July 9, 2018

Judge Extends Deadline for Displaced Puerto Ricans

A judge announced Tuesday morning that the Puerto Ricans living in Central Florida after being displaced by Hurricane Maria will continue to get federal aid until July 23rd. Judge Timothy…

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July 9, 2018

Judge Extends Housing Assistance for Puerto Ricans Displaced By Hurricane

A federal judge on Tuesday extended by 20 days the housing aid program that provides temporary shelter to Puerto Ricans displaced by Hurricane Maria. Approximately 1,700 Puerto Ricans are receiving…

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July 3, 2018

Judge Extends FEMA Aid for Hurricane Maria Evacuees Pending Formal Hearing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July, 3rd 2018 CONTACT: Christiaan Perez, cperez@latinojustice.org, 212-739-7581 Erin Williams, ewilliams@faithinaction.org, 202-748-0699 Judge Extends FEMA Aid for Hurricane Maria Evacuees Pending Formal Hearing WASHINGTON – Today, Judge…

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July 1, 2018

Federal judge temporarily bars FEMA from ending shelter aid for Puerto Rican evacuees

“The irreparable harm to the plaintiffs is obvious and overwhelming – tomorrow morning they will be evicted and homeless since by definition each plaintiff’s home was rendered uninhabitable by the…

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July 1, 2018

Hundreds of Puerto Ricans who fled Hurricane Maria to lose U.S. housing assistance

“If this eviction goes forth, it will do irreparable harm to people who have already suffered so much,” said Denise Collazo, chief of staff for Faith In Action, an interfaith…

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July 1, 2018

Judge temporarily blocks end to housing assistance for displaced Puerto Ricans

“FEMA is offering one-way plane tickets to send people back to a place that is in no way ready to receive them,” Denise Collazo, chief of staff for a group…

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