Press Releases

Press Releases

Gov. Schwarzenegger proposes extending medical insurance to all Californians, including undocumented immigrants. The Californian Governor wants to transform the health care market by spreading the $12 billion cost of universal coverage among employers, individuals, insurers, government and health care providers.

A new survey conducted by Lake Research Partners found that strong majorities of Latino registered voters supported access to legal abortion, affirmed that they would offer support to a close friend or family member who had an abortion, and opposed politicians interfering in personal, private decisions about abortion.

This new research confirms what NLIRH has known for a long time--there are widespread misconceptions when it comes to Latino attitudes toward abortion.

See more about this groundbreaking new polling here

Yesterday marked the first day of the historic judicial confirmation hearings of an extremely qualified, Latina nominee for Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, Honorable Sonia Sotomayor.

This upcoming Sunday, March 21, thousands of people from all over the nation will fly, drive, and walk to Washington D.C. to march for immigration reform.

March for America, organized by Reform Immigration for America, is scheduled to begin at 1:00pm with an Interfaith Prayer Service on the National Mall.

Staff from the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health and other members of the National Coalition for Immigrant Women’s Rights (NCIWR) will be at the event handing out posters, pins and other information. To find us, just come to the corner of 12th and Madison Street on the North side of the National Mall.

Want to know more about why we march? Don’t know how to get around on the nation’s capital? No problem! NCIWR has developed a tool kit with all this information and more helpful hints for you to make the most out of the march. To access it, go to this page on NCIWR’s website.  There you will also be able to download the posters and other advertising documents to hand-out and/or to bring with you to March of America.

See you there, and please spread the word!

More information available at our blog.