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Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. Supports International Students and Our Members Affected by Federal Action to Block Visas

For Immediate Release:
July 7, 2020
Contact: Jesus Ramirez, Vice President of Marketing
Email: [email protected]

Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. Supports International Students and Our Members Affected by Federal Action to Block Visas

Chicago, IL - On Monday, new regulations released by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced, “Nonimmigrant F-1 and M-1 students attending schools operating entirely online may not take a full online course load and remain in the United States. The U.S. Department of State will not issue visas to students enrolled in schools and/or programs that are fully online for the fall semester nor will U.S. Customs and Border Protection permit these students to enter the United States.”1


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Alpha Psi Lambda Stands United in Support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

For Immediate Release:
June 6, 2020
Contact: Jesus Ramirez, Vice President of Marketing
Email: [email protected]

Alpha Psi Lambda Stands United in Support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Chicago, IL - On Monday, June 08, 2020, the Supreme Court may determine if the Trump administration ended the program lawfully. However, the decision is subject to further delays. It is unclear how the status of DACA recipients will be affected in the event that the Supreme Court rules in favor of the Trump administration. The future is uncertain, but we are in this together.


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Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. Stands in Solidarity with the Black Community

For Immediate Release:
May 29, 2020
Contact: Jesus Ramirez, Vice President of Marketing
Email: [email protected]

Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. Stands in Solidarity with the Black Community

Chicago, IL Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. is devastated and enraged by the ongoing acts of violence against the Black community including the recent murders of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd. As an organization composed of a diverse membership, we stand in solidarity with the Black community, including all intersectional communities such as the Black and Disability Community and the Black LGBTQ+ Community, and ask that you join us in a call for justice for the lives lost unnecessarily.  


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Alpha Psi Lambda National Inc. Announces Illinois Wesleyan University Expansion

For Immediate Release:
March 30, 2020
Contact: Jesus Ramirez, Vice President of Marketing
Email: [email protected]

Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. Announces Illinois Wesleyan University Expansion

Chicago, IL - Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. welcomes its newest entity, the Alpha Psi Lambda, Illinois Wesleyan University Affiliate Chapter, founded in Bloomington, IL on March 28, 2020. 


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Alpha Psi Lambda Stands United in Support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Alpha Psi Lambda Stands United in Support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) 

In 2012, President Barack Obama announced that undocumented minors who came to the United States as children and meeting specific conditions would be protected against deportation under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The program allowed eligible people to request deferred action for a period of two years (subject to renewal), granting them a lawful presence in the United States so they could attend school and apply for employment authorization. In 2017, the Trump administration moved to end the DACA program. Immigrant advocates have since presented a legal challenge to allow existing DACA recipients to renew their status. Today, November 12, 2019, the Supreme Court listened to oral arguments to determine if the Trump administration ended the program lawfully. Nearly 800,000 have received work permits and deportation relief through the DACA program. Many of the DACA recipients risked exposing their unauthorized status by submitting the DACA application and now face the possibility that the information they provided could be used to separate them from their families.

Alpha Psi Lambda unequivocally supports our members and those with DACA status and calls on the Supreme Court to preserve the protections against deportation for those in the DACA program. Additionally, we encourage our members to: 

Seek support and guidance from trusted and knowledgeable advisors. If you have DACA status, you should consult with your immigration lawyer to learn about your options. 

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Alpha Psi Lambda Announces Newest Chapters

For Immediate Release:
June 29, 2019
Contact: Manuel Colon, Vice President of Marketing
Email: [email protected]

Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. Announces Newest Chapters
Chicago, IL
- Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. would like to congratulate our three undergraduate entities that have successfully petitioned for Chapter status at our National House of Delegates on June 21, 2019 at Alpha Epsilon Chapter (University of Michigan-Dearborn). Affiliate Chapters wishing to be conferred Chapter status must demonstrate a variety of success metrics related to their development and sustainability including, but not limited to, fundraising, membership intake, and community service. It is our pleasure to announce the granting of Chapter status to the following campuses: 

Alpha Lambda, Washington State University
Alpha Mu, Washington University in St. Louis
Alpha Nu, University of Dayton
 

About Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc.
Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. was founded in 1985 at The Ohio State University as a Latino interest fraternity by 13 Noble men and women. The mission of Alpha Psi Lambda is to promote continued personal and collective growth of our membership, success and unity through education, leadership, cultural awareness and community service. The Fraternity has expanded to include 36 collegiate chapters and 6 affiliate chapters located in 17 states across the nation.
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Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc.
PO BOX 804835
Chicago, IL, 60680
The Nation’s First and Largest, Co-ed, Latino-Interest Fraternity

Alpha Psi Lambda National Inc. Announces Sewanee: The University of the South Expansion

May 3, 2019
Contact: Manuel Colón, Vice President of Marketing
Email: [email protected]

Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. Announces Sewanee: The University of the South Expansion

Chicago, IL- Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. welcomes its newest entity, the Alpha Psi Lambda, Sewanee Affiliate Chapter, founded in Sewanee, TN on April, 27, 2019.

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Alpha Psi Lambda National Inc. Announces Bradley University Expansion

For Immediate Release:
April 14, 2019
Contact: Manuel Colón, Vice President of Marketing
Email: [email protected]

Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. Announces Bradley University Expansion
Chicago, IL- Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. welcomes its newest entity, the Alpha Psi Lambda, Bradley University Affiliate Chapter, founded in Peoria, IL on April 13, 2019.

