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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58 Organizations and Public Interest Law Firms File Amicus Brief in Arizona v. CDC Urging Title 42 Wind-Down

May 5, 2022

58 Organizations and Public Interest Law Firms File Amicus Brief in Arizona v. CDC Urging Title 42 Wind-Down FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 5, 2022 NEW ORLEANS-Today, 58 organizations and public interest law firms filed an amicus brief in Arizona v. CDC, the case currently before the Louisiana district court that is attempting to block the…

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Justice Action Center Responds to Supreme Court Draft Opinion Leak; Affirms Reproductive Rights Are Immigrant Rights

May 3, 2022

Justice Action Center Responds to Supreme Court Draft Opinion Leak; Affirms Reproductive Rights Are Immigrant Rights FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 3, 2022 “Reproductive rights are immigrant rights. We know that if this draft ruling-which has not yet changed the law in Roe v. Wade-takes effect, low-income folks and BIPOC communities, including immigrants, will suffer the…

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Attacks on a Title 42 Wind-Down are Attacks on the Right to Asylum

April 22, 2022

Attacks on a Title 42 Wind-Down are Attacks on the Right to Asylum April 22, 2022 The CDC announced that it would be ending Title 42 on May 23rd. Justice Action Center (JAC) founder and director Karen Tumlin issued the following statement: “It is alarming that Democratic and Republican officials alike are attempting to block…

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JAC Celebrates TPS for Cameroon Won by Black-Led Advocacy Organizations

April 15, 2022

JAC Celebrates TPS for Cameroon Won by Black-Led Advocacy Organizations FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 15, 2022 LOS ANGELES – Today, the Department of Homeland Security issued an announcement designating Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Cameroon. This TPS designation will save lives by providing Cameroonians in the United States crucial protection from deportation back to a…

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JAC Responds to CDC Order and DHS Announcement of Title 42 Wind Down with Cautious Optimism; Urges Full and Immediate Restoration of U.S. Asylum System

April 1, 2022

JAC Responds to CDC Order and DHS Announcement of Title 42 Wind Down with Cautious Optimism; Urges Full and Immediate Restoration of U.S. Asylum System FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 1, 2022 Today, following a CDC order, the Biden Administration announced that it will end the Title 42 policy on May 23, which has used COVID-19…

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Immigrant Rights Organizations Submit FOIA Request Seeking Information on “Batavia” NY Detention Center

March 30, 2022

Immigrant Rights Organizations Submit FOIA Request Seeking Information on “Batavia” NY Detention Center March 30, 2022 NEW YORK-Today, on behalf of Justice for Migrant Families Western New York, Prisoners’ Legal Services of New York, and Rapid Defense Network (RDN), Justice Action Center, RDN, and pro bono counsel Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP submitted a Freedom…

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#SafeNotStranded Campaign Launches Ahead of April Supreme Court Arguments in Biden v. Texas

March 21, 2022

#SafeNotStranded Campaign Launches Ahead of April Supreme Court Arguments in Biden v. Texas Outcome of case will determine future of the inhumane Remain in Mexico program and set critical legal precedent on executive powers   March 21, 2022 LOS ANGELES-Today, 41 organizations launch the #SafeNotStranded campaign to shed light on Biden v. Texas, which the…

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JAC’s New Litigation Tracker Follows States’ Legal Efforts to Uphold Trump-Era Immigration Policies

March 15, 2022

JAC’s New Litigation Tracker Follows States’ Legal Efforts to Uphold Trump-Era Immigration Policies FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 15, 2022 LOS ANGELES-Justice Action Center (JAC) launched a litigation tracker microsite that follows states’ legal challenges to inclusive federal immigration policies. Since President Biden took office, states like Texas, Arizona, Florida, and others have poured immense resources…

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Dueling Title 42 Court Decisions on a Single Day Make Clear Biden Must End the Policy Once and for All

March 5, 2022

Dueling Title 42 Court Decisions on a Single Day Make Clear: Biden Must End the Policy Once and for All FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 4, 2022 LOS ANGELES-This morning, the DC Circuit Court ruled in Huisha-Huisha v. DHS, the case challenging the use of Title 42 to expel families seeking safety, that the government cannot…

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