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President’s Message

Resolute in our commitment to the legacy of our founders and leaders over the last half century, MALDEF continues to defy expectations in our legal and advocacy work. Just recently, we successfully defeated a request by the state of Texas and several other short-sighted states to block renewals under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) initiative.

This year, MALDEF marks its 50th anniversary. In unpredictable and challenging times, our half century of vital and continuing civil rights work resonates as a signal of stability and power in opposition to the retrogressive forces that set new and disturbing precedents almost every day.

Resolute in our commitment to the legacy of our founders and leaders over the last half century, MALDEF continues to defy expectations in our legal and advocacy work. Just recently, we successfully defeated a request by the state of Texas and several other short-sighted states to block renewals under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) initiative.

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APPELLATE COURT RULES STUDENTS MAY SUE STATE OF CALIFORNIA

Fresno, CA. – A California Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that students and community organizations may sue the State of California, through the Superintendent of Public Instruction, for failing to monitor and hold school...

With 25th Amendment in Play, Cabinet Composition Matters

LOS ANGELES –  This past week, Donald Trump provided further indication that he may be unfit to serve as president.  Among other statements raising questions about his mental capacity were his lashing out at the Danish prime...

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