Justice Action Center Condemns Biden Administration’s Plans to Revive “Remain in Mexico”

September 16, 2021

    Justice Action Center Condemns Biden Administration’s Plans to Revive “Remain in Mexico”   Calls for Swift Issuing of New Memo Ending MPP   September 16, 2021 LOS ANGELES-Justice Action Center (JAC) expresses deep disappointment in the Biden administration’s announcement that it is taking steps to revive “Remain in Mexico,” a Trump-era policy also…

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Court Orders Government To Issue 9,095 Reserved 2020 Diversity Visas

August 25, 2021

Wednesday, August 18, 2021   American Immigration Lawyers Association: George Tzamaras, gtzamaras@aila.org Justice Action Center: Adela de la Torre, adela.delatorre@justiceactioncenter.org  Innovation Law Lab: Alex Mensing, alexm@innovationlawlab.org     WASHINGTON D.C. — On Tuesday evening, August 17, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ordered the Biden Administration to issue 9,095 diversity visas from…

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Justice Action Center: Supreme Court Ruling Puts Asylum Seekers At Risk

August 25, 2021

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 24, 2021 LOS ANGELES -The Supreme Court today failed to block a lower court order mandating that the government begin efforts to revive the Trump-created “Remain in Mexico” (MPP) policy. Last Friday, the Biden administration made its first such emergency request of the Court. Below is a statement from Karen…

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Justice Action Center: Biden Must Commit to Protecting Afghans Seeking Refuge, U.S. Citizens, and Lawful Permanent Residents

August 24, 2021

  August 24, 2021   LOS ANGELES -Advocates in Afghanistan and the United States, along with journalists and leaked memos from government officials, have painted a grim picture of evacuation efforts for those seeking refuge and for those already admitted to the United States. The need for the Biden administration to redouble efforts to ensure…

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JUSTICE ACTION CENTER: BIDEN’S REFUGEE CAP BACKTRACK IS UNCONSCIONABLE

April 16, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  April 16, 2021  CONTACT: Adela de la Torre; adela.delatore@justiceactioncenter.org     JUSTICE ACTION CENTER: BIDEN’S REFUGEE CAP BACKTRACK IS UNCONSCIONABLE    LOS ANGELES – President Biden broke his promise to increase the number of refugees allowed into the United States today, opting instead to adopt refugee admittance levels at the historic lows set…

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Civil Rights Coalition Celebrates End of Harmful Visa Ban

April 1, 2021

Thursday, April 1, 2021   American Immigration Lawyers Association: Belle Woods, bwoods@aila.org Justice Action Center: Christine Chen, christine@christinechen.com Innovation Law Lab: Alex Mensing, alexm@innovationlawlab.org     WASHINGTON D.C. — Last night at midnight, former President Trump’s ban on nonimmigrant visas expired. Last month, President Biden revoked the proclamation that barred the ban on immigrant visas.…

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Biden Revokes 10014

February 25, 2021

Wednesday, February 24, 2021   American Immigration Lawyers Association: Belle Woods, bwoods@aila.org Justice Action Center: Christine Chen, christine@christinechen.com Innovation Law Lab: Alex Mensing, alexm@innovationlawlab.org     WASHINGTON D.C. — Today on Wednesday, February 24, President Biden revoked former President Trump’s immigrant visa ban. The Biden administration flatly rejected the previous administration’s proclamation that the entry…

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Court Preserves Validity of 2020 Diversity Visas

February 22, 2021

Monday, February 22, 2021    American Immigration Lawyers Association: Belle Woods, bwoods@aila.org Justice Action Center: Christine Chen, christine@christinechen.com Innovation Law Lab: Alex Mensing, alexm@innovationlawlab.org     WASHINGTON D.C. — On Friday night, February 19, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued an emergency injunction preserving and extending the validity of most diversity…

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Justice Action Center: Biden Must Commit to Protecting Afghans Seeking Refuge, U.S. Citizens, and Lawful Permanent Residents

February 18, 2021

  February 18, 2021   LOS ANGELES – Senator Menendez (D-NJ) and Representative Sanchez (D-CA) introduced the U.S. Citizenship Act, a legislative proposal that would reform our nation’s immigration system and provide a real route to lawful status and citizenship for millions of immigrants and aspiring immigrants. Below is a reaction from Karen Tumlin, founder…

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President-Elect Biden’s Immigration Efforts a Bold Step in the Right Direction

January 20, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 20, 2021 CONTACT Adela de la Torre, adela.delatorre@justiceactioncenter.org 

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