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  • Toolkit on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Oct 13, 2014

    This guide contains comprehensive information to help potential applicants and licensed attorneys navigate the application and renewal process for both 2012 "Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals" and employment authorization. For example, the guide provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions raised by DREAMers to date, including how to correctly file for "Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals" and whether a driver's license is possible after getting the 2012 deferred action.

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  • NHLA Public Policy Agenda Oct 13, 2014

    The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), a coalition of the 30 leading Hispanic organizations from across the country, released the 2012 Hispanic Public Policy Agenda at a Washington, D.C.. The agenda presents recommendations in the fields of economic empowerment, education, civil rights, immigration, government accountability, and health along with providing specific and tangible recommendations for advancing the social and economic status of the Latino community. Click here to access the report.

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  • Fuertes with the 2010 Census Oct 13, 2014

    MALDEF's commitment to ensure Latino communities receive their fair share of public funds and political representation be reaching millions of Latinos for an accurate and complete 2010 Census count used a multi-media strategy that included an educational English and Spanish comic book by nationally syndicated cartoonist, Lalo Alcaraz, also known as "La Cucaracha".

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Career Opportunities
  • Parent School Partnership Director - Los Angeles, CA

    Job Responsibilities: The Parent School Partnership Director develops, coordinates, and...

  • Staff Attorney - Chicago, IL

    Job Responsibilities: In consultation with co-counsel inside and outside of MALDEF, devises...

  • Internships

    MALDEF offers valuable internship opportunities for dedicated individuals who want to get...

  • Application Materials & Procedure

    Please submit your cover letter, resume and 3 to 5 page writing sample by email or U.S. Mail....


Scholarship Opportunities
  • MALDEF SCHOLARSHIP RESOURCE GUIDE

    MALDEF has developed a Scholarship Resource Guide to support high school, college, and graduate...

  • MALDEF LAW SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

    MALDEF has always sought to support law students who seek to further MALDEF's mission...

  • MALDEF DREAM ACT STUDENT ACTIVIST SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

    MALDEF now offers a scholarship to support the nation’s college and graduate student...

  • Donate to the MALDEF Law School Scholarship Fund

    Please help MALDEF support the next generation of civil rights advocates for the Latino community...DONATE...