Media Coverage List

AOC proposal calls for environmentally safer military cleanup efforts in Vieques, Puerto Rico

Article publihshed in NBC Latino, link here.

The U.S. House approved an amendment...

July 12, 2019
Puerto Ricans left jobless by hurricanes have 3 weeks to apply for new aid

Over 10,000 Puerto Ricans who lost their jobs after Hurricanes Maria and Irma may benefit from newly extended federal aid. Only 307 people have applied. 
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March 06, 2019
‘Now Is The Real Crisis’: Puerto Ricans Struggle For Disaster Aid

Instead, Servicios Legales stepped in as the main point of contact for FEMA, with servicios lawyers setting up in FEMA’s emergency centers across the island to help residents apply for aid. The Legal Services Corporation-...

February 10, 2019

Juan testified in front of the New Jersey legislature in support of a bill in New Jersey that would restore voting rights for people currently with a record, on parole and currently incarcerated.

February 01, 2019
US to help Puerto Ricans who lost jobs after hurricanes

Recently the Puerto Rican Department of Labor announced the expansion of Disaster Unemployment Assistance and we partnered with National Employment Law Project (NELP) and Ayuda Legal Huracan Maria to help share this information.

January 23, 2019
Federal judge temporarily halts deportation of Roxana Santos

Roxana Santos, an LJP client, was detained by ICE and faced a deportation. The judge handling the case provided an extention on an order that prevents her deportation.

January 15, 2019