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LatinoJustice Applauds New York City’s Decision to Close Rikers and Move One Step Close to a Cageless Society
CONTACT: Christiaan Perez, , 212-739-7581 New York, NY – Earlier today, the New York City Council held a vital vote on the plan to close Rikers. This vote was the result of...SEE MORE >>

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

Adverse Court Ruling Highlights Importance of Centering the Immigrant Experience in NYS Driver’s License Case
New York, NY – The Federal District Court for the Western District of New York on Wednesday issued a decision denying without prejudice a motion by the New York Immigration Coalition, Rural &...SEE MORE >>

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

Amicus Submitted to Support DACA Program, Highlights Racial Animus in Recision
Statement of Juan Cartagena, President & General Counsel, LatinoJustice PRLDEF on the collaboration between the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and LatinoJustice PRLDEF to support the DACA program and...SEE MORE >>

Date: October 04, 2019
Location: New York, NY

LatinoJustice PRLDEF Launches Campaign Demanding the Acceleration of the Impeachment Process Given the Vicious Rhetoric and Actions of U.S. President Against Latinxs in the United States
Contact: Elianne Ramos, , 212-739-7513 Campaign Contends the President’s Words Put Latinx Lives at Risk; his Actions Constitute Clear Human Rights Violations LatinoJustice...SEE MORE >>

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

Georgia DDS Continues to Deny Driver’s License to Puerto Rican, Despite Document Authentication
CONTACT: Christiaan Perez, , 212-739-7581 Atlanta, GA – Kenneth Caban Gonzalez has been waiting nearly two years for his Georgia driver’s license and earlier today...SEE MORE >>

Date: September 13, 2019
Location: Atlanta, GA

Immigrants and Advocates File Motion to Intervene to Defend New Driver's Licenses Legislation in Erie County vs. New York State lawsuit
The motion Presents the Experiences of Immigrant Community Members in the Fight to Defend Driver’s Licenses for All Immigrant New Yorkers CONTACT: Christiaan Perez, , 212-739...SEE MORE >>

Date: September 05, 2019
Location: New York, NY