Press Releases

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

Voting Rights Advocates Sue to Bring Bilingual Elections to 32 Florida Counties
Civic engagement groups filed suit against 32 Florida counties who are in violation of the Voting Rights Act of 1965’s requirement to provide bilingual voting materials and assistance, including...SEE MORE >>


Date: August 16, 2018
Location: Gainesville, FL

Judge Extends TSA to August 31st Pending Ruling on TRO
Judge Hillman heard oral arguments in our case against FEMA seeking a Temporary Restraining Order to prevent massive evictions of evacuees from Puerto Rico staying in hotels nationwide under the...SEE MORE >>


Date: August 01, 2018
Location: Worcester, MA

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