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Lawsuit Filed Calling for Department of Treasury to Release Documents Concerning Members of the Federal Fiscal Control Board in Puerto Rico
LatinoJustice PRLDEF, The Centro de Periodismo Investigativo, and the Center for Constitutional Rights filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Treasury under the Freedom of Information Act (“...SEE MORE >>


Date: May 17, 2019
Location: New York, NY

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Court Orders Expansion of Spanish Language Access in Florida for Upcoming Elections
Tallahassee, FL – Today, Judge Mark Walker, the Chief U.S. District Judge in Northern Florida, issued a court order granting a preliminary injunction requiring Florida’s Secretary of State and the...SEE MORE >>


Date: May 10, 2019
Location: Tallahassee, FL

Jobless After Hurricanes, 10,000+ Puerto Ricans Now Eligible for Unprecedented 52 Weeks of ‘Disaster Unemployment Assistance’
Yesterday, Puerto Rico announced an unprecedented 52 weeks of federally-funded Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) for workers and self-employed individuals who lost their jobs due to Hurricanes...SEE MORE >>


Date: January 23, 2019
Location: Washington, D.C.

FEMA Fails to Address the Needs of Hurricane Maria Victims
LatinoJustice has been engaged in a lengthy legal battle with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) over its failure to adequately address the needs of Hurricane Maria victims on a range of...SEE MORE >>


Date: September 14, 2018

Judge Orders Compliance with the Voting Rights Act for Spanish Speaking Voters Before 2018 Midterms in Florida
Tallahassee, FL- Voting rights advocates applaud the ruling from Judge Walker ordering compliance with Section 4(e) of the Voting Rights Act which requires voting and election materials and...SEE MORE >>


Date: September 07, 2018
Location: Tallahasse, FL

Judge Denies Preliminary Injunction for FEMA Aid for Hurricane Maria Evacuees
Extends Hotel Deadline to Midnight on Sept. 13, 2018 and urges FEMA to find housing Assistance for Plaintiffs prior to September 13th FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 30, 2018 CONTACT: Christiaan Perez...SEE MORE >>


Date: August 30, 2018
Location: Worcester, MA

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