LIBRE, AFP Caution Against Creating Additional Visa Barriers

(Arlington – VA) Today, The LIBRE Initiative and Americans for Prosperity sent a letter to the administration’s National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow and Senior Advisor Jared Kushner urging them to consider the negative impact of restricting OPT, H-1B, H-2B, J-1 and L-1 nonimmigrant programs. This letter comes on the heels of reports of White House meetings around a … Read More

$3 Trillion Bailout Would Deliver Immense Debt Burden To Hispanics

As a younger demographic on average, Latinos’ future will be impacted in significant ways for decades to come. (Arlington, VA) – Yesterday, Speaker Nancy Policy and House Democrats introduced a $3 trillion bailout bill. The House is aiming to vote on the bill this week. Daniel Garza, president of The LIBRE Initiative, issued the following … Read More

Federal Bailouts Are Unfair, Irresponsible, and Unrelated to COVID-19 Pandemic

Group calls for continued targeted relief for those who are being impacted by global pandemic Arlington, VA) – The LIBRE Initiative, a national organization committed to empowering the Hispanic community, recently sent a letter to congressional leaders urging them to reject proposals to provide federal funding to states and localities for costs unrelated to COVID-19. … Read More

Statement on Announcement of Suspension of Immigration into the U.S.

(Arlington – VA) According to President Trump, he will be “signing an Executive Order to temporarily suspend immigration into the United States.” The president said this executive order comes “in light of the attack from the Invisible Enemy, as well as the need to protect the jobs of our GREAT American Citizens.” Daniel Garza, President … Read More

The LIBRE Initiative – VA to Host Digital Townhall with Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce on Economic Impact as a Result of COVID-19

(Arlington, VA) – The LIBRE Initiative – Virginia, an organization committed to empowering the Latino community, will host a digital townhall with Michel Zajur, Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce CEO, to discuss the economic impact of COVID-19 on the Latino community in Virginia. The digital townhall will be hosted by Michael Monrroy, coalitions director for … Read More

ICYMI: The LIBRE Initiative- FL Hosts Spanish Digital Townhall on COVID-19’s impact on the Latino Community

(Miami, FL) – Recently, The LIBRE Initiative-FL, an organization dedicated to empowering Hispanics, hosted a digital townhall to discuss COVID-19 and its impact on the Latino community with Dr. Daniel Carpman. Watch Digital Townhall here Hosted by Cesar Grajales, coalitions director of the Florida chapter of The LIBRE Initiative, and joined by Dr. Daniel Carpman, a South Florida doctor … Read More

MEMO Recommends State-Based Health Care Reforms to Combat COVID-19

(Arlington, VA) – In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, The LIBRE Initiative, an organization committed to empowering the Hispanic community, released a Guidance MEMO for governors and state policymakers to consider. The Latino community is particularly in need for increased access to healthcare. Kevin Hernandez, Policy Director of The LIBRE Initiative, issued the following … Read More

LIBRE Town Hall on COVID Relief Package

(Arlington, VA) – The LIBRE Initiative, an organization dedicated to empowering Hispanics, hosted a digital townhall to discuss COVID-19 and the relief package. Watch Digital Townhall here Hosted by Daniel Garza, president of The LIBRE Initiative and joined by Kevin Hernandez, policy director for The LIBRE Initiative as well as Ivette Diaz, spokesperson for The LIBRE Initiative, the grassroots … Read More

ICYMI: The LIBRE Initiative – GA Hosts Spanish  

ICYMI: The LIBRE Initiative – GA Hosts Spanish   Facebook Live on COVID-19’s impact on the Latino Community PRESS RELEASE 03/26/2020 (Atlanta, GA) – Yesterday, The LIBRE Initiative – GA, an organization committed to empowering the Hispanic community, hosted a Facebook Live to discuss COVID-19 and its impact on the Latino community in Georgia and across … Read More

ICYMI: The LIBRE Initiative Hosts Bilingual Digital Townhall on COVID-19’s impact on the Latino Community

(Arlington, VA) – Yesterday, The LIBRE Initiative, an organization dedicated to empowering Hispanics, hosted a digital townhall to discuss COVID-19 and its impact on the Latino community. Watch Digital Townhall here Hosted by Daniel Garza, president of The LIBRE Initiative and joined by Kevin Hernandez, policy director for The LIBRE Initiative as well as Ivette Diaz, spokesperson for The … Read More