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Statement of Juan Cartagena On the Passing of Hector Figueroa, President of 32BJ SEIU
Today, New York was shocked to hear the news of Hector Figueroa's passing. Below is a statement from Juan Cartagena, President and General Counsel at LatinoJustice PRLDEF on Hector's legacy. On...SEE MORE >>


Date: July 12, 2019

Jorge Renaud Joins LatinoJustice PRLDEF to Help Expand the Fight for Criminal Justice Reform in Texas
CONTACT: Christiaan Perez, cperez@latinojustice.org , 212-739-7581 New York, NY– Jorge Renaud has joined LatinoJustice PRLDEF’s Reenvision Justicia program as the Regional Director for Policy &...SEE MORE >>


Date: July 12, 2019
Location: New York, NY

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

Florida Law Impeding Rights Restoration for Returning Citizens Goes into Effect Despite Public Opposition
CONTACT: Christiaan Perez, LatinoJustice PRLDEF, cperez@latinojustice.org , 212-739-7581 Orlando, FL – This weekend, Governor DeSantis signed into law Senate Bill 7066 which was passed by the Florida...SEE MORE >>


Date: July 02, 2019
Location: Orlando, FL

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

LatinoJustice Reacts to the Supreme Court’s Ruling Blocking the Citizenship Question in 2020 Census
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 27th, 2019 CONTACT: Christiaan Perez, LatinoJustice PRLDEF, cperez@latinojustice.org , 212-739-7581 Juan Cartagena, President and General Counsel at LatinoJustice PRLDEF,...SEE MORE >>


Date: June 27, 2019

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