Press Releases

Jul 2, 2012: Latinos Ask Court to Limit 2012 Term and Order Special State Elections in 2013

Latinos Ask Court to Limit 2012 Term and Order Special State Elections in 2013

Jun 28, 2012: 2015 Public Interest Fellowship

Public Interest Fellowships Are Available at LatinoJustice PRLDEF for Fall.

Jun 28, 2012: LatinoJustice PRLDEF Lambastes Irresponsible Use Of Redistricting in Nassau County

LatinoJustice PRLDEF Lambastes Irresponsible Use Of Redistricting In Nassau County

Jun 25, 2012: Supreme Court Strikes Down Key Parts of Arizona’s SB 1070

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down key parts of Arizona’s anti-immigrant SB1070.

May 24, 2012: LatinoJustice PRLDEF tells Florida to stop purging voters

Voting Rights Organizations Send Notice to Florida: Stop Purging Voters Groups ask for an immediate termination of plan to remove alleged non-citizens from the voter rolls

May 18, 2012: Latino Stop & Frisk

May 2, 2012: The Atlantic: New York's Operation Clean Halls Program Challenged

The Atlantic features Operation Clean Halls

Mar 28, 2012: Suit Brought By Latinos Charges “Stop and Frisk” Violates their Rights

Operation Clean Halls program targets Latino and black New Yorkers

Mar 28, 2012: LatinoJustice PRLDEF and Other Voting Rights Organizations Challenge Florida Voter Purge

LatinoJustice PRLDEF and Other Voting Rights Organizations Challenge Florida Voter Purge Program

Mar 20, 2012: Court Adopts New York Congressional Redistricting Plan Mirrored after Unity Plan

A three-judge panel has approved a new Congressional redistricting map for New York State that closely mirrors a plan created by a coalition of groups representing minority voters in New York.

Mar 15, 2012: Latino Youth are the Future of Activism - A View from the Selma march

The next generation of civil rights and human rights activists was forged on the road from Selma to Montgomery during the march.

Mar 15, 2012: Governor Must Veto Senate Redistricting Plan

The new Senate redistricting plan passed by the New York State Legislature grossly disenfranchises Latinos across the State and the proposed constitutional amendment fails to create any meaningful reform, according to lawyers at LatinoJustice PRLDEF. LatinoJustice PRLDEF is asking Governor Cuomo to veto both pieces of legislation.

Mar 1, 2012: Observations on the Court Arguments on the Appeal of Alabama’s HB56

Juan Cartagena talks about attending the oral arguments in two important appeals to the latest wave of state anti-immigrant laws.

Mar 1, 2012: Civil Rights Coalition in Court to Challenge AL & GA Anti-Immigrant Laws

Attorneys from LatinoJustice PRLDEF, the Southern Poverty Law Center, American Civil Liberties Union, the National Immigration Law Center and other civil rights groups will be at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit Thursday to present arguments against Alabama and Georgia’s anti-immigrant laws.

Feb 27, 2012: Latino groups to Cuomo: Veto the legislative lines

In a letter sent to Governor Andrew Cuomo late last week, LatinoJustice and the National Institute for Latino Policy called on the Governor to veto the legislative redistricting lines that were expected to come out this week.

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