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In a short June 23 order, the Supreme Court dashed the hopes of millions that the justices would overturn the injunction blocking implementation of Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA) and expansion of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
They want to remind the justices that constitutional disputes affect real people.
The same conservatives who succeeded in getting the Supreme Court to gut the Voting Rights Act last year are now attacking the principle of one person, one vote. The purpose of both maneuvers is the same, to help Republicans win elections by diluting or suppressing Democratic votes, in particular the votes of black and brown people.
In a press statement issued Friday, UltraViolet pointed to multiple allegations of abuse contained in an open letter published
It is clear that requiring Algebra II for all Texas graduates is in the best interest of the youth of this state: for their future and that of Texas. TLEC calls on local PTAs to make their voices heard and demand that its statewide organization reverse its position supporting lower expectations.
The major impact of the law has been to prevent many non-Latino citizens -- most likely the elderly, the young, and others less likely to have the requisite documents readily at hand -- from registering.
As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to hear oral arguments on the Voting Rights Act, a group of Latino legislators and legal
Hector Sanchez, executive director of the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA), was among the panelists who
The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) has won a pivotal court case against the State of Texas
The next three days in Tucson could set the stage for one of the most important education revivals in the nation.
“It is true that methods of discrimination become more sophisticated over time but ... we are up to the task of spotting
Going the litigation route when other means of political influence fall short is a method that civil rights groups have tapped
The number of Asians in the country is on the rise. Will this group of voters be courted by candidates to the same extent as other constituencies?
“Power protects and shepherds power; that is the way, unfortunately, it is done,” said Gonzalez, also a blogger for The Huffington
"It was a very personal decision that I thought about before I did it," Peña said of telling the supervisor, who isn't named
Earlier, Irving told the LA Weekly that Martinez had virtually been on probation because he wasn't an adequate employee. He
It's time for the Kennedy Center Honors to carry forward the legacy of the family name extended in the Kennedy Center Honors, by also acknowledging and including the artistic contributions made by American Latinos.
We'll be updating the blog live from courtroom 424 in Denver District Court as the five-week trial progresses. The court
While this administration is addressing the underrepresentation of minority group members on the federal bench, the failure to include the nation's largest minority group, in that effort is inexplicable.