On behalf of the over 7,000 members of La Union del Pueblo Entero, we would like to wish you a Happy New Year! We wish you all the best in the coming year.
Working alongside our Equal Voice partners, we have witnessed momentous developments in the movement for immigrant and colonia rights. In the wake of Congress’ failure to pass Comprehensive Immigration Reform, immigrant communities across the nation rose up to demand the President stop devastating our communities through deportations.Read more »
Finally President Obama made his announcement on immigration. LUPE members and their families gathered at our San Juan office to watch the announcement together.
It is estimated that the president’s plan will extend protection from deportation to 4 to 5 million undocumented Americans.Read more »
We want to continue building the influence that our members have on the political decisions that impact their lives. You can help us do that by pledging to vote for issues important to colonia residents.
Take the pledge here:Read more »
Just in time for the start of early vote, check out our candidates guide on the Texas Governor and Lieutenant Governor candidates and their positions on immigration, jobs and wages, healthcare, and education.Read our candidates guide here.
Our vote can be a shield against anti-immigrant legislation in the coming Texas legislative session. In 2011 Texas faced one of the harshest, most anti-immigrant legislative sessions we’ve seen in decades. Over 80 pieces of anti-immigrant proposals were introduced. Thanks to lots of organizing and many allies, we were able to beat back the attack, but just barely.Read more »