NHLA Press Releases

See NHLA's latest press releases below.

Jul 23, 2014

NATIONAL HISPANIC LEADERS DEMAND VOTE AGAINST BILL TO RESTRICT THE CHILD TAX CREDIT

Coalition strongly opposes H.R. 4935, expected to face vote on House floor Thursday

Jul 1, 2014

Latino Leaders Welcome President’s Declaration to Exercise Executive Authority to Provide Long Overdue and Urgent Immigration Relief

Leaders Renew Call for House of Representatives to Vote on Long-Term Immigration Solutions

Jun 25, 2014

Latino Leadership Responds to Humanitarian Crisis Driving Unaccompanied Youth to the U.S.

Today, the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), a coalition of 37 of the nation’s preeminent Latino organizations, issued a statement regarding the growing number of unaccompanied youth arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border

Jun 17, 2014

LATINO LEADERS RELEASE LETTERS TO SENATE URGING CONFIRMATION OF PENDING LATINO NOMINEES

At Least Fourteen Latino Candidates are Currently Awaiting Action by the U.S. Senate, With Some Nomination Wait Times Running as Long as 1,188 Days

Jun 11, 2014

LATINO LEADERS TO RELEASE REPORT ON VOTING RIGHTS VIOLATIONS NATIONWIDE

The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), the coalition of 37 preeminent national Latino organizations, in conjunction with NALEO and MALDEF, will release a report describing the egregious and far-reaching discrimination faced by Latino voters in past election cycles and since the Supreme Court decided Shelby County v Holder in June 2013.

Jun 3, 2014

NHLA Denounces the President's Decision to Postpone Deportation Relief Review

The Nation’s Largest National Latino Coalition expressed strong frustration and disappointment with President Barack Obama's decision to postpone the review of the Department of Homeland Security’s Deportation Polices until the end of summer.

May 27, 2014

LATINO LEADERS CONGRATULATES MAYOR JULIÁN CASTRO, PRESIDENT’S NOMINEE TO LEAD THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Leaders urge the U.S. Senate to be expeditious in voting to confirm San Antonio Mayork Julian Castro as HUD Secretary and Third Latino Cabinet-Level Nominee

May 15, 2014

NHLA APPLAUDS FEDERAL GUIDANCE​ PROTECTING EQUAL ACCESS TO PUBLIC SCHOOLING REGARDLESS OF STUDENT AND FAMILY IMMIGRATION STATUS

NHLA APPLAUDS FEDERAL GUIDANCE​ PROTECTING EQUAL ACCESS TO PUBLIC SCHOOLING REGARDLESS OF STUDENT AND FAMILY IMMIGRATION STATUS

May 15, 2014

LATINO COALITION URGES NOMINATION OF SAN ANTONIO MAYOR JULIÁN CASTRO TO LEAD THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

National Hispanic Leadership Agenda urges President Obama to name San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro as next Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development

May 15, 2014

LATINO LEADERS PRAISE NOMINATION OF VICTOR MENDEZ AS DEPUTY SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION

Leaders Urge U.S. Senators to Confirm Mendez, who has Served in Obama Administration Since 2009 and Held “Acting Deputy Secretary” Status Since December 2013

May 15, 2014

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda Sign Landmark Agreement

The Nation’s Largest National Latino Coalition and Secretary Tom Vilsack Sign Agreement that will Open Doors Of Opportunity for Latinos in Policy, Programs, Personnel and More at the U.S. Department of Agriculture

May 6, 2014

Latino Leaders Release Report Condemning Unprecedented Deportation Rate, Highlighting Devastating Impact on Latino Families and Communities

The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), a coalition of 37 of the nation’s preeminent Latino organizations, today released a report, "Detention, Deportation, and Devastation: The Disproportionate Effect of Deportations on the Latino Community," in conjunction with the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) and the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON).

Apr 18, 2014

LATINO LEADERS CONGRATULATE ALEJANDRA CASTILLO, NEWLY APPOINTED NATIONAL DIRECTOR OF THE MINORITY BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AGENCY

The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda proudly congratulates Alejandra Castillo, who was named by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker as the new Director of the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA). The Dominican-American appointee will become the first Latina and second woman to head MBDA in its 45 year history.

Apr 18, 2014

LATINO LEADERS PRAISE NOMINATION OF VICTOR MENDEZ AS DEPUTY SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION

The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), the coalition of 37 preeminent national Latino organizations, congratulates Victor M. Mendez who President Obama nominated as Deputy Secretary of the United States Department of Transportation (DOT). Mendez has served in the Obama Administration as Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration at the Department of Transportation since 2009 and was designated the Acting Deputy Secretary of Transportation in December 2013.

Apr 8, 2014

LATINO LEADERS: RYAN BUDGET WOULD SET HISPANIC COMMUNITY BACK, STIFLE RECOVERY

The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda warned that the budget proposed by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, with nearly $5 Trillion in cuts, would disproportionately impact Hispanic families already hit hard by previous austerity plans.

Apr 8, 2014

Latino Leaders Urge House to Follow Senate's Lead, Pass Unemployment Insurance Extension

National Hispanic Leadership Agenda Welcomes Senate Vote; Unemployment Votes May Be Included In Congressional Scorecard

Mar 28, 2014

LATINO LEADERS PRAISE UNANIMOUS SENATE VOTE CONFIRMING MARIA CONTRERAS-SWEET AS SBA’S NEW LEADER

Latina business and community leader is now the second Latino in President's Cabinet and highest-ranking Latina in the Administration

Mar 24, 2014

NHLA AND POLITICAL PARITY KICK OFF INITIATIVE ON CAPITOL HILL TO RECRUIT MORE LATINAS TO PUBLIC OFFICE

Political and civic leaders from around the country gathered today for the Washington, D.C. launch of LatinasRepresent and the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda’s (NHLA) Latina Task Force.

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