Court Rejects Government’s Efforts to Dismiss Lawsuit Challenging Inhumane Detention Conditions in Border Patrol Facilities

For Immediate Release Court Rejects Government’s Efforts to Dismiss Lawsuit Challenging Inhumane Detention Conditions in Border Patrol Facilities and Certifies Large Class of Immigrant Plaintiffs; Class Now Seeks to Unseal Government Documents Detailing Abuse Jan. 13, 2016 Washington D.C.—On Monday, a federal district court permitted a class action lawsuit challenging […] Read more »

LLEAD Launches 2016 Voting Registration Campaign

Press Conference Friday, 3 p.m., Saginaw City Council Chambers Media Contact: R. Morales (989) 293-4078, rosamorales053@gmail.com A voting registration campaign kicks off in Saginaw on Friday organized by a brand new Latino organization. The new non-profit group Latino Leaders for the Enhancement of Advocacy and Development—called LLEAD—launches a county-wide 2016 […] Read more »

U.S. to expand refugee program for Central Americans fleeing violence

WASHINGTON | BY JULIA EDWARDS AND ARSHAD MOHAMMED For the original article please visit Reuters. The United States will expand its program helping the thousands of people fleeing violence in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday. The announcement follows backlash from Democrats […] Read more »

Job Postings for Monday, January 28, 2016

Job opportunities available with Kent County:  Clerk II – Family Law Receptionist Client Services Rep – FOC Senior Application Support – IT To apply, visit www.accesskent.com/jobs Please contact jobs@kentcountymi.gov if you have any questions. The Michigan Department of Civil Rights (MDCR) have posted 3 Civil Rights Representative (9-11) positions; 2 […] Read more »