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While GOP House Leaders Abandon Ship, Latino and AAPI Communities Keep Score

While GOP House Leaders Abandon Ship, Latino and AAPI Communities Keep Score

July 01, 2014
With House Republican leadership throwing away the best chance in recent decades to reform the immigration system, national Latino and Asian American and Pacific Islander groups are renewing their combined pledge to inform their communities of Congress’ failure to do its job. Final scores of all 435 House members regarding votes and inaction on immigration reform are being tabulated and will be released in late July for nationwide distribution.
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GOP’s Refusal to Advance Immigration Reform Leaves No Other Alternative—President Must Act

GOP’s Refusal to Advance Immigration Reform Leaves No Other Alternative—President Must Act

June 30, 2014
In the wake of Speaker John Boehner’s remarks that he will not permit the House of Representatives to vote on immigration reform this year, President Obama announced earlier today that he will use his executive authority to fix our broken immigration system and provide some relief to the millions of aspiring Americans facing the constant threat of deportation.
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On Immigration, NCLR Warns House Leadership, “Be Part of the Solution, or Own the Problem”

On Immigration, NCLR Warns House Leadership, “Be Part of the Solution, or Own the Problem”

June 26, 2014
One year ago, the U.S. Senate passed the “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013 (S. 744),” a historic piece of bipartisan legislation designed to overhaul our nation’s outdated immigration system. Responding to the will of the American people, who overwhelmingly support immigration reform, Republicans and Democrats came together to reach a compromise that included a much-needed path to citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the U.S.
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NCLR Pide un Enfoque Integral para Solucionar la Situación de los Niños Refugiados en la Frontera

NCLR Pide un Enfoque Integral para Solucionar la Situación de los Niños Refugiados en la Frontera

June 26, 2014
Teniendo en cuenta una situación humanitaria de carácter internacional ante el creciente número de niños refugiados no acompañados que se encuentran bajo la custodia del gobierno de Estados Unidos, el Consejo Nacional de La Raza (NCLR, por sus siglas en inglés) aprobó hoy el plan multipunto del senador Robert Menéndez (D.- N.J.) para abordar este problema y, al mismo tiempo, solicitó un mayor apoyo financiero de muchas organizaciones humanitarias, legales y las abocadas a la protección infantil para que ayuden a estos niños.
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Expo Nacional de la Famila Latina® del NCLR Ofrece un Fin de Semana Divertido e Informativo

Expo Nacional de la Famila Latina® del NCLR Ofrece un Fin de Semana Divertido e Informativo

June 26, 2014
El NCLR (Consejo Nacional de La Raza) celebrará la influencia de la creciente comunidad latina en la Expo Nacional de la Familia Latina® 2014 del 19 al 21 de julio en Los Angeles.
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NCLR’S National Latino Family Expo® Offers a Fun and Informative Weekend

NCLR’S National Latino Family Expo® Offers a Fun and Informative Weekend

June 26, 2014
NCLR (National Council of La Raza) will celebrate the influence of the growing Latino community at the 2014 National Latino Family Expo® on July 19–21 in Los Angeles.
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Six Latino Organizations Join NCLR National Affiliate Network

Six Latino Organizations Join NCLR National Affiliate Network

June 26, 2014
Six new community-based organizations recently joined the NCLR (National Council of La Raza) Affiliate Network, whose members work with the Latino community throughout the nation.
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Seis Organizaciones Latinas se Unen a la Red de Afiliados del NCLR

Seis Organizaciones Latinas se Unen a la Red de Afiliados del NCLR

June 26, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Seis organizaciones comunitarias se han unido a la red de afiliados del NCLR (Consejo Nacional de La Raza), cuyos miembros trabajan con la comunidad latina en todo el país.
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NCLR Calls for Comprehensive Approach to Humanitarian Plight of Refugee Children on the U.S. Border

NCLR Calls for Comprehensive Approach to Humanitarian Plight of Refugee Children on the U.S. Border

June 25, 2014
Deeming the growing numbers of unaccompanied child refugees in U.S. government custody an international humanitarian situation, NCLR (National Council of La Raza) today endorsed Senator Robert Menendez’s (D.-N.J.) multipoint plan to address the issue and also called for greater financial support of the many humanitarian, legal and children’s organizations that have been leading efforts to assist these children.
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NCLR Applauds Introduction of Immigrant Integration Bill

NCLR Applauds Introduction of Immigrant Integration Bill

June 24, 2014
Earlier today, Reps. Tony Cardenas (D–Calif.) and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) introduced the “New American Success Act,” a bill to more effectively assist immigrants as they navigate the naturalization process.
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Global Conference Examines Outcomes on the Strength of Peer Support Programs

Global Conference Examines Outcomes on the Strength of Peer Support Programs

June 23, 2014
Peers for Progress, a program of the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation (AAFPF), and NCLR (National Council of La Raza) gathered researchers and program leaders last week at a conference in San Francisco for an in-depth discussion, “Peer Support: Evidence and Directions Forward.”
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NCLR patrocinará foro informativo sobre los estándares de Arizona

