Census 2020 to Move Forward Without Citizenship Question

NALEO Educational Fund lauds victory for democracy, will mobilize Latinos for a complete count Decision to proceed with printing Census 2020 questionnaire without citizenship question comes days following Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision…

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Georgia Fails to Adhere to Federal Standards for Granting Drivers Licenses to Puerto Ricans

Georgia DDS Retains Government Documents from Puerto Rico, Detains Applicants Presenting the Documents and Fails to Issue Them Driver’s Licenses

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Why doesn’t the Latin X community believe in mental health?

Shayla Rodriguez As Lorenzo continuously cries in his room, his right-hand wraps around his body and his left-hand covers up his mouth so his mom can’t hear him. Every time…

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U.S. Supreme Court Decision to Temporarily Halt Citizenship Question from Moving Forward Marks Victory for Census 2020, Latino Community and Democracy

5-4 decision has halted the citizenship question from moving forward, sending the case back down to the lower court for further consideration

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MALDEF Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Census Citizenship Question

(LOS ANGELES) – The U.S. Supreme Court today required the Trump administration to go back and provide an adequate public justification for adding a citizenship question to Census 2020.  

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The Impact of Mexican Trade Tariffs on Georgia’s Economy

Francesca Burke June 26, 2019 The week of May 26th the Trump Administration proposed a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports unless the Mexican government can demonstrate that it is…

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MALDEF STATEMENT ON TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’S REQUEST FOR THE SUPREME COURT TO RULE ON EQUAL PROTECTION CENSUS LAWSUIT

Jun 25, 2019 | Census, Media, News Releases LOS ANGELES – The U.S. Department of Justice today sent a letter to the U.S. Supreme Court asking the justices to rule on the Equal Protection claim…

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Federal Appeals Court Remands Census Case to Maryland Judge to Decide Intentional Discrimination Claim

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION June 25, 2019 (GREENBELT, MD) – A federal judge in Maryland will determine whether newly discovered evidence indicates unconstitutional discriminatory intent was behind the addition of…

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Registration is open for the 3rd Latino Leaders Summit

Contact: Jennifer Zenteno,  jennifer@galeo.org, 770.674.0551  (Norcross, GA): June 26th, 2019 – GALEO & OLAS at Georgia Gwinnett College open the registration process for community members to join us for a…

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Federal Judge States Discriminatory Motive Behind Census Citizenship Question

New evidence paints a “disturbing picture” of 2020 census question’s purpose June 24, 2019—GREENBELT, MD—Today, U.S. District Court Judge George J. Hazel issued an opinion on last week’s ruling stating…

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