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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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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