Since 1989, the Hispanic Bar Association of Pennsylvania's Legal Education Fund has awarded scholarships to qualified diverse law students throughout the region.
During AL DÍA’s Lawyer’s Forum on Thursday, Nov. 8, Justice Kevin Dougherty gave his insights into the importance of diversity and inclusion in the justice system.
During AL DÍA Lawyers Forum on Thursday, Nov. 8, Justice Kevin Dougherty gave his insights into the importance of diversity and inclusion in the justice system.
Nelson Díaz, el primer juez latino en Filadelfia y defensor de la comunidad puertorriqueña sin voz, ha cimentado su carrera pionera con su próxima autobiografía, "No soy de aquí ni de allá".
Nelson Díaz, the first Latino judge to sit on the bench in Philadelphia and stand up for the voiceless Puerto Rican community, has cemented his trailblazing career with his forthcoming autobiography, “No soy de aquí ni de allá.”
Diana Cortes said her experiences with racial animosity growing up and the encouragement from her immigrant parents motivated her to pursue her high achievement in law.
Diana Cortes confesó que sus propias experiencias con el racismo cuando era niña y el apoyo de sus padres, ambos inmigrantes, la motivaron a conseguir sus logros profesionales en el ámbito jurídico.
Recent developments on America’s rocky road to equality of opportunity for all races merit cheers and jeers.
This undocumented immigrant, without a criminal record, must fly on August 17 back to Guatemala, even though his sons and his wife are American citizens.
Her lawyers have been granted an "emergency stay," while a court reassesses her case.
I savored the recent news that Immigration and Customs Enforcement plans to send thousands of immigration agents to so-called “sanctuary cities” to round up illegal immigrants.
The former archbishop of Sydney is alleged to have sexually abused children when he was a priest in Ballarat (1976-80) and when he was the archbishop of Melbourne (1996-2001).
This lawyer has lived as an undocumented immigrant in the United States for years, even receiving her license to practice. Although she could be deported at any time, she has decided to fight for those in her same circumstances.
New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez has asked a federal judge to dismiss his allegation of corruption, citing a ruling by the US Supreme Court that narrowed the definition of conduct that could lead to such prosecutions.
A second ex-Latin American president convicted for corruption in less than two days.
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) announced today that it has launched a series of initiatives including the implementation of Spanish web pages for Latin American consulates in the country so that the Hispanic community can report incidents of hate or racism.
The right to free legal advice usually given to criminals in the United States does not apply to detained immigrants with a deportation order.
The tough dispute over House Bill 2281 has reached the Federal Court in Arizona, where a lawsuit alleges that the law prohibiting the Mexican-American public school curriculum is discriminatory.
The Venezuelan Penal Forum (FPV), a defender of human rights group, reported Tuesday that 22 of the 27 students from the Libertador Experimental Teaching University (UPEL), arrested in Aragua state and tried by a military court, will be sent to two prisons in other states of the country.
Lawyers and activists fanned out to airports as President Trump’s travel ban went into effect. The State Department issued new guidelines on how to enforce the “close family” test on visitors from six predominantly Muslim countries.
Ever since Donald Trump’s election, a cottage industry of politicians, journalists, scholars and commentators has sought to understand what motivates Trump supporters. Theories have ranged from globalization to a rebellion against Washington elitism to racism. But the true cause may have been overlooked: the “postindustrial society.”
here are some basic truths that hold even during the Trump-inspired meltdown of the modern media.
David Chávez-Macias sought refuge at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in northern Nevada, after learning he could be deported.
El pasado 23 de mayo, los padres de los hermanos Duarte, residentes en National City, CA, fueron detenidos por la Patrulla Fronteriza y desde entonces permanecen bajo custodia federal en espera de una audiencia ante un juez de inmigración.
The four Duarte siblings, residents in National City, California, denounced undercover federal immigration agents, in unmarked cars, showed up outside their home last Tuesday and arrested his parents, who are Mexican immigrants.
Terry McAuliffe, the Democratic governor of Virginia, has used his position to pardon the Salvadoran immigrant for driving without a license in 2013, hoping to prevent her deportation. Two days later, ICE rejected her appeal.