See NHLA's latest press releases below.
Sep 19, 2014
Today, the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), a coalition of 39 preeminent national Latino organizations, praised President Barack Obama’s announcement nominating Maria Echaveste as United States Ambassador to Mexico at the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about NHLA's work to support Maria and other Latinas and Latinos pursuing political appointments at http://latinoappointments.org.
Sep 9, 2014
On September 10, 2014 the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), a coalition of 39 of the nation's premier Latino advocacy organizations, released to the press an advance copy of its Congressional Scorecard for the 113th Congress, covering how Congress performed on issues that impact the Latino community.
Sep 5, 2014
Coalition of 39 Latino organizations join boycott of immigration meetings with President that exclude undocumented
Aug 15, 2014
Today, the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda, a coalition of 39 preeminent national Latino organizations, responded to President Barack Obama’s most recent nominations designating Latino leaders to serve in key posts in his Administration. Especially noteworthy for the coalition is the President’s nomination of current U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas, Sarah R. Saldaña, to serve as Assistant Secretary for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) at the Department of Homeland Security.
Aug 15, 2014
Members of the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), a coalition of 39 preeminent national Latino organizations, stand in solidarity with the family of Michael Brown and join those in Ferguson, Missouri and across the nation in calling for justice. Read more about what Latino leaders have to say on the issue.
Aug 1, 2014
In its continued effort around its Latinos United for Immigration Reform campaign, the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), a coalition of 37 of the nation's preeminent Latino organizations, sent a letter to President Barack Obama ahead of Friday's two-year anniversary of the implementation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, calling for its expansion and the creation of an affirmative relief program modeled on DACA for the broader undocumented population.
Aug 1, 2014
NHLA released the following statement expressing its strong opposition to the revised border supplemental funding and DACA restriction bills that are scheduled to be considered by the full House.
Jul 31, 2014
The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), a coalition of 37 of the nation's preeminent Latino organizations, sent a letter to every member of the U.S. House of Representatives today expressing strong opposition to H.R. 5272, a bill that would block federal agencies from issuing any new policies that defer deportation and would prevent any future grants of work authorization to new recipients of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The House of Representatives was scheduled to vote on H.R. 5272 today in conjunction with H.R. 5230, the House border supplemental funding bill, which NHLA strongly opposes as well.
Jul 30, 2014
Rolling back due process rights for vulnerable children is not the answer
to the humanitarian situation along the southern border
Jul 23, 2014
Coalition strongly opposes H.R. 4935, expected to face vote on House floor Thursday
Jul 1, 2014
Leaders Renew Call for House of Representatives to Vote on Long-Term Immigration Solutions
Jun 27, 2014
Coalition Acknowledges Progress But Urges Action on Latino Nominees Still Pending
Jun 25, 2014
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
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
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
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
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
May 15, 2014
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
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