Candidate for US House Seat Seek Cultural Preservation for Hispanics

Damian Lara speaking at a forum about preserving hispanic culture in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Santa Fe New Mexican (May 15, 2018) - ...The 28-year-old office assistant, who was brought to the U.S. as an infant, said she left the forum with a sense of support from every candidate, but felt the strongest connection with attorney Damian Lara. On the forum stage, Lara showed the greatest fluency and comfort with the Spanish language as he described his own background as a childhood immigrant and field worker who went on to earn a law degree.

Anti-Trump Ads Inject Drama into New Mexico Campaigns

Damian Lara Commercial ICE Immigration van. Immigrations customs enforcement federal candidate

New Haven Register (May 15, 2018) -SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic congressional candidates in New Mexico are taking creative approaches to political ads that illustrate their opposition to President Trump, including a new television spot that portrays a candidate imprisoned by a caravan of federal immigration agents.

An ad released on Wednesday from Damian Lara portrays the Albuquerque attorney initially locked within a metal cage in the back of a Homeland Security Department vehicle as it drives across a desert highway. 

We Need Good Policy To Keep Our Families Together

Albuquerque Journal (October 23, 2017) - I am a candidate for the 1st Congressional District of New Mexico. I am an immigrant from Mexico. My mother came to this country with nothing but four boxes of clothes and four children.

ABQ Attorney Joins Congressonal Race

Santa Fe New Mexican (May 31, 2017) - Attorney Damian Lara on Tuesday joined the race for what will be an open seat in New Mexico’s 1st Congressional District.

ABQ Attorney Joins Congressional Race

ABQ Free Press (May 30, 2017) - Damian Lara, an Albuquerque attorney and former Bernalillo County deputy  assessor, announced his candidacy in a news release Tuesday as well as  through an online video.

Democrat Enters Congressional Race

KOB TV 4 (May 30, 2017) - Albuquerque attorney Damian Lara announced Tuesday he is entering next  year's First Congressional District race, vying for a seat represents  much of the metro in the House of Representatives.

Damian Lara Announces for 1st Congressional District

U.S. News (May 31, 2017) - Attorney Damian Lara is the latest person to run for New Mexico's 1st Congressional District. 

Lara announced Tuesday he is running for the seat as a Democrat. 

Local Attorney Enters Congressional Race

KRQE TV 13 (May 30, 2017) - Damian Lara formally announced his campaign Tuesday. Lara is an attorney who specializes in immigration and family law. He was also the Deputy Bernalillo County Assessor.


Cartoon ABQ Journal Published Reinforces Trump’s False Narrative

Damian Lara Albuquerque Journal Racist Cartoon commentary. New Mexico politics Congress CD1 (February 9th, 2018) - Racism already knocked on the door long ago during the current president’s campaign trail. The words of the president of the United States of America matter. The Office of the President impacts and shapes public discourse and sentiment. So do the words and actions of Congress. What Trump says matters, and most importantly, must be countered with the truth.


Join The #LaraTEAM Today!