Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order last month prohibiting the release of inmates on personal bonds if they were accused or convicted of a violent crime. LatinoJustice and the Immigrant Legal Resource Center reject his stance. Link to article
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Immigrants’ Rights Groups Submit Brief Supporting “Greenlight Law” Granting Drivers Licenses for New York’s Immigrants
Amicus Brief Elevates Voices of Impacted Communities in court hearing on legal challenge to the law.
The deepening Covid-19 crisis has exposed the particular vulnerabilities of communities of color, who have limited or compromised access to social support and relief systems. Often hidden in our society, immigrant Latinxs are among the most impacted. This underscores the importance of the 2020 decennial Census and its long-term impact on the Latinx community.