MALDEF STATEMENT ON EL PASO AND DAYTON MASS SHOOTINGS

PRESS STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION  August 4, 2019 (LOS ANGELES) – Thomas A. Saenz, president and general counsel of MALDEF (Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund) released the following…

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287 (g) and our Community

Stephanie Gomez July 29, 2019 Our state is divided into 159 counties all within the jurisdiction of different sheriffs and police departments. A Sheriff is an elected or appointed official…

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How Latinos Paved the Way For Brown v. Board of Education

Stephanie Gomez July 19, 2019 Anyone who has taken a United States history course is familiar with Brown v. Board of Education. This landmark case declared school segregation to be…

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Una Exposición de Arte y Aceptación

Francesca Burke 17 de Julio del 2019 Cuando entré a la exposición de arte, leí la palabra “contrapunto” en letras grandes en la pared sin explicación. Yo sabía que esta…

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President Donald J. Trump Backing Away From Citizenship Question Effort Marks Win for Latino Community, Democracy and Nation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 11, 2019 The damage has already been done, however, making it vital for the Administration to act swiftly to restore the credibility of the U.S. Census Bureau…

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GALEO & MALDEF STATEMENTS ON TRUMP’S CONCESSION TO ABANDON CENSUS LEGAL FIGHT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 12, 2019 Contact:  Jerry Gonzalez, GALEO, jerry@galeo.org, 678.691.1086(Norcross, GA) – Donald J. Trump conceded yesterday that his administration will no longer pursue a legal fight to…

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Advancing Justice | AAJC Stands Ready to Protect 2020 Census

Organization Statement in Advance of Trump Press Conference FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. — July 11, 2019 — President Donald Trump is expected to hold a press conference shortly to announce…

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MALDEF STATEMENT ON TRUMP’S CENSUS ANNOUNCEMENT

PRESS STATEMENT                            FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION  July 11, 2019 (LOS ANGELES) – Donald J. Trump announced this morning on Twitter that he will be making a statement about the administration’s continuing…

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MALDEF Statement on Trump Administration Backtracking on Citizenship Question on 2020 Census

July 3, 2019 (LOS ANGELES) – A federal judge in Maryland held a telephonic conference today following the president’s tweet that is at odds with the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling…

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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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