Cases

This a short selection of LatinoJustice PRLDEF's recent litigation. Visit regularly to learn more about our expanded litigation docket. For information about cases not listed here, contact legal@latinojustice.org
Name: JOAQUIN ORELLANA CASTANEDA, and GERMAN HERANDEZ ARGUETA v. COUNTY of SUFFOLK, and SUFFOLK COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE; et al.

Immigrants’ rights case challenging Suffolk County’s Sheriff’s department on unconstitutional detainer practices, a key component of the federal administration’s attempts to dismantle basic constitutional rights.SEE MORE >>

Name: EDUARDO VALENCIA & ALEJANDRO RAMIREZ on behalf of themselves and all others similarly situated v. IDEAL SNACKS

Worker’s rights class action suit defending more than 200 immigrant workers summarily discharged without advance written notice in violation of the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining (WARN) Act.SEE MORE >>

Name: CENTRO DE LA COMMUNIDAD HISPANA DE LOCUST VALLEY; and THE WORKPLACE PROJECT v. TOWN OF OYSTER BAY; JOHN VENDITTO, TOWN SUPERVISOR.

Immigrants’ rights case challenging anti-immigrant ordinances designed to target Latinx day laborers’ right to congregate in a public thoroughfare for work.SEE MORE >>

Name: ROXANA ORELLANA SANTOS v. FREDERICK COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS, FREDERICK COUNTY SHERIFF CHARLES JENKINS, et. al

Immigrants’ rights case defending an undocumented Latina immigrant worker who was racially profiled while eating lunch in a public area then arrested, transferred to ICE custody, detained and kept from her child for 46 days.SEE MORE >>