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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

Former Hampton Inn Employee Sues Hilton Hotel Chain and affiliates for Pregnancy Discrimination
CONTACT: Christiaan Perez, 212-739-7581, cperez@latinojustice.org LatinoJustice filed a federal court class action complaint against Hilton Worldwide Holdings, Sage BRE, BRE NE Hospitality, and UNUM...SEE MORE >>


Date: November 16, 2018
Location: Long Island, NY

Latinos for a Fair Judiciary, MALDEF, LatinoJustice, the Hispanic National Bar Association and NHLA Hold Call to Announce Opposition to All Court of Appeals Nominees Put Forth by Trump and to Denounce Lack of Latino Nominees
On November 2nd, Latinos for a Fair Judiciary, LatinoJustice PRLDEF, MALDEF (Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund), the Hispanic National Bar Association, and the National Hispanic...SEE MORE >>


Date: November 05, 2018
Location: Washington, DC

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