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Amicus Submitted to Support DACA Program, Highlights Racial Animus in Rescission
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

Fire Pantaleo, One Step Towards Police Accountability
Earlier today, NYPD Commissioner James O’Neil announced that Officer Daniel Pantaleo would be fired, 5 years after he killed Eric Garner using an illegal choke hold. Below is a statement from Juan...SEE MORE >>

Date: August 19, 2019
Location: New York, NY

Statement Condemning the Shooting in El Paso and the Hateful Rhetoric that Led to The Attack
This rhetoric takes form as official policy carried out by the CBP and ICE; is fueled by the dehumanizing, hate-filled speeches and tweets of President Trump. It is given further impetus by the...SEE MORE >>

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