A two-year investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice has found that a North Carolina sheriff and his deputies routinely discriminated against Latinos by making unwarranted arrests with the intent of maximizing deportations.
A three-judge federal court threw out the Texas legislative districts drawn by the state's Republican-controlled Legislature, holding that they discriminated against Latinos and blacks and violated the Voting Rights Act.
Attorneys for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio asked a federal court Friday to dismiss a lawsuit that claims his office carried out a pattern of discrimination against Latinos.
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Judge Murray Snow issued a ruling that created a class action, giving every Latino stopped, questioned or detained by the Sheriff’s Office since January 2007 standing in the 4-year-old civil-rights lawsuit.
A federal Justice Department probe of the East Haven, Conn., Police Department has found a pattern of discrimination against Latinos, the latest legal blow aimed at the suburban department.
At a press conference held to address the Justice Department’s recent report, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio had some harsh words for President Obama, who he called, “Obama and his merry men.”
A new report finds that transgender Latino/a people face poverty, unemployment, homelessness, discrimination and violence at significantly higher rates than both the overall transgender population and the general population.
Cineo Gonzales recounts how, in front of the entire class, his daughter received a Spanish-language pamphlet explaining HB 56. When Gonzales asked why the teacher gave the document to his daughter, the principal told him that they only gave the document to children who looked like weren’t from there.
Hispanic community leaders charged Monday that whites still discriminate against them in voting, or there would be a Latino member of Congress and more Latinos in the state Legislature.
In a blistering condemnation of the second-largest police force in the United States, the Justice Department is accusing the Puerto Rico Police Department of a “profound” and “longstanding” pattern of civil rights violations and other illegal practices.
A lawsuit was filed Wednesday against the Bear Valley Unified School District on behalf of a Latina middle-school student who alleges that her teacher made racially offensive remarks, humiliated her and inhibited her education.