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American Friends Service Committee Issues Press Release

Press Statement Press contact: Erica Johnson, AFSC Iowa Director (515)209-2733, ejohnson@afsc.org This week, President Donald Trump announced sweeping executive actions that would expand the border wall, cut federal funding to sanctuary cities and increase theContinue reading…

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LULAC Statement on New Executive Orders on Border Wall and Sanctuary Cities

Today, President Trump signed two controversial executive orders regarding the construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and penalties for sanctuary cities. The proposed wall would extend along the southern border and would costContinue reading…

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Trump’s Plan to Deport “Criminals” is a Ruse and a Pretext to Start Massive Deportations of Hardworking Families

On Sunday night’s “60 Minutes,” Donald Trump pledged to immediately deport 2 to 3 million immigrants, stating that we need to remove “the people that are criminal and have criminal records, gang members, drug dealers.”Continue reading…

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Iowa State University Joins Over 80 Other Schools And Universities Participating in Walkouts and Sit Ins Demanding #SanctuaryCampus

Undocumented students, many of whom qualify for the deferred action program Trump plans to eliminate, are coming out of the shadows as undocumented, unafraid and resilient in the face of uncertainty. They are calling onContinue reading…

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Iowa LULAC disheartened by election results, vows to protect DACA recipients

DES MOINES – The League of United Latino American Citizens of Iowa today expressed its disappointment in the outcome of state and national races and vowed to do its part to continue to protect immigrantsContinue reading…

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Andrew Bribriesco and family of Iowa City make a cameo on latest video by the Hillary Clinton campaign

Check out Iowa City lawyer and Bettendorf native Andrew Bribriesco, Jasmine Hernandez and their daughter Paloma in the latest video by Hillary Clinton for America. Their appearance is around minute 4:54 of the video:  

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Closing Hispanic Heritage Month with a celebration to our military

Last Saturday October 15 LULAC Council 10 honored and thanked Americans who have served in the military or served the community as first responders during its annual wreath laying ceremony at Le Claire Park inContinue reading…

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Grand opening of the LULAC Technology Lab at Project Renewal

Davenport Mayor Frank Klipsch and Congressman Dave Loebsack joined LULAC Council 10 in Davenport and ATT for the ribbon cutting of the new LULAC Technology Lab at Project Renewal. Artículo en Español This collaborative projectContinue reading…

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LULAC IOWA INFORMED VOTERS PROJECT – 3 WAYS THAT YOU CAN VOTE

As the nation’s largest and oldest Hispanic civil rights organization, LULAC has an incredible grassroots presence in Latino neighborhoods, along with extensive community building experience, and knowledge of critical local issues. We believe it isContinue reading…

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Wreath ceremony will honor all military and first responders

DAVENPORT, Iowa – LULAC Council 10 will honor and thank Americans who have served in the military or served the community as first responders during its annual wreath laying ceremony Oct. 15. Artículo en EspañolContinue reading…

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Congressman Luis Gutierrez met with Iowa DREAMers

On Saturday September 24 U.S. Congressman Luis Gutierrez was in Des Moines campaigning for Hillary Clinton. Gutierrez met with more than 30 Iowa Latinos, including DREAMers (DACA – Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients), whoContinue reading…