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Puerto Ricans Who Lost Their Jobs After Hurricane Maria Granted 30-Day Extension to Apply for Up to 52 Weeks of Disaster Unemployment Assistance
Contact: Christiaan Perez, cperez@latinojustice.org , 212-739-7581; Amy Lebowitz, amy.lebowitz@berlinrosen.com , 646-200-5322 The Puerto Rico Department of Labor today announced a 30-day extension of...SEE MORE >>


Date: May 31, 2019

Lawsuit Filed Calling for Department of Treasury to Release Documents Concerning Members of the Federal Fiscal Control Board in Puerto Rico
LatinoJustice PRLDEF, The Centro de Periodismo Investigativo, and the Center for Constitutional Rights filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Treasury under the Freedom of Information Act (“...SEE MORE >>


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

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Court Orders Expansion of Spanish Language Access in Florida for Upcoming Elections
Tallahassee, FL – Today, Judge Mark Walker, the Chief U.S. District Judge in Northern Florida, issued a court order granting a preliminary injunction requiring Florida’s Secretary of State and the...SEE MORE >>


Date: May 10, 2019
Location: Tallahassee, FL

Court Must Ensure Spanish Language Access for Voters in Florida’s Upcoming Elections
We applaud the Secretary of State’s proposed rule changes, but the changes are too vague and Florida must comply with the law while its rulemaking process takes placeSEE MORE >>


Date: May 06, 2019
Location: Tallahassee, FL

Diverse Coalition of Students and Community Organizations Ask to Intervene in Suit to Defend Expanded Access to Elite New York City Public Schools
A diverse group of public school students and local community-based organizations asked a federal court to allow them to intervene in a lawsuit over a program designed to improve racial and economic...SEE MORE >>


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

Florida Must Provide Comprehensive Bilingual Voting Assistance
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ proposed rule requiring Spanish-language official ballots throughout the state, which is the direct result of legal pressure, is commendable. However, the governor’s...SEE MORE >>


Date: April 26, 2019

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