JAC Urges Biden Administration to Immediately Issue TPS For Cameroon

February 16, 2022

JAC Urges Biden Administration to Immediately Issue TPS For Cameroon FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 16, 2022 Justice Action Center (JAC) urges the Biden Administration to issue Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Cameroon. JAC deputy director Adela de la Torre issued the following statement: “There are no possible reasons other than political cowardice and anti-Black racism…

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JAC Responds to President Biden’s Immigration Record After First Year

January 20, 2022

JAC Responds to President Biden’s Immigration Record After First Year Biden Administration Can and Must Take Action to Improve the Lives of Millions of Immigrants FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 20, 2022 It has been one year since President Biden took office. Below, Karen Tumlin, founder and director of Justice Action Center, reflects on the Biden…

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Federal Class Action Lawsuit Alleges Racist and Abusive Treatment of Haitian Migrants in Del Rio, Texas

December 20, 2021

Federal Class Action Lawsuit Alleges Racist and Abusive Treatment of Haitian Migrants in Del Rio, Texas Asylum Seekers and Haitian Bridge Alliance Seek Accountability from U.S. Government for Atrocious Civil Rights Abuses Against Black Asylum Seekers FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 20, 2021 Contacts: Taisha Santil, Haitian Bridge Alliance: tsaintil@haitianbridge.org Tasha Moro, Justice Action Center: tasha.moro@justiceactioncenter.org…

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JAC Condemns Biden Administration’s Restarting and Expansion of Remain in Mexico Program

December 2, 2021

JAC Condemns Biden Administration’s Restarting and Expansion of Remain in Mexico Program   December 2, 2021 LOS ANGELES-Today, the Biden Administration issued a new implementation memo outlining the ways it will restart the Trump-era Remain in Mexico program (also known as MPP), in cooperation with the Mexican government, starting next week. Since its implementation by…

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JAC Submits Comment on DHS’s Proposed Rule on DACA

November 30, 2021

JAC Submits Comment on DHS’s Proposed Rule on DACA November 29, 2021 Today, JAC joined nearly 10,000 others in submitting a comment on DHS’s proposed DACA rule. Our comment asserts that DHS’s proposal fails to meet the urgent needs of undocumented youth and immigrant communities. Instead, we need to re-imagine DACA. A new DACA must…

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JAC Responds to House Vote on Build Back Better Infrastructure Bill

November 19, 2021

JAC Responds to House Vote on Build Back Better Infrastructure Bill November 19, 2021 Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Build Back Better infrastructure bill, which would include investments in affordable housing, childcare, action on climate change, and immigration reform. Below is a statement from Karen Tumlin, Founder and Director of Justice Action…

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Biden Administration Moves to Fulfill Campaign Promise and End Remain in Mexico for Good

October 29, 2021

Biden Administration Moves to Fulfill Campaign Promise and End Remain in Mexico for Good   October 29, 2021 LOS ANGELES-Following two months of pressure from immigrant communities and advocates, the Biden administration is moving to follow through on its campaign promise to end the Remain in Mexico policy (also known as MPP) with a new…

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The Racist, Cruel, and Inhumane Remain in Mexico Policy is Now the Shameful Legacy of the Biden Administration

October 15, 2021

The Racist, Cruel, and Inhumane Remain in Mexico Policy is Now the Shameful Legacy of the Biden Administration FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 15, 2021 LOS ANGELES-The Biden Administration announced via legal filings late yesterday that it aimed to restart Remain in Mexico, a devastating Trump-era policy also known as MPP, as early as mid-November. Remain…

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Legal Service Organizations Sue Biden Administration to Demand Transparency in Processing of Unaccompanied Children Under “Remain in Mexico” Policy

October 4, 2021

October 4, 2021 Contact: Tasha Moro, Justice Action Center: 323-450-7269; tasha.moro@justiceactioncenter.org Chiqui Sanchez Kennedy, Galveston-Houston Immigrant Representation Project (GHIRP); 713-588-2260, chiqui@ghirp.org Nicole Sam, YMCA International Services: 713-758-9280; Nicole.Sam@ymcahouston.org Legal Service Organizations Sue Biden Administration to Demand Transparency in Processing of Unaccompanied Children Under “Remain in Mexico” Policy   HOUSTON-The Galveston-Houston Immigrant Representation Project (GHIRP), YMCA…

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29 Organizations Sign on To Amici Brief Illustrating the Particular Cruelty Title 42 Inflicts on Children and Families Seeking Asylum

September 27, 2021

29 Organizations Sign on To Amici Brief Illustrating the Particular Cruelty Title 42 Inflicts on Children and Families Seeking Asylum Brief Responds to Texas Motion to Force Title 42 to Apply to Unaccompanied Children and Families   [Update April 2022: Learn more about this case and other red state challenges to immigrant inclusive policies at…

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