Haitians Abused in Del Rio Speak Out, Demand Accountability One Year Later 

September 19, 2022

Haitians Abused in Del Rio Speak Out, Demand Accountability One Year Later FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 19, 2022 WASHINGTON, D.C.- On the first anniversary of their attempt to seek safety in Del Rio, Texas, Haitian asylum seekers who endured abuse and inhumane conditions at the hands of the federal government are speaking out and demanding…

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New DACA Regulation Underscores Need for Permanent Solution

August 24, 2022

New DACA Regulation Underscores Need for Permanent Solution FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 24, 2022 LOS ANGELES – The Biden administration published a new regulation to better define Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, but doesn’t make any substantial changes to modernize the program. The program, which has been in place since August 2012, has…

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JAC Responds to Official Termination of Remain in Mexico, Attempts by Texas to Delay Wind-Down

August 9, 2022

JAC Responds to Official Termination of Remain in Mexico, Attempts by Texas to Delay Wind-Down FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 9, 2022 WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a victory for immigrants’ rights movement, the Remain in Mexico program has been officially terminated after court proceedings following the Supreme Court’s ruling in Biden v. Texas on June 30.…

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JAC Responds to Supreme Court’s Certification of Decision on Remain in Mexico; Encourages Swift and Humane Wind-Down of Deadly Program

August 1, 2022

JAC Responds to Supreme Court’s Certification of Decision on Remain in Mexico; Encourages Swift and Humane Wind-Down of Deadly Program FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 1, 2022 The Supreme Court has just certified its decision in the Remain in Mexico case, Biden v. Texas.  Here is a statement from Karen Tumlin, founder and director at Justice…

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14 States and District of Columbia File Amicus Brief Supporting Haitian Plaintiffs in HBA v. Biden

July 26, 2022

14 States and District of Columbia File Amicus Brief Supporting Haitian Plaintiffs in HBA v. Biden FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 26, 2022 Contacts: Taisha Santil, Haitian Bridge Alliance: tsaintil@haitianbridge.org Tasha Moro, Justice Action Center: tasha.moro@justiceactioncenter.org Alex Mensing, Innovation Law Lab: alexm@innovationlawlab.org WASHINGTON, D.C.-Fourteen states and the District of Columbia have filed an amicus brief in…

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Co-Counsel in Haitian Bridge Alliance v. Biden File Opposition to DOJ’s “Baseless” Motion to Dismiss

July 19, 2022

Co-Counsel in Haitian Bridge Alliance v. Biden File Opposition to DOJ’s “Baseless” Motion to Dismiss FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 19, 2022 Contacts: Taisha Santil, Haitian Bridge Alliance: tsaintil@haitianbridge.org Tasha Moro, Justice Action Center: tasha.moro@justiceactioncenter.org Alex Mensing, Innovation Law Lab: alexm@innovationlawlab.org WASHINGTON, D.C.-Co-counsel in Haitian Bridge Alliance v. Biden, seeking justice for the more than 15,000…

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CBP Report Reflects DHS’s Lack of Accountability & Justice for Haitian Migrants Abused in Del Rio

July 11, 2022

CBP Report Reflects DHS’s Lack of Accountability & Justice for Haitian Migrants Abused in Del Rio FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 11, 2022 WASHINGTON, D.C.-On Friday, Custom and Border Patrol’s Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) issued a 511 page “Report of Investigation” on the September 19, 2021 incident in Del Rio where Border patrol threatened Haitian…

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Justice Action Center Welcomes Positive Supreme Court Decision on Remain in Mexico in Biden v. Texas

June 30, 2022

Justice Action Center Welcomes Positive Supreme Court Decision on Remain in Mexico in Biden v. Texas Biden Administration Must Move Swiftly to End Deadly Program FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 30, 2022 WASHINGTON, D.C.-Today, the Supreme Court announced its decision in Biden v. Texas affirming the power of the Biden Administration to end the cruel and…

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Nine Months After CBP Abuse in Del Rio, No Movement Towards Accountability

June 22, 2022

Nine Months After CBP Abuse Against Haitian Migrants in Del Rio, No Movement Towards Accountability Plaintiffs and Co-Counsel in HBA v. Biden Demand Answers as Title 42 Continues FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 22, 2022 Contacts: Taisha Santil, Haitian Bridge Alliance: tsaintil@haitianbridge.org Tasha Moro, Justice Action Center: tasha.moro@justiceactioncenter.org Alex Mensing, Innovation Law Lab: alexm@innovationlawlab.org DEL RIO,…

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Louisiana District Court Judge Grants Preliminary Injunction Blocking Wind-Down of Title 42 in Arizona v. CDC

May 20, 2022

Louisiana District Court Judge Grants Preliminary Injunction Blocking Wind-Down of Title 42 JAC Urges Biden DOJ to Seek Emergency Stay Pending Appeal FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 20, 2022 Today, a judge for the Western District Court of Louisiana ruled in favor of 24 plaintiff states in Arizona v. CDC, granting a preliminary injunction blocking the…

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