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Adriana León Aguilar, her son Carson, 10, her mom Rosa Elena León and brother Andrés León, are all smiles in their East Hampton, L.I., after the legal victory.
Foto: EDLP/ Mariela Lombard

Historic Legal Victory to End Terrorizing ICE Raids in Homes

Crime, Immigration, In the News, Latino April 5, 2013 at 5:23 pm

Twenty-two Latinos will receive a $1 million settlement from ICE stemming from illegal raids the agency carried out in Long Island. The agreement also requires ICE to adopt new regulations nationally that will prevent their agents from entering private homes without a search warrant, El Diario-La Prensa reports.

Students from PS 208 performing Brazilian Dance during the Drums Along the Hudson festival in 2011.  (Photo by Joseph Rodman / DNAinfo)

Voices in Focus: After Payout in NYPD Brutality Case, Couple Remains Defiant

Crime, Demographics May 18, 2012 at 11:30 am

The Brooklyn couple who just received a $360,000 settlement in their police brutality lawsuit against the NYPD speak out; Colorlines connects new Census numbers showing that white babies are now the minority with Alabama’s harsh immigration law; and previews of this weekend’s Malcolm X day celebration and a dance festival in Inwood.