In a June 6, 2002 speech to a gathering of MALDEF
, where he received the group's "Excellence in Leadership" award, Cannon declared: "We love immigrants in Utah.
As a trusted voice, MALDEF
will meet the challenge of educating and encouraging Latinos who live in the hard-to-count areas to participate in the U.
seems to represent not so much all Mexican-Americans as much as those Mexican-Americans who like liberal Democrats such as Berman.
Amid the festivities MALDEF
will also celebrate the return of Thomas A.
Victor Viramontes, of MALDEF
, said, "This lawsuit should serve as a warning that employers cannot pick and choose which verification documents or residency histories they will accept from a prospective employees who are otherwise excellent employment candidates and meet their obligations under the law.
staff attorney Shaheena Simons said Otero's ruling was sound, and ``you cannot have restrictions based on the content of speech.
Using some of his own assets as seed money, Tijerina founded MALDEF
the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund.
Founded in 1968, MALDEF
is the nation's leading Latino legal civil rights organization.
SPEAKERS: Mariso Bono, MALDEF
Michelle Brane, Women's Refugee Commission Steven Conry, Corrections Corp of America Franklin C.
A more constructive approach would be to support federal legislation, as MALDEF
is doing, that would provide more resources for adult English-language classes and tax credits for before-and after-work English classes for employees, Trasvina said.
SAN ANTONIO -- Today State Senator Leticia Van de Putte, State Representative Trey Martinez Fisher were joined by MALDEF
, Southwest Worker's Union, and the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund to promote a full Census count in the Latino community.
The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, or MALDEF
, which has filed its own brief supporting the families of the victims, warned that the position advocated by the foundation could send the wrong message.