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Immigrant Defense Project Celebrates the Passage of the Protect Our Courts Act

For Immediate Release

July 22, 2020

For more information contact:

Rachel Cohen, [email protected], Immigrant Defense Project

Elianne Ramos, [email protected], LatinoJustice

Immigrant Defense Project Celebrates the Passage of the Protect Our Courts Act

New York State Legislature Passes Momentous Legislation: ICE Cannot Use Courts to Trap Immigrant New Yorkers

LatinoJustice Decries the Lifting of the Nationwide Injunction on the “Public Charge” rule

CONTACT: Christiaan Perez, cperez[@]latinojustice.org, 212-739-7581

LatinoJustice Applauds Second Federal Court Decision Dismissing Lawsuit Seeking to Challenge NY’s GreenLight Law

LatinoJustice is Monitoring Upstate County Clerk’s Processing of Immigrant New Yorkers Applications for Drivers Licenses to Ensure Compliance with the Law

LatinoJustice PRLDEF Applauds Federal Court Decision Dismissing GreenLight Law Legal Challenge

New York, NY –  Friday, Judge Elizabeth Wolford of the Federal District Court for the Western District of New York issued a 32-page Decision and Order dismissing Erie County’s lawsuit challenging the constitutionally of New York’s newly enacted Green Light Law which would permit non-citizen residents to obtain a drivers’ license in the case of Kearns v. Cuomo et al. Judge Wolford dismissed the case on jurisdictional grounds noting that Kearns as a county clerk failed to establish requisite legal standing to challenge the GreenLight Law.

Immigrants and Advocates File Motion to Intervene to Defend New Driver's Licenses Legislation in Erie County vs. New York State lawsuit

The motion Presents the Experiences of Immigrant Community Members in the Fight to Defend Driver’s Licenses for All Immigrant New Yorkers

CONTACT: Christiaan Perez, [email protected], 212-739-7581; Su Patel, NYIC, [email protected], 917-940-6402

Statement Condemning the Shooting in El Paso and the Hateful Rhetoric that Led to The Attack

This rhetoric takes form as official policy carried out by the CBP and ICE; is fueled by the dehumanizing, hate-filled speeches and tweets of President Trump. It is given further impetus by the enabling cowardice of GOP leadership; and used by the white nationalists who take the words of the president and the failure to condemn that speech as a green light. And it must STOP.

LatinoJustice Reacts to the Supreme Court’s Ruling Blocking the Citizenship Question in 2020 Census

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 27th, 2019
CONTACT: Christiaan Perez, LatinoJustice PRLDEF, [email protected], 212-739-7581

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