Yesterday, President Trump doubled down on his assault on our communities by calling for an end to Birthright Citizenship. Below is a statement in English and Spanish from Juan Cartagena, President and General Counsel at LatinoJustice PRLDEF.
Maryland Federal District Court Judge Catherine C. Blake has ruled that Frederick County and the Frederick County Sheriff is liable for the October 2008 illegal arrest of a resident by the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office based upon a civil immigration warrant.
Tallahassee, FL- Voting rights advocates applaud the ruling from Judge Walker ordering compliance with Section 4(e) of the Voting Rights Act which requires voting and election materials and assistance be provided to U.S. Citizen voters educated in Spanish in Puerto Rico. Today’s decision recognizes the growing presence of Puerto Rican voters and their right to fully participate in elections that would impact their future.
Immigrants’ rights case challenging Suffolk County’s Sheriff’s department on unconstitutional detainer practices, a key component of the federal administration’s attempts to dismantle basic constitutional rights.
Worker’s rights class action suit defending more than 200 immigrant workers summarily discharged without advance written notice in violation of the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining (WARN) Act.
Immigrants’ rights case challenging anti-immigrant ordinances designed to target Latinx day laborers’ right to congregate in a public thoroughfare for work.
A music of resilience unites Puerto Ricans outside and inside the Island | Melinda Gonzalez closes her eyes and breathes serenely, while asking those present to do the same.