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Judge Extends TSA to August 31st Pending Ruling on TRO
Judge Hillman heard oral arguments in our case against FEMA seeking a Temporary Restraining Order to prevent massive evictions of evacuees from Puerto Rico staying in hotels nationwide under the...SEE MORE >>

Date: August 01, 2018
Location: Worcester, MA

Legal and Journalistic Organizations Sue FEMA for Failing to Release Records On Hurricane Maria Relief Efforts
On behalf of the Center for Investigative Journalism in Puerto Rico and LatinoJustice, Democracy Forward Foundation filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)...SEE MORE >>

Date: July 31, 2018
Location: San Juan, PR / Washington DC

Sifting Through the Lies About the Census Citizenship Question
CONTACT: Christiaan Perez, , 212-739-7581 NEW YORK, NY - Today, the New York Counts 2020 coalition held a press call to provide an update on efforts to combat the Trump...SEE MORE >>

Date: July 31, 2018
Location: New York, NY

Declaración de LatinoJustice PRLDEF sobre la descolonización de Puerto Rico
Read the statement in English here. Hace cuarenta y seis años que el Fondo Puertorriqueño de Defensa y Educación Legal, hoy día conocido como LatinoJustice PRLDEF, se fundó en medio de un ambiente de...SEE MORE >>

Date: July 17, 2018
Location: New York, NY

LatinoJustice PRLDEF Statement on the Decolonization of Puerto Rico
New York, NY – Today the United Nations is hosting a conversation that has plagued Puerto Rico for centuries, the question of Decolonization. The conversation at the UN will take into consideration...SEE MORE >>

Date: June 18, 2018

Supreme Court Ruling Sanctions Voter Suppression Civil and Human Rights Groups Cite Ruling as Major Problem for Communities of Color
Several organizations, including LJP joined together to convey that Ohio’s purging of voter who had not voted in a two-year period is harmful to communities of color and of limited English...SEE MORE >>

Date: June 11, 2018
Location: Washington D.C.