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Raw Story
Texas cemetery refused to bury widow’s Hispanic husband because of ‘whites only’ policy: lawsuitof Corpus Christi, into a modern-day desegregation fight. That’s what is alleg
Texas cemetery refused to bury widow’s Hispanic husband because of ‘whites only’ policy: lawsuit
Raw Story / Posted 10 hours ago
of Corpus Christi, into a modern-day desegregation fight. That’s what is alleged in a federal lawsuit brought by the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund against the Normanna Cemetery Association, which oversees the cemetery.... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Texas Cemetery Sued Over "Whites Only" Policyof Corpus Christi, into a modern-day desegregation fight. That’s what is alleg
Texas Cemetery Sued Over "Whites Only" Policy
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 11 hours ago
of Corpus Christi, into a modern-day desegregation fight. That’s what is alleged in a federal lawsuit brought by the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund against the Normanna Cemetery Association, which oversees the cemetery.... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Texas Cemetery Sued Over “Whites Only” Policy - Texas Cemetery Sued Over “Whites Only” Policy by Alexa Ura The Texas Tribune May 5 2016 Dorothy Barrera was married to her late husband Pedro for more than 40 years before he died in February. He was...of Corpus Christi, into a modern-day desegregation fight. That’s what is alleg
Texas Cemetery Sued Over “Whites Only” Policy - Texas Cemetery Sued Over “Whites Only” Policy by Alexa Ura The Texas Tribune May 5 2016 Dorothy Barrera was married to her late husband Pedro for more than 40 years before he died in February. He was...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 12 hours ago
of Corpus Christi, into a modern-day desegregation fight. That’s what is alleged in a federal lawsuit brought by the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund against the Normanna Cemetery Association, which oversees the cemetery.... Read more
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NBC News
Civil Rights Group Sues 'Whites Only' Cemetery in Texasin South Texas because a widow alleges the caretaker refused to take her husban
Civil Rights Group Sues 'Whites Only' Cemetery in Texas
NBC News / Posted 2 days ago
in South Texas because a widow alleges the caretaker refused to take her husband's ashes because he was Mexican. The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund has filed a lawsuit on behalf of the American G.I. Forum of Texas, which... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Latino civil rights group files lawsuit against 'whites only' cemetery in South Texashas filed a lawsuit against a “whites only” cemetery in South Texas, according
Latino civil rights group files lawsuit against 'whites only' cemetery in South Texas
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
has filed a lawsuit against a “whites only” cemetery in South Texas, according to a news release issued Friday. The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, MALDEF, filed the suit in Texas federal court against the Normanna... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Civil rights group files lawsuit against Normanna cemeteryonly" policy. Angel Zuniga said the lawsuit was filed on behalf of the America
Civil rights group files lawsuit against Normanna cemetery
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 6 days ago
only" policy. Angel Zuniga said the lawsuit was filed on behalf of the American G.I. Forum of Texas by attorneys with the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund. According to a copy of the complaint, the suit accuses the Normanna... Read more
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New America Media
Diluting the Latino Vote in CA's Central ValleyThe Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) filed the suit
Diluting the Latino Vote in CA's Central Valley
New America Media / Posted 7 days ago
The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) filed the suit on behalf of Latino citizens in Kern County, on the southern end of the Central Valley. The suit challenges redistricting decisions by the Kern County Board of... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Young people who came to U.S. illegally as children argue in court for in-state tuitionchildren is at stake." University system spokesman Charles Sutlive declined to
Young people who came to U.S. illegally as children argue in court for in-state tuition
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 8 days ago
children is at stake." University system spokesman Charles Sutlive declined to comment on pending litigation. The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund last month filed a separate federal lawsuit on behalf of two immigrant... Read more
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FOX News
Group of immigrant students seek in-state tuition in GeorgiaKuck said in a statement. "We will fight for this until we win. The hope of Geo
Group of immigrant students seek in-state tuition in Georgia
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
Kuck said in a statement. "We will fight for this until we win. The hope of Georgia's children is at stake." The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund last month filed a separate federal lawsuit on behalf of two immigrant... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Immigrant students seek in-state tuition in Georgiachildren is at stake." University system spokesman Charles Sutlive declined to
Immigrant students seek in-state tuition in Georgia
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
children is at stake." University system spokesman Charles Sutlive declined to comment on pending litigation. The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund last month filed a separate federal lawsuit on behalf of two immigrant... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Immigrant students seek in-state tuition in Georgiachildren is at stake." University system spokesman Charles Sutlive declined to
Immigrant students seek in-state tuition in Georgia
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 9 days ago
children is at stake." University system spokesman Charles Sutlive declined to comment on pending litigation. The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund last month filed a separate federal lawsuit on behalf of two immigrant... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
A “view” from the Court: Status pendingIt’s the last two-week argument session of the Term, and today is the biggest o
A “view” from the Court: Status pending
