Press Releases

A Newly Progressive Senate To Support Sweeping Criminal Justice & Immigration Reform Platform
On Thursday, New York State lawmakers announced their support for sweeping changes to the laws and institutions that are most oppressive to New York’s communities of color. With decisive majorities...SEE MORE >>


Date: February 11, 2019
Location: New York, NY

ICE Detains and Moves to Deport Mom of 4 and Civil Rights Hero
On January 8th, the Baltimore ICE field office took Roxana Orellana Santos into custody to prepare for deportation. Today’s action comes amid over a decade of litigation in which Santos sought to...SEE MORE >>


Date: January 09, 2019
Location: Baltimore, MD

LatinoJustice Response to Trump’s Assault on Birthright Citizenship
Yesterday, President Trump doubled down on his assault on our communities by calling for an end to Birthright Citizenship. Below is a statement in English and Spanish from Juan Cartagena, President...SEE MORE >>


Date: October 30, 2018
Location: New York, NY

Judge Finds that Frederick County and Sheriff Liable for Illegal Arrest of Latina Immigrant Resident for “Eating While Brown”
Maryland Federal District Court Judge Catherine C. Blake has ruled that Frederick County and the Frederick County Sheriff is liable for the October 2008 illegal arrest of a resident by the Frederick...SEE MORE >>


Date: September 28, 2018
Location: Baltimore, MD

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