NCLR patrocinará foro informativo sobre los estándares de Arizona

June 23, 2014
El jueves, 26 de junio, de 3:30 a 5:30 p.m., NCLR (Consejo Nacional de La Raza por sus siglas en inglés), en colaboración con la Cámara de Comercio de Tucson, patrocinará una sesión informativa para discutir el impacto de nuevos estándares educacionales en los jóvenes de Arizona, en particular los alumnos hispanos.
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NCLR to Host Latino Leadership Briefing on Arizona’s College- and Career-Ready Standards

NCLR to Host Latino Leadership Briefing on Arizona’s College- and Career-Ready Standards

June 23, 2014
On Thursday, June 26, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., NCLR, in partnership with the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, will host a Latino leadership briefing to discuss the impact of educational standards on Arizona students and Hispanic students in particular.
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Minority Groups to McCarthy: Set a Date for Immigration Vote or Kill Best Chance for a Real Solution

Minority Groups to McCarthy: Set a Date for Immigration Vote or Kill Best Chance for a Real Solution

June 19, 2014
National Latino and AAPI leaders released the following statement today after House Republicans elected Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California as Majority Leader. McCarthy represents a largely farmworker district that is 35% Latino and 5% Asian American and Pacific Islander. The election comes on the eve of the one-year anniversary of the Senate passage of S.744, a comprehensive immigration reform bill that passed with a vote of 68 to 32.
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New Report Highlights Impact of Work Experience on Employment Status of Young Latino Men

New Report Highlights Impact of Work Experience on Employment Status of Young Latino Men

June 11, 2014
Latinos are the youngest and fastest-growing segment of the American labor force, but the beginnings of their careers are often plagued with unique challenges. Today, NCLR (National Council of La Raza) released a report titled “Giving Them an Edge? The Effects of Work Experience on the Employment Prospects of Latino Young Men.”
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NCLR Announces Exciting Lineup for its 2014 Annual Conference

NCLR Announces Exciting Lineup for its 2014 Annual Conference

June 10, 2014
NCLR (National Council of La Raza) today announced highlights of its upcoming 2014 Annual Conference and National Latino Family Expo®, the preeminent events for NCLR and for Latinos across the nation. Returning to Los Angeles for the fourth time, the NCLR Annual Conference and National Latino Family Expo will run from Saturday, July 19 through Tuesday, July 22 at the JW Marriott Los Angeles and L.A. LIVE entertainment complex.
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NCLR Anuncia Formación de su Conferencia Anual 2014

NCLR Anuncia Formación de su Conferencia Anual 2014

June 10, 2014
NCLR (Consejo Nacional de La Raza por sus siglas en inglés) hoy anunció la formación de su Conferencia Anual 2014 y Expo Nacional de La Familia Latina, el evento preeminente del NCLR y de los latinos en el país. Volviendo a Los Angeles por la cuarta vez, la Conferencia Anual y Expo Nacional de La Familia Latina tomará lugar el sábado, 19 de julio, al martes, 22 de julio, en el JW Marriott Los Angeles y L.A. LIVE.
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Lineup for the 2014 NCLR Annual Conference and National Latino Family Expo in L.A. to be Unveiled

Lineup for the 2014 NCLR Annual Conference and National Latino Family Expo in L.A. to be Unveiled

June 05, 2014
NCLR will announce the events, speakers and highlights for the upcoming 2014 NCLR Annual Conference and Latino Family Expo at a press briefing on Tuesday, June 10 in Los Angeles.
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NCLR: Los Hispanos Pueden Maximizar Sus Beneficios Del Seguro Social

NCLR: Los Hispanos Pueden Maximizar Sus Beneficios Del Seguro Social

May 29, 2014
Un foro comunitario en Miami, FL hoy reunió a grupos de trabajadores hispanos quienes están pensando en su futuro retiro y tratando de determinar cuando retirarse y comenzar a colectar beneficios del Seguro Social. Los participantes en el foro patrocinado por NCLR (Consejo Nacional de La Raza por sus siglas en ingles) y AARP, aprendieron como pueden aumentar significativamente sus beneficios de retiro del Seguro Social posponiendo la fecha en que comienzan a colectar esos beneficios.
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NCLR: Latinos Can Maximize Social Security Benefits By Delaying The Date They Choose To Collect

NCLR: Latinos Can Maximize Social Security Benefits By Delaying The Date They Choose To Collect

May 29, 2014
A town hall held in Miami today brought together Latino workers who are thinking about when to retire and begin collecting Social Security benefits. Attendees at the forum, hosted by NCLR (National Council of La Raza) and AARP, learned how they can significantly increase their Social Security retirement benefits by delaying when they claim them. Participants learned that waiting even one extra year could make a big difference in their benefits for the rest of their lives.
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