85th Texas Legislation: What’s changed?

By Ximena Ramirez The 85th Texas Legislative Session came to a close on the end of last month. The 140 days of the regular session...

Texas leaders discuss impacts of SB 4 across Texas and beyond

By National Immigration Forum Texas Senate Bill 4 (SB 4) will have serious public safety and economic impacts, Texas faith, law enforcement and business leaders...

An app to make voting easy in runoff election

On Tuesday May 30, 2017 early voting began for the runoff election. The last day of early voting is Tuesday, June 6. Voter turnout is...

Americans need health care, not a border wall

By Gabriel Rosales, LULAC National Vice President of the Southwest One of Trump’s most consistent campaign promises was that Mexico would pay for the 2,000-mile,...

Hurd highlights deferred maintenance projects at Mission San Jose

By Ximena Ramirez U.S. Rep. Will Hurd introduced bipartisan legislation in the end of March with an intent to fund overdue maintenance projects in National...

Sacrificing Texas values for hate: SB 4 closes the door on diversity

By Luis Roberto Vera, Jr., Esq., LULAC general counsel For as long as I can remember, Texas has enjoyed a reputation of being a family-friendly...

Gov. Abbott signs SB 4 into law

Gov. Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 4 into law on Sunday. SB 4 is the controversial “sanctuary cities” ban that the Texas Legislature passed...

Just a Thought: Hispanic candidates and professions

Two weeks ago, I wrote about the 38 Hispanic candidates on the ballot for the May 6 mayoral and City Council candidate races. Obviously, besides...

Just a Thought: Springtime is back!

Looking up the definition of “springtime” in Webster’s Dictionary, I discovered that it is defined as “the the state or time of being a...

Just a Thought: Cesar Chavez March

The upcoming Cesar E. Chavez March on the 25 reminds us of the celebration of the legacy of the civil rights activist, who with Dolores Huerta co-founded the...
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