Press Releases

Feb 7, 2013: Statement by José Calderón, on the NYS Senate Confirmation Hearing of Jenny Rivera

Statement by José Calderón, President of the Hispanic Federation, regarding the NYS Senate Confirmation Hearing for Court of Appeals Nominee Jenny Rivera

Jan 31, 2013: Latino Leaders Respond to President Obama's Call for Immigration Reform

Latinos leaders respond to the President's call for immigration reform.

Jan 23, 2013: Latino and Asian American Groups Tells Supreme Court Arizona Voter Laws Harms Naturalized Citizens

Latino and Asian American Groups Tell Supreme Court Arizona Voter Law Harms Naturalized Citizens

Jan 15, 2013: LatinoJustice PRLDEF Alum Jenny Rivera Nominated to NY State’s Court of Appeals

Former LatinoJustice PRLDEF staff attorney Jenny Rivera has been nominated to sit on the New York State Court of Appeals by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo.

Dec 19, 2012: Jacob's Story

“I’m going home to my abuela’s this weekend; I hope I don’t get stopped….”

Nov 22, 2012: Dando Gracias

Giving Thanks

Nov 9, 2012: Battling Hate with Humor in Charlotte

Send in the Clowns

Nov 4, 2012: ELECTION PROTECTION - 888-VE-Y-VOTA

Election Protection

Sep 19, 2012: LatinoJustice PRLDEF Official Statement on U.S. Senate Subcommittee Hearing on Hate Crimes in the US

For the past 40 years, LatinoJustice PRLDEF has been litigating precedent-setting impact cases across the country and changing the way Latinos live their lives in the United States and the way our country has lived up to its ideals. Through litigation, advocacy and education, LatinoJustice PRLDEF works to protect opportunities for all Latinos to succeed in school and work, fulfill their dreams, and sustain their families and communities. As a civil rights organization, we write to express our concern over the increased incidence of hate crimes against Latinos.

Sep 14, 2012: Voter Purge Settlement Protects Right to Vote for Florida Voters

Florida Must Restore Voting Rights of Those Improperly Purged

Aug 30, 2012: Civil Rights Groups Announce Unity Map for NYC Council Redistricting

LatinoJustice PRLDEF, the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF), National Institute for Latino Policy (NILP), and the Center for Law and Social Justice (CLSJ) of Medgar Evers College have released the NYC Council Unity Map, a joint proposal for new City Council districts that reflects New York City’s changing demographics and protects the voting rights of Blacks, Latinos, and Asian Americans.

Aug 30, 2012: Voter Protection 2012

LatinoJustice PRLDEF protected your right to vote during 2008 and 2010 elections and we're ready to do it again. Our attorneys and staff responded to Spanish-language voter concerns from across the East Coast at a national call center, and were on the ground in several counties ensuring that Latino voters received the access and assistance that they are guaranteed by law.

Aug 27, 2012: LatinoJustice PRLDEF and National Organizations, Petition Senate Judiciary Committee to Investigate Hate Group & Hate Crimes in US

An unprecedented number of civil and human rights groups have joined LatinoJustice PRLDEF in petitioning Senate Judiciary Committee to launch an investigation into hate groups and hate crimes in the United States.

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