National Council of La Raza

Type: Organization
Name: National Council of La Raza
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Obama: Immigration will 'haunt' Congress

President Obama warned that failure to act on comprehensive immigration reform would “haunt” members of Congress, and accused Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) of being unwilling to “spend the political capital” necessary to move legislation through the ... [Published The Hill - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Civil Rights Groups Highlight the Need tor Affordable Mortgage Credit

WASHINGTON , April 16 -- The National Council of La Raza issued the following news release:At a convening to discuss housing finance reform held earlier today, leading civil rights and housing groups echoed concerns raised late last month about access ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Prepared Remarks of Secretary Shaun Donovan at a National Council of La Raza’s “Rebuilding Our Communities Through Sustainable Homeownership” Forum

Remarks of Secretary Shaun Donovan at a National Council of La Raza’s “Rebuilding Our Communities Through Sustainable Homeownership” ForumWednesday, April 16, 2014Washington, D.C.As prepared for deliveryThank you very much, Wade (Henderson), for that ... [Published U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

HUD's Donovan says U.S. Senate housing bill is best chance of reform

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's top housing official on Wednesday said a proposed Senate bill provides the best chance to overhaul the mortgage finance system this decade, but more debate over down payment requirements for government-backed ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Mass Deportation’s Hidden Costs

Janet MurguíaComprehensive immigration reform is dead, for now at least. In February, U.S. House Speaker John Boehner signaled that House Republicans are unlikely to let immigration reform advance, underscoring again that the anti-amnesty caucus maintains ... [Published Texas Observer - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

To reduce deportations, change immigration law: Our view

With implacable House Republicans blocking a sensible overhaul of the nation's immigration laws, Hispanic groups and religious organizations have set their sights on an interim goal. They want President Obama to ease up on deportations.The political case ... [Published USA Today - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Peer support programs benefited Latino adults with diabetes, low-income populations

The increased outreach and education for disease prevention and management through peer support programs led to improved health outcomes for Latino adults with diabetes as well as other populations, according to a report released by Peers for Progress ... [Published Orthopedics Today - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Civil Rights and Housing Groups to Host Convening on Housing Finance System (4/10/14)

WASHINGTON, April 10 -- The National Council of La Raza issued the following news release:Both Democrats and Republicans agree that the current housing finance system is in need of an overhaul. While the Senate Banking Committee has already released a ... [Published Targeted News Service - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

NCLR Applauds President's Actions to Close Wage Gaps and End Workplace Discrimination (4/8/14)

WASHINGTON, April 8 -- The National Council of La Raza issued the following news release:Coinciding with National Equal Pay Day, President Obama, earlier today, signed two executive orders aimed at closing the wage gaps for women and minorities who work ... [Published Targeted News Service - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Obama gives $30 million to La Raza affiliate

Text smaller Text biggerThe recipient of a $30 million grant as part of President Obama’s “promise zone” initiative is an affiliate of the radical National Council of La Raza, WND has learned.A group called the Youth Policy Institute, or YPI, was approved ... [Published WorldNetDaily - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Health Care Act May Not Be Cure-All, But Good Outcome Tempers Disappointment

LAKELAND | Trying for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act was a mixed blessing for Maria Mitil and her son, Geovanni.Geovanni, 20, who works in construction, found insurance for $50 a month. His fiancee has coverage under Medicaid because she ... [Published Lakeland Ledger - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 2 reports

National Civil Rights Groups Say, as Released, Johnson-Crapo Does Not Provide Credit Access for Communities … Marketwired

) - The new Senate proposal to reform the housing finance system would needlessly make mortgages more expensive and less available, announced civil rights groups today. The goal of housing finance reform is to create a safe housing finance system that ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Mar 21 2014]

Quotes

...future of our communities and the future of the overall economy," said Janet Murguia , President and CEO of NCLR ( National Council of La Raza ). "While we're encouraged to see members of Congress moving forward with housing finance reform in a bipartisan manner, that reform will not succeed unless it works for all American homebuyers."
Human rights watch underlined the importance of family unity when condemning U S immigration policy. "In the world of human rights, family is seen as the natural and fundamental group that deserves protection" and despite promises for U S immigration reform, family unity is not viewed with much importance in the country...
Minority communities have been shut out of the mortgage market and "this bill simply does not do enough to address that" said Wade Henderson, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
"Despite its imperfections, this bill represents real progress and that's why we have got to pursue it" U S HousingHousing and Urban DevelopmentUrban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan said at a conference hosted by the National Council of La Raza and...

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Obama: Immigration will 'haunt' Congress [Published The Hill - Apr 19 2014]
Emails, statements show top Democrats huddled t... [Published Naples Daily News - Apr 18 2014]
Fannie Mae: “Johnson-Crapo Bill Chance Of The D... [Published Value Walk - Apr 18 2014]
Civil Rights Groups Highlight the Need tor Affo... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 18 2014]
Immigration Policy Bad News for U.S. Regional S... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 17 2014]
Latino Groups Target Voters Ahead of Midterms [Published NBCNews.com - Apr 17 2014]
Prepared Remarks of Secretary Shaun Donovan at ... [Published U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development - Apr 17 2014]
Is Latino Home Buying a Thing of the Past? [Published NBCNews.com - Apr 16 2014]
HUD's Donovan says U.S. Senate housing bill is ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Apr 16 2014]
Mass Deportation’s Hidden Costs [Published Texas Observer - Apr 16 2014]
HUD's Donovan says US Senate housing bill is be... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Apr 16 2014]
AZ Business Leaders: An Anti-Immigrant Reputati... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 16 2014]
To reduce deportations, change immigration law:... [Published USA Today - Apr 16 2014]
Voices: Obama deporter in chief? Not quite [Published Opelousas Daily World - Apr 15 2014]
Obama, the power of the pen, and immigration [Published WDSU New Orleans - Apr 15 2014]
Peer support programs benefited Latino adults w... [Published Orthopedics Today - Apr 15 2014]
Phony Fannie-Freddie Reform Empowers the Left [Published NewsMax.com - Apr 14 2014]
Civil Rights and Housing Groups to Host Conveni... [Published Targeted News Service - Apr 11 2014]
Trio arrested at UT protest [Published San Angelo Standard-Times - Apr 11 2014]
Jeb Bush remarks expose GOP's immigration problem [Published Middletown Press - Apr 10 2014]
Jeb Bush's 'act of love' remark stirs immigrati... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Apr 10 2014]
Will Obama’s legacy be ‘devastating’ a community? [Published Ponte al Dia - Apr 10 2014]
Obama's War on Immigrants [Published Boston IMC - Apr 10 2014]
Scheme to neutralize 36 states' votes advances [Published WorldNetDaily - Apr 10 2014]
Harvey Milk stamp; political writer compares ga... [Published Windy City Times - Apr 09 2014]
Latinos become California’s largest demographic... [Published Gulf News - Apr 09 2014]
NCLR Applauds President's Actions to Close Wage... [Published Targeted News Service - Apr 09 2014]
Obama gives $30 million to La Raza affiliate [Published WorldNetDaily - Apr 09 2014]
Peers For Progress And NCLR Report Highlights H... [Published Asian Hospital & Healthcare Management - Apr 08 2014]
Cable Monopoly’s Gain Is Community Media’s Loss [Published Somerville Patch - Apr 08 2014]
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The New York Times: President Obama Needs To St... [Published Burnt Orange Report - Apr 08 2014]
As a proud liberal and a staunch supporter of the Democratic Party, it isn't easy to point to all the immense problems our administration is responsible for when it comes to immigration. President Obama has recently come under heavy criticism by immigration ...
Inside Politics: Jeb Bush says immigration is a... [Published CNN Political Ticker - Apr 07 2014]
Jeb Bush’s “act of love” vs. President Obama as “deporter-in-chief” : The Republican Party base has recently shown no love for candidates who talk about the need for compassion in dealing with undocumented immigrants. In 2012, for instance, Mitt Romney ...
The Obama Administration's 2 Million Deportatio... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Apr 04 2014]
President Obama's recent announcement that his administration would rethink its deportation policies and practices was welcome news in some quarters. But Obama's words didn't do much for immigrants rights activists, who have taken to calling him the ...
Peers For Progress And NCLR Report Highlights H... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Apr 03 2014]
LEAWOOD, Kan. and WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just as seven million Americans obtain health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Peers for Progress and NCLR (National Council of La Raza) today released a report that ...
Join the Counter Rally against Amnesty for Ille... [Published Cleveland Tea Party Patriots - Mar 30 2014]
On Monday March 31, 2014 a new national amnesty organization, Fast for Families , will roll into Painesville, OH for a rally in support of amnesty for illegal immigrants.Painesville is one of the stops on the Fast for Families Bus Tour for Immigration ...
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America's Homeowner Alliance Issues Statement I... [Published Financial Services - Dec 23 2013]
Girl Scouts CEO Anna Maria Chavez to Be Honored... [Published PR Newswire - Jul 18 2013]
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