LULAC Members Push For New Leadership Amid Immigration Debate

San Antonio Express-News

The drama, the turmoil, so unlike LULAC. *smirk*

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – LULAC, the oldest Latino civil rights organization in the U.S. is facing turmoil over its leader’s initial support for President Donald Trump’s immigration plan and it comes amid evolving membership.

League of United Latin American Citizens members are pressuring its president, Roger Rocha, to resign after he wrote a letter in support of Trump’s proposal on increased border security.

Dave Rodriguez, director of the group’s California councils, says the civil rights organization opposes Trump’s immigration proposals and wants protections for immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children.

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