WhereaS, the League of United Latin American Citizens is this nationís oldest and largest Latino organization, founded in Corpus Christi, Texas February 24, 1929; and 

WhereaS, LULAC throughout its history has committed itself to the principle that Latinos have equal access to opportunities in employment, education, housing, and healthcare; and 

WhereaS, LULAC as supported the principles of equal opportunities for economic development, political influence, civil rights and the general welfare for all Latinos in the United States. 

WhereaS, while securing the borders all (north, south and by sea) be consistent; and 

WhereaS, invest resources in the economies to create hobs in the sending countries; and  

WhereaS, educate the elected leaders, the media, and the public, regarding the importance of immigrants to our economy and vitality of our country; and  

WhereaS, restrict the aggressive and disruptive activities of the border militias; and  

WhereaS, focus attention away form the border and on immigration as a national issue; and  

WhereaS, take bias, discrimination, criminal penalties, and fear out of border issues and replace with a jus accessible, and humane immigration policy; and 

WhereaS, pass the Dream Act to insure children and families are not separated; and  

WhereaS, appropriate compensation for the expenses incurred by law enforcement medical services, and other human services provided to immigrants; and 

WhereaS, the border communities do not want to be pictured every time the media speaks about homeland security.


Adopted this 1st day of July 2006.

Rosa Rosales
LULAC National President

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