SEIU has become involved in two local legal cases that could have a larger impact in the ongoing fight for justice for all workers. In Pennsylvania, the U.S. Supreme Court has ordered the Third U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reconsider its September 2010 decision that an anti-immigrant city ordinance in the city of Hazleton, again similar to Arizona's SB1070, preempted federal jurisdiction. In Georgia, SEIU is a plaintiff in a lawsuit against Georgia's new "show me your papers" law.
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According to a new report released by America's Voice and NDN, U.S. Latinos are poised to shake up the political landscape. Thanks largely to new Latino constituents, eight states will likely gain Congressional seats after the 2010 Census.