July 8, 2005
The Honorable George W. Bush
President of the
The White House
Dear President Bush:
On behalf of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) and its more than 400 member institutions across the nation, I respectfully urge you to take the historic and long-overdue step of nominating a distinguished Hispanic jurist for confirmation by the U.S. Senate to the U.S. Supreme Court.
HACU-member colleges and universities are home to three of every four of the nearly two million Hispanic college students in the
We would be pleased to work with your lead team in the Senate confirmation process of a distinguished Hispanic that has demonstrated judicial prudence and fairness. The nation, as a whole, would support such a nominee.
Mr. President, you have a unique opportunity to advance the cause of inclusion in the one branch of government that often redefines the course of public life in our society. We urge you to include a judicious Hispanic voice in our highest court of law.
Thank you for your consideration of this recommendation.
Antonio R. Flores