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Multi-Racial Students and Community Organizations Ask to Join Suit to Defend Expanded Access to Elite New York City Public Schools
LatinoJustice PRLDEF, The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF), the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU), and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a request for pre-...SEE MORE >>

Date: March 29, 2019
Location: new york, ny

LatinoJustice and DREAM Bar Association File Brief in Support of Proposed Utah Supreme Court Bar Admission Rule Change to Allow DACA and TPS Law School Graduates to Receive Law License
LatinoJustice’s brief urges Utah to follow California, Florida, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Texas, Illinois, Nebraska and Wyoming in granting law licenses to DACA and TPS law...SEE MORE >>

Date: March 27, 2019
Location: New York, New York

Civil Rights Organizations File Brief to Fight Changes to Public Charge in Foreign Affairs Manual
Various civil rights organizations filed an amicus brief in support of the City of Baltimore’s lawsuit challenging the Trump administration for its changes to the U.S. Department of State’s Foreign...SEE MORE >>

Date: March 22, 2019

Juan Cartagena Statement on David Ayala
David Ayala, Community Organizer for LatinoJustice PRLDEF in our Southeast Regional Office in Orlando, mistakenly thought he was eligible to vote over five years ago because his felony convictions...SEE MORE >>

Date: March 07, 2019
Location: Orlando, FL

LatinoJustice Names Elianne Ramos, Award-Winning Latina Influencer and Top Communications Executive, as Chief Communications Officer
LatinoJustice PRLDEF today announced it has named Elianne Ramos, an award-winning Latina influencer and top communications executive, as the organization’s Chief Communications Officer. Ramos began...SEE MORE >>

Date: March 01, 2019
Location: New York, NY

A Newly Progressive Senate To Support Sweeping Criminal Justice & Immigration Reform Platform
On Thursday, New York State lawmakers announced their support for sweeping changes to the laws and institutions that are most oppressive to New York’s communities of color. With decisive majorities...SEE MORE >>

Date: February 11, 2019
Location: New York, NY