LULAC et al v. Whitley

April 26, 2019

Settlement agreement regarding how the Texas Secretary will reform the way it identifies voters for investigation of U.S. citizenship.

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Legal Brief

The lawsuit was filed by Latino voters and organizations represented by MALDEF (Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund), and Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF), Asian Americans Advancing Justice| AAJC (Advancing Justice|AAJC) later joined the legal challenge. The settlement with Texas officials comes three months after state officials began singling out naturalized citizens for investigation and possible removal from voter rolls based solely on the fact that they were born outside the United States.

Download the settlement here above.