants without social security numbers...

Aug 10, 2018

Help Families Ripped Apart in Nebraska

LULAC has sent a LULAC intervention team to Nebraska to help families who have been ripped apart following an unprovoked terror strike by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the arrest of 130 working Latino migrants in northern Nebraska and South Minnesota.

Aug 9, 2018

LULAC Case Leads to Major Court Decision Protecting the Health of Millions

Ruling calls for EPA to ban a pesticide in use for decades which leads to brain damage

Aug 4, 2018

National LULAC President: A Dream Come True for DACA Recipients

Nation’s Largest Civil Rights Organization Applauds Federal Court Decision

Aug 1, 2018

Alert: Ricardo Fierro, LULAC Council President, Detained by ICE

Ricardo Fierro, a LULAC Council President, has been detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials since July 24th from his home in Racine, Wisconsin. Ricardo has been separated from his family and 5 children who are afraid he will soon be deported...

Jul 21, 2018

LULAC Elects Texas Civil Rights Lawyer to National President

Domingo Garcia, a practicing civil rights attorney from Dallas, Texas and lifetime social justice advocate who pledged to make immigration reform, assistance for veterans and seniors plus tuition-free higher education his top priorities was elected LULAC National President today at the organization’s 89th Annual Convention. ....

Jul 20, 2018

LULAC Selects First Generation Immigrant as Next CEO

Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization in the Country Charts New Path. ....

Jul 19, 2018

LULAC Unity Event Honors Sheriff Antonio “Tony” Estrada Recipient of 2018 Ohtli Award for Lifetime of Service

Phoenix, AZ - - The League of United Latin American Citizens will recognize Antonio “Tony” Estrada, Sheriff of Santa Cruz County, Arizona who will receive Mexico’s highest civilian honor bestowed for distinguished service during the 2018 LULAC Unity Luncheon, Thursday, July 19th at its Annual National Convention and Exposition in Phoenix, Arizona.. ....

Jul 19, 2018

LULAC and Ford Announce $300,000 in Educational Grants and Scholarships

Phoenix, AZ - Ford Motor Company Fund, the philanthropic arm of Ford Motor Company, will award the recipients of the Ford Driving Dreams (FDD) Grants during the 89th Annual LULAC National Convention at the Phoenix Convention Center. ....

Jul 16, 2018

The 89th Annual LULAC National Convention & Exposition in Phoenix, AZ “Together We Rise: Igniting Activism to Transform Communities”

Phoenix, AZ - The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the nation’s largest and oldest Latino civil rights organization, will host its 89th Annual National Convention from July 17 through July 21, 2018, at the Phoenix Convention Center ....

Jul 14, 2018

LULAC Welcomes Vice President Joe Biden to the League of United Latin American Citizens 89th Annual National Convention

Washington, D.C. - The following is a statement from Sindy Benavides, Chief Operating Officer and Acting CEO for LULAC. "For centuries, governments and societies have ignored the plight and conditions of abused women. In recent years, our laws and international standards of human rights ....

Jun 19, 2018

Civil Rights Leaders Slam Trump Administration’s Policy of Separating Children from Their Families at Southern U.S. Border, Demand End to Devastating Policy

Washington, D.C. - Today, Representative Darren Soto (D-FL), Representative Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) and a broad spectrum of civil rights leaders held a press conference at the Capitol calling on the Trump administration and U.S. Attorney General Sessions to immediately cease the separation of children and their families at the U.S. border ....

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