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Juan Cartagena Statement on David Ayala
David Ayala, Community Organizer for LatinoJustice PRLDEF in our Southeast Regional Office in Orlando, mistakenly thought he was eligible to vote over five years ago because his felony convictions...SEE MORE >>


Date: March 07, 2019
Location: Orlando, FL

LatinoJustice Names Elianne Ramos, Award-Winning Latina Influencer and Top Communications Executive, as Chief Communications Officer
LatinoJustice PRLDEF today announced it has named Elianne Ramos, an award-winning Latina influencer and top communications executive, as the organization’s Chief Communications Officer. Ramos began...SEE MORE >>


Date: March 01, 2019
Location: New York, NY

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

LatinoJustice Applauds Landmark Voting Rights Reforms in New York
“Finally, New York State will have sane, reasonable, accessible voter policies under a series of laws approved, and constitutional amendments proposed by Governor Andrew Cuomo. For far too many years...SEE MORE >>


Date: January 25, 2019
Location: New York, NY

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.

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

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