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U.S. Government Must Prioritize Health of People in Vieques While Engaged in Cleanup Efforts of Military Toxins
New York, NY– LatinoJustice PRLDEF submitted a public comment in May to the U.S. Navy detailing the ongoing health concerns of residents in Vieques affected by the Navy’s continued use of open-air...SEE MORE >>


Date: July 10, 2019
Location: New York, NY

Georgia DDS Discriminates Against Puerto Rican Driver’s License Applicant
CONTACT: Christiaan Perez, LatinoJustice PRLDEF, cperez@latinojustice.org , 212-739-7581; Hannah Riley, Southern Center for Human Rights, hriley@schr.org , 470-867-7530 Georgia DDS Retains Government...SEE MORE >>


Date: July 02, 2019
Location: Atlanta, GA

Federal appeals court affirms that restaurant owner fraudulently conveyed properties to avoid paying $2.7 million wage theft judgment
A group of ex-restaurant workers in Kim v Yoo (Case 18-1447) won a new victory before a three-judge panel of the Second Circuit Appeals Court. The Panel affirmed the decision and judgment of the late...SEE MORE >>


Date: June 06, 2019
Location: New York, NY

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

Diverse Coalition of Students and Community Organizations Ask to Intervene in Suit to Defend Expanded Access to Elite New York City Public Schools
A diverse group of public school students and local community-based organizations asked a federal court to allow them to intervene in a lawsuit over a program designed to improve racial and economic...SEE MORE >>


Date: May 03, 2019
Location: New York, NY

Multi-Racial Students and Community Organizations Ask to Join Suit to Defend Expanded Access to Elite New York City Public Schools
LatinoJustice PRLDEF, The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF), the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU), and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a request for pre-...SEE MORE >>


Date: March 29, 2019
Location: new york, ny

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