SCOTUSblog / Posted 17 days ago
It’s the last two-week argument session of the Term, and today is the biggest of the last group of cases: United States v. Texas, about the Obama administration’s deferred-action program for specified undocumented immigrants. A raucous demonstration... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Texas Tells Supreme Court State Has Right To Stop Immigration Actionsuffering irreparable harm and that’s our argument,” Paxton said. Thomas Saenz
Texas Tells Supreme Court State Has Right To Stop Immigration Action
KERA North Texas / Posted 17 days ago
suffering irreparable harm and that’s our argument,” Paxton said. Thomas Saenz, the president and general counsel of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, who made remarks before the high court in favor of DAPA, said if the... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
Search for a fifth vote on immigrationwho could benefit from the Obama policy, with most of their questions on the “s
Search for a fifth vote on immigration
SCOTUSblog / Posted 17 days ago
who could benefit from the Obama policy, with most of their questions on the “standing” issue. Thomas A. Saenz of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund had little opportunity to talk about the merits of the policy. Scott A.... Read more
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NBC News
For These Latino Families, Supreme Court Immigration Case is Personaldecision blocking Obama's executive actions on immigration would stand. Thomas
For These Latino Families, Supreme Court Immigration Case is Personal
NBC News / Posted 17 days ago
decision blocking Obama's executive actions on immigration would stand. Thomas Saenz, president and general counsel of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, is one of the attorneys representing three mothers who could qualify for... Read more
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NBC News
Latino Lawyer Putting Human Face On Immigration Case in SCOTUS DebutThomas Saenz, president of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational F
Latino Lawyer Putting Human Face On Immigration Case in SCOTUS Debut
NBC News / Posted 17 days ago
Thomas Saenz, president of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, has no special suit to wear, no special meal planned and no superstitious ritual he'll undertake before he argues for the first time in front of the U.S. Supreme... Read more
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Philly.com
High court takes up case for shielding immigrants from deportationunder our Constitution." More than 50 interest groups - including the AFL-CIO,
High court takes up case for shielding immigrants from deportation
Philly.com / Posted 18 days ago
under our Constitution." More than 50 interest groups - including the AFL-CIO, the National Sheriffs' Association, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance, and a group of... Read more
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Breitbart
Federal Judge Says Texas Can’t Outlaw Harboring Illegal Alienscriminalizing the harboring of illegal aliens, at least for now. The judge issu
Federal Judge Says Texas Can’t Outlaw Harboring Illegal Aliens
Breitbart / Posted 19 days ago
criminalizing the harboring of illegal aliens, at least for now. The judge issued the preliminary injunction in MALDEF’s (Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund) lawsuit challenging Texas House Bill 11, a law which open border... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Judge blocks Texas immigrant harboring lawcountry in violation of federal law by concealing, harboring, or shielding that
Judge blocks Texas immigrant harboring law
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 19 days ago
country in violation of federal law by concealing, harboring, or shielding that person from detection.” In January the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, or MALDEF, filed a lawsuit in Bexar County against Gov. Greg Abbott,... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Judge Blocks Texas Immigrant Harboring Law - Judge Blocks Texas Immigrant Harboring Law by Julián Aguilar The Texas Tribune April 14 2016 A federal judge has blocked part of the state’s omnibus border security bill that makes harboring undocumente...country in violation of federal law by concealing, harboring, or shielding that
Judge Blocks Texas Immigrant Harboring Law - Judge Blocks Texas Immigrant Harboring Law by Julián Aguilar The Texas Tribune April 14 2016 A federal judge has blocked part of the state’s omnibus border security bill that makes harboring undocumente...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 20 days ago
country in violation of federal law by concealing, harboring, or shielding that person from detection.” In January the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, or MALDEF, filed a lawsuit in Bexar County against Gov. Greg Abbott,... Read more
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NBC News
2016 Latino State of the Union: What Affects Latinos Todayto discuss legislation hindering voting rights, disproportionate criminal justi
2016 Latino State of the Union: What Affects Latinos Today
NBC News / Posted 21 days ago
to discuss legislation hindering voting rights, disproportionate criminal justice and recent education reforms. The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund hosted the discussion between leaders working to pass legislation that... Read more
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TribLIVE
Supreme Court ruling supports drawing districts based on population — a win for minority groupsregardless of their income or background, have an equal opportunity to vote.”
Supreme Court ruling supports drawing districts based on population — a win for minority groups
TribLIVE / Posted 30 days ago
regardless of their income or background, have an equal opportunity to vote.” Minority activist organizations, such as the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, welcomed the decision. The fund's president and general counsel, Thomas... Read more
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NBC News
Latino Leaders: SCOTUS Rejected Effort To Curb Latino Voterepresentatives serve all residents, not just those eligible to vote. Thomas S
Latino Leaders: SCOTUS Rejected Effort To Curb Latino Vote
NBC News / Posted a month ago
representatives serve all residents, not just those eligible to vote. Thomas Saenz, president and general counsel of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, called the decision a "tremendous victory for democratic representation... Read more

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