Hazleton residents asked a federal judge to issue a restraining order preventing the city’s harsh anti-immigrant laws from being put into affect.
Just as Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund as well as other civil rights groups were about to ask Federal District Court Judge James M. Munley in Scranton, Pennsylvania to stop the City of Hazleton from implementing it harsh anti-immigrant ordinance, the City agreed today to withdraw it.
A proposed ordinance that would punish landlords and employers who do business with undocumented immigrants and make English the official language is illegal and should be blocked immediately.
PRLDEF (Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund) applauds the efforts of civil rights activists, residents and the broad coalition.
A Federal Court in Long Island issued a preliminary injunction preventing the Town of Brookhaven from continuing a policy of evicting day laborers and their families without prior notice.
The Puerto Rican Legal Defense & Education Fund (PRLDEF) charged the Town of Brookhaven with executing a systematic attack on Latinos in their campaign to evict day laborers from Farmingville.
The Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund (PRLDEF) and Orlando lawyers Luis Gonzalez and Darren Soto today asked the federal courts to stop all elections of Kissimmee Board of City Commissioners charging that the election process was in violation of federal law.
The Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund (PRLDEF) today asked the Department of Justice to stop a new surrogate judge from being appointed by the political machine in Brooklyn.
The Puerto Rican Legal Defense & Education Fund (PRLDEF) has asked the state Supreme Court to stop the Town of Brookhaven from evicting day laborers from houses in Farmingville without prior notice.
The Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund (PRLDEF) today asked the Department of Justice to stop the Democratic and Republican parties from naming candidates for a newly created judgeship in Brooklyn because the position has not been approved by the department.
The Puerto Rican Legal Defense & Education Fund (PRLDEF) and Princeton Review announced today that they will offer a LSAT Prep Course.