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Federal appeals court affirms that restaurant owner fraudulently conveyed properties to avoid paying $2.7 million wage theft judgment
A group of ex-restaurant workers in Kim v Yoo (Case 18-1447) won a new victory before a three-judge panel of the Second Circuit Appeals Court. The Panel affirmed the decision and judgment of the late...SEE MORE >>


Date: June 06, 2019
Location: New York, NY

LatinoJustice Asks Presidential Candidates How They Will Address Policing
Presidential politics is not our forté at LatinoJustice. Laws and practices that shield the abuse of the criminal justice system on Latinx communities, are. When you start a national discourse with...SEE MORE >>


Date: June 03, 2019

Citizenship Question, a Political Hit to Suppress Latinos
CONTACT: Christiaan Perez, cperez@latinojustice.org , 212-739-7581 On Thursday, evidence was submitted to the Supreme Court in the case Department of Commerce, et al. v. New York, et al. that...SEE MORE >>


Date: May 31, 2019

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

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