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NLIRH: La Anulación de DACA Enfrentará una Feroz Resistencia

Washington, D.C. — Hoy, el presidente Trump anunció su odioso e inhumano plan de poner fin a DACA, el programa que ha proporcionado autorización de trabajo y alivio de la deportación a unos 800.000 jóvenes indocumentados.

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NLIRH: La Anulación de DACA Enfrentará una Feroz Resistencia

Washington, D.C. — Hoy, el presidente Trump anunció su odioso e inhumano plan de poner fin a DACA, el programa que ha proporcionado autorización de trabajo y alivio de la deportación a unos 800.000 jóvenes indocumentados.

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NLIRH: DACA REPEAL TO BE MET WITH FIERCE RESISTANCE

Washington, D.C. — Today, President Trump announced his hateful and inhumane plan to end DACA, the program that has provided relief from deportation and work authorization to about 800,000 undocumented youth.

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Temporary Block on the Anti-Immigrant, Unconstitutional SB 4 – NLIRH Will Continue to Fight and Resist

AUSTIN, TX — On Wednesday, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas temporarily blocked Senate Bill 4 (SB 4) from taking effect on September 1. SB 4 is an unconstitutional racial profiling law that would license Texas law enforcement and campus police departments to act as immigration agents. Starting on September 1, SB 4 would have made 40 percent of the population in Texas targets of police questioning regarding immigration status, including children.

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NLIRH Applauds the Re-Introduction of the Groundbreaking YASHS

WASHINGTON, DC—National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) applauds Senator Hirono and Congresswoman Adams (D-NC-12) for the work they have done on behalf of our communities and sees the reintroduction of the Youth Access to Sexual Health Services Act (YASHS) as a continuation of that good work.  Jessica González-Rojas, executive director for NLIRH, issued the following statement:

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Texas Special Legislative Session Chips Away at Women’s Reproductive Rights

Washington, D.C. — The special legislative session called by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has launched with a slew of anti-abortion, anti-reproductive rights bills on the docket.

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STATEMENT FROM THE NATIONAL LATINA INSTITUTE FOR REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH (NLIRH)’S VIRGINIA LATINA ADVOCACY NETWORK ON TODAY’S EVENTS IN CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA

The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH)’s Virginia Latina Advocacy Network (VA LAN), stands in solidarity with Charlottesville and our hermanxs fighting back against racism and white supremacy. In light of the events that took place in Charlottesville earlier today, Margie Del Castillo, Associate Director of Community Mobilization, issued the following statement:

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NLIRH CELEBRATES VICTORY FOR HEALTH EQUITY

Washington, D.C. — Today, the GOP-led Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal bill was struck down by a bipartisan vote in the Senate. The ACA repeal bill would have stripped millions of people from access to critical and affordable healthcare, and rolled back historic gains for individuals and families across the nation. Because of the ACA, Latinxs have seen the largest reduction in uninsured rates than any other group. Among non-elderly Latinxs, the uninsured rate declined 35 percent between 2010 and 2015.

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NLIRH CONDEMNS SENATE FOR DENYING HEALTHCARE TO THE NATION

Washington, D.C. —  Today the Senate voted to move forward with the process to repeal the Affordable Care Act. which is a direct attack against Latinxs, low-income people, and communities of color who depend on the level of care, coverage, and consumer protections that the ACA provides. Ann Marie Benitez, senior director of government relations for NLIRH, issued the following statement:

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NLIRH Statement on the Bipartisan DREAM Act

Washington, D.C. — The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health welcomes the bipartisan leadership of Senators Lindsey Graham and Dick Durbin as they re-introduce a new version of the DREAM Act. This legislative proposal comes at a time when immigrant families across the country are faced with an uncertain future, amid threats to the DACA program and mass deportation policies. Eliminating programs like DACA is an attempt to target and threaten immigrant families across all communities and does nothing to address our broken immigration system.

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