MALDEFMexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (est. 1968)
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MALDEF and New Jersey said Texas could have filed suit in 2012 or amended its 2014 complaint aimed at DAPA to also include DACA, but instead waited six years to take action.
Samuel is responsible for overseeing daily operations and helping to set the litigation and public policy advocacy priorities for MALDEF's Midwest regional office, which covers Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, and Wisconsin.
De esta manera para MALDEF la importancia de la sinergia entre los migrantes es crucial para generar esfuerzos en la definicion de politicas, respeto de los derechos humanos, e incluso para beneficiarse de programas que les permitan desarrollar capacidades civico-politicas en Estados Unidos (Fox y Gois, 2010; Heredia, 2010).
I am encouraged by the encuentros taking place between some national Latino organizations and national LGBT organizations, with groups such as MALDEF and National Council of La Raza (NCLR) supporting the overturning of Proposition 8 and calling for passage of LGBT-inclusive comprehensive immigration reform legislation.
Tucker was, therefore, not only a lawsuit confined only to Philadelphia but part of a larger push by Puerto Ricans to assert their civil rights; PRLDEF (like the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and MALDEF) became the vehicle for this push.
Garcia and other supporters of the MALDEF lawsuit believed that, unlike the 2003 Amendments, the verification program worked to hinder public safety by discouraging undocumented immigrants from obtaining licenses and car insurance.
(60.) As a representative of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF) later admitted, "We were able to produce those horror stories" needed to suggest obstacles to voting.
A result is that "it is now common for Hispanics to expect the United States to adjust to them rather than the other way around." A parallel society is created, with such national Hispanic organizations as LULAC, MALDEF and La Raza ("the race").