Fundación de Asistencia Legal Rural de California
ABOGADOS POR LA JUSTICIA
Prioritizing Vaccines for Farmworkers
Agricultural workers are in Tier 1 of the vaccination distribution. We continue to advocate that vaccine priorities reach farmworkers in an expeditious manner.
2021 Housing + Immigration Priorities
In 2021, with BSCF's support, we will
help develop longer-term eviction protections, as well as continue assisting with immigration applications and removal defense cases.
Disaster Relief Assistance for Immigrants Project
The DRAI project was a one-time state-funded disaster relief payment for undocumented adult immigrants impacted by COVID-19 who were not eligible for federal stimulus payments or pandemic unemployment benefits.
Update on California Housing Law
Governor Newsom approved a new housing bill that puts temporary tenant protections into place until February 1, 2021. Evictions may begin then, should tenants be unable to pay 25% of rent for the previous five months.
Victories in the House!
On March 18th, the House of Representatives passed the American Dream and Promise Act and the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, both of which CRLAF strongly supports.
Housing & Tenant Rights-Judicial Council Update
On August 13, the Judicial Council of California voted in favor of resuming eviction and foreclosure proceedings on September 2. The California legislature is now considering two longer-term renter protection solutions.
Social Justice & Equity for All
CRLA Foundation acknowledges the pain that is tormenting our country and stands in solidarity with our Black community members as an ally in the fight for racial justice.