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Court Orders Trump Administration to Allow Diversity Visa Lottery Winners In

September 5, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, September 4, 2020   Media Contacts: American Immigration Lawyers Association: Belle Woods, bwoods@aila.org Justice Action Center: Christine Chen, christine@christinechen.com Innovation Law Lab: Ramon Valdez, ramon@innovationlawlab.org    Court Orders Trump Administration to Allow Diversity Visa Lottery Winners In   WASHINGTON D.C. –– Today, the U.S. District Court for the District Columbia issued…

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Civil Rights Coalition Files Motion For Preliminary Injunction to Halt Immigration Ban Release

August 3, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Monday, August 3, 2020  Civil Rights Coalition Files Motion for Preliminary Injunction to Halt Immigration Ban Motion includes 27 declarations from individual and organizational  plaintiffs, economics and public health experts, and an organization representing hundreds of major employers Media Contacts: American Immigration Lawyers Association: Belle Woods, bwoods@aila.org Justice Action Center: Christine Chen,…

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Individuals, Employers and Organizations Join to File First Lawsuit Challenging Entirety Of Trump’s Immigration Ban

July 17, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 17, 2020   Individuals, Employers and Organizations Join to File First Lawsuit Challenging Entirety of Trump’s Immigration Ban   WASHINGTON D.C. –– Today, 23 individual and organizational plaintiffs, including family-based immigrant visa petitioners, diversity visa lottery winners, and nonimmigrant visa sponsors, including those who want to bring in healthcare professionals from…

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Children of Permanent Residents and U.S. Citizens Exempt from New Immigration Ban

June 24, 2020

Children of Permanent Residents and U.S. Citizens Exempt from New Immigration Ban Civil Rights Coalition Won Reprieve for Age-Out Children Through Recent Lawsuit

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Civil Rights Coalition Files Lawsuit to Protect Families from Decades of Separation

May 28, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 5/28/2020   Civil Rights Coalition Files Lawsuit to Protect Families from Decades of Separation Families Will Be Unable To Reunite Within Their Lifetimes Due To President Trump’s Proclamation May 28, 2020 – Today, litigators from the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Justice Action Center (JAC), and Innovation Law Lab, with pro bono…

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Ninth Circuit Panel Prevents Trump Administration From Implementing Health Care Ban

May 4, 2020

Ninth Circuit Panel Prevents Trump Administration From Implementing Health Care Ban   May 4, 2020 – Good news today from the Ninth Circuit as litigators from the Justice Action Center (JAC), the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), and Innovation Law Lab, with pro bono counsel Sidley Austin LLP, and Latino Network as the organizational plaintiff,…

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Civil Rights Coalition Files Emergency Motion to Halt Implementation of President Trump’s Immigration Ban

April 25, 2020

            Civil Rights Coalition Files Emergency Motion to Halt Implementation of President Trump’s Immigration Ban   Legal Experts Say This Ban Will Keep Families Apart and Hurt the U.S. Economy   April 25, 2020  – Today, litigators from the Justice Action Center (JAC), the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), and Innovation Law Lab are filing…

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Judge Orders ICE to Release Medically Vulnerable Teenage Asylum Seeker After Nearly 1000 days of Unlawful Detention

April 3, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 4/3/2020   Judge Orders ICE to Release Medically Vulnerable Teenage Asylum Seeker After Nearly 1000 days of Unlawful Detention After an excruciating 888 days in an ICE prison, Immigrant Defenders Law Center and Justice Action Center successfully obtained the release of Jose Hernandez Velasquez, a medically vulnerable 19-year-old who fled Guatemala when…

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Lawsuit demands that children be allowed to seek asylum in the United States

March 17, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   ICYMI: CAIR Coalition and Justice Action Center Sue U.S. Govt for keeping three Salvadoran children from their father Lawsuit demands that children be allowed to seek asylum in the