Monday, October 21, 2019

Civil Rights Leader Being Considered for Top CA Judicial Post

The Los Angeles Times, today, is reporting that Tom Saenz, the president and general counsel of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF), is being considered by CA Gov. Jerry Brown for a position on the state’s Supreme Court. Brown must appoint a successor to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Carlos Moreno, the […]

Hispanics and other Minorities Overwhelmingly Fueled Nation’s Population Growth

The first round of states to receive their census redistricting data last week shows that Hispanics and other minorities accounted for 85 percent of the population growth across the country in the last ten years. The data will have important implications as the states begin the process of redistricting.  New Jersey, Mississippi, Virginia and Louisiana […]

California Supreme Court Rules Undocumented Students Eligible for In-state Tuition

California’s Supreme Court unanimously ruled on Monday that undocumented students in California, who complete at least three years of high school and graduate, will be eligible for in-state tuition at public colleges and universities. Although undocumented students will still remain ineligible for state or federal financial aid, the ruling could save students up to $12,000 […]