Stephen Miller Strikes Again, Targeting Immigration Parole Program to Further White Nationalism Through the Courts

January 24, 2023

Stephen Miller Strikes Again, Targeting Immigration Parole Program to Further White Nationalism Through the Courts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 24, 2023 Today, 20 red states and Stephen Miller’s America First Legal filed a lawsuit challenging the parole program President Biden announced earlier this month that gives Cubans, Haitians, Nicaraguans and Venezuelans a shot at safety…

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JAC: Biden Border Plan Lacks Real Solutions, Harms Asylum Seekers

January 5, 2023

JAC: Biden Border Plan Lacks Real Solutions, Harms Asylum Seekers FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 5, 2023 “Instead of working hand-in-glove with direct service providers at the border, Biden is instead re-packaging failed Trump-era asylum ideas. This isn’t just disappointing, it is in conflict with what most Americans want for our nation. “This country has long…

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JAC Condemns Halt in Biden Attempt to End Remain in Mexico

December 16, 2022

JAC Condemns Halt in Biden Attempt to End Remain in Mexico FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 16, 2022 Yesterday, a Texas district judge blocked the Biden administration’s continued attempt to terminate the deadly Remain in Mexico program. The following is a statement by Karen Tumlin, Founder and Director of Justice Action Center: “Once again, a single…

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Immigrant Rights Organizations File FOIA Lawsuit Seeking Information on “Batavia” NY Detention Center

December 1, 2022

Immigrant Rights Organizations File FOIA Lawsuit Seeking Information on “Batavia” NY Detention Center FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 1, 2022 NEW YORK-Today, on behalf of plaintiffs Justice for Migrant Families Western New York, Prisoners’ Legal Services of New York (PLS), and Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights (RFKHR); co-counsel Justice Action Center, PLS, RFKHR, and pro bono…

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Midterm Elections Show Communities Want Safe and Humane Immigration Solutions

November 18, 2022

Midterm Elections Show Communities Want Safe and Humane Immigrant Solutions FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 17, 2022 Voters in the 2022 midterm elections have prioritized the need for true solutions to issues challenging the country that prioritize freedom, democracy, and safety. The following is a statement by Laura Flores, Skadden Fellow at Justice Action Center: “Voters…

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Detaining Haitian Asylum Seekers at Guantánamo Should Be Unrepeatable History

November 3, 2022

Detaining Haitian Asylum Seekers at Guantánamo Should Be Unrepeatable History FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 3, 2022 “It is unconscionable that the Biden Administration would even consider reusing Guantánamo Bay to detain Haitian asylum seekers for several reasons, all of which reflect the United States’ deeply rooted anti-Black, and specifically anti-Haitian, racism. “We have already seen…

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JAC Welcomes TPS Designation for Ethiopia

October 21, 2022

JAC Welcomes TPS Designation for Ethiopia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 21, 2022 Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Ethiopia. Below is a statement from Laura Flores, Skadden Fellow at Justice Action Center: “Today’s DHS designation of TPS for Ethiopia is welcome news for the 30,000 Ethiopians currently in…

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Fifth Circuit Sides with Texas in Challenge of DACA, Finds the Program Unlawful

October 6, 2022

Fifth Circuit Sides with Texas in Challenge of DACA, Finds the Program Unlawful FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 6, 2022 NEW ORLEANS-Today, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals sided with the State of Texas in Texas v. USA, the federal case challenging the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Below is a statement from Karen…

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Black Immigrant Organizations File FOIA Lawsuit Demanding Transparency on the Abuse of Haitians in Del Rio Last Year

September 30, 2022

Black Immigrant Organizations File FOIA Lawsuit Demanding Transparency on the Abuse of Haitians in Del Rio Last Year FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 30, 2022 NEW YORK-Today, Black-led immigrant justice organizations Haitian Bridge Alliance, UndocuBlack Network, and African Communities Together filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) complaint in the Southern District of New York seeking…

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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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