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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

LatinoJustice PRLDEF Decries the First Step Act for Continuing Past Mistakes That Disproportionately Criminalize our Communities
Congress has sought to address the broken criminal justice system that disproportionately criminalizes our communities, but the proposed reforms continue to carve out the most vulnerable populations...SEE MORE >>


Date: December 20, 2018

Current New Jersey Redistricting Reform Proposals Do Nothing for Latinx Political Strength
Trenton is all aflutter over its independent redistricting commission. Who gets to sit, who decides on the tie-breaking appointment, and how do recent statewide vote tallies shape the districts the...SEE MORE >>


Date: December 07, 2018

The LatinoJustice PRLDEF Annual Awards Gala was a smashing success!
On November 13 th , more than 450 LatinoJustice PRLDEF sponsors, friends and supporters joined us at Tribeca 360 to celebrate the 2018 honorees – Ron Tabak, Lisa Martinez Wolmart and Microsoft – and...SEE MORE >>


Date: November 20, 2018
Location: New York, NY

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