The Affiliate Chapter’s founding line, Tauro, is made up of the following students:

Andrea Hernandez
Andrew Puente
Eric Mendoza
Imelda Nuno-Garcia
Isabella Saucedo
Jaremy Hernandez
Savannah Garcia








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Alpha Psi Lambda National Inc. Announces University of Dayton Expansion

For Immediate Release:
December 6, 2018
Contact: Manuel Colón, Vice President of Marketing
Email: [email protected]

Chicago, IL -  Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. welcomes its newest entity, the Alpha Psi Lambda, University of Dayton Affiliate Chapter, founded in Dayton, Ohio on December 2, 2018.

The following new members to our Familia are the Affiliate Chapter’s founding line, Los Innovadores:


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Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. Retires the Term Colony

For Immediate Release:
July 27, 2018
Contact: Manuel Colón, Vice President of Marketing
Email: [email protected]

Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. Retires the Term “Colony”

Chicago, IL - On Friday, June 23rd during our National House of Delegates, hosted at Upsilon Chapter (Florida Atlantic University), Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. formally voted and approved to retire the term “Colony” and adopt “Affiliate Chapter”, in its place.


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Alpha Psi Lambda National Inc. Announces Washington University in St. Louis Expansion

For Immediate Release:
May 21, 2018
Contact: Manuel Colón, Vice President of Marketing
Email: [email protected]

Chicago, IL- Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. welcomes its newest entity, the Alpha Psi Lambda, Washington University in St. Louis Colony,  founded in St. Louis, Missouri on April 28, 2018.

The Colony’s founding line, Los Profundos, is made up of the following students:


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Alpha Psi Lambda National Inc. Announces SUNY-Fredonia Expansion

For Immediate Release:
May 21, 2018
Contact: Manuel Colón, Vice President of Marketing
Email: [email protected]

Chicago, IL- Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. welcomes its newest entity, the Alpha Psi Lambda, SUNY Fredonia Colony, founded in Fredonia, New York on April 29, 2018.

The Colony’s founding line, Los Rapsódicos, is made up of the following students:


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Alpha Psi Lambda National Inc. Announces Lindenwood University Expansion

For Immediate Release:
April 18, 2018
Contact: Manuel Colón, Vice President of Marketing
Email: [email protected]

Chicago, IL- Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. welcomes its newest entity, the Alpha Psi Lambda, Lindenwood University Colony, founded in St. Charles, Missouri on April 14, 2018. The colony is the first entity in the state of Missouri for Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. and is Lindenwood University’s first Latino greek lettered organization.  

The Colony’s founding line, La Oportunidad, is made up of the following students:




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Alpha Psi Lambda National Inc. Announces University of St. Francis Expansion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 
December 15, 2017
Contact: Manuel Colón, Vice President of Marketing
Email: [email protected]

 

Chicago, IL-  Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. welcomes its newest entity, the Alpha Psi Lambda, University of St. Francis Colony, founded in Joliet, IL  on December 9, 2017. The colony’s establishment marks the second greek lettered organization at the University of St. Francis, and the first Latino-based greek lettered organization.

The Colony’s founding line, El Reino, is made up of:


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Alpha Psi Lambda Stands United in Support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

In 2012, President Barack Obama announced that undocumented minors  who came to the United States as children and meeting specific conditions would be protected against deportation under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The program allows eligible people to request deferred action for a period of two years (subject to renewal), granting them lawful presence in the United States so they can attend school and apply for employment authorization. Since 2012, nearly 800,000 have received work permits and deportation relief through the DACA program. Many of the DACA recipients risked exposing their unauthorized status by submitting the DACA application and now face the possibility that the information they provided could be used to separate them from their families.


Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. unequivocally supports our members and those with DACA status and calls on the President and Congress to act immediately to preserve the protections against deportation for those in the DACA program. Additionally, we encourage our members to:


Seek support and guidance from trusted and knowledgeable advisors. If you have DACA status, you should consult with your immigration lawyer to learn about your options.

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Alpha Psi Lambda announces newest Chapters

For Immediate Release:
July 3, 2017
Contact: Manuel Colón, Vice President of Marketing
Email: [email protected]

Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. Announces Newest Chapters
(Chicago, IL) - Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. would like to extend warm congratulations to our four undergraduate entities that have successfully petitioned for Chapter status at our National House of Delegates on June 24, 2017 at Mu Chapter (University of Houston). Colonies wishing to be conferred Chapter status must demonstrate a variety of success metrics related to their development and sustainability including, but not limited to, fundraising, membership intake, and community service. It is our extreme joy to announce the conferment of chapter status to the following campuses: 

Alpha Epsilon, University of Michigan -Dearborn
Alpha Zeta, Colorado State University - Pueblo
Alpha Eta, Eastern Illinois University
Alpha Theta, University of North Carolina - Wilmington






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Alpha Psi Lambda National Inc. Announces 2017 National Awards

For Immediate Release:
June 27, 2017
Contact: Manuel Colón, Vice President of Marketing
Email: [email protected]

Alpha Psi Lambda National Inc. Announces 2017 National Awards
Chicago, IL - Alpha Psi Lambda National Inc. announced its national award winners at the Fraternity's National House of Delegates held in Houston, Texas on June 24th, 2017.  

This year the recipients were as follows:



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Alpha Psi Lambda National Inc. Announces Lynchburg College Expansion

For Immediate Release:
May 8, 2017
Contact: Manuel Colón, Vice President of Marketing
Email: [email protected]

Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. Announces Lynchburg College Expansion
Chicago, IL
- Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. welcomes its newest entity, the Alpha Psi Lambda, Lynchburg College Colony, founded in Lynchburg, Virginia on May 6, 2017.

The Colony’s founding line, DAUNTLESS, includes the following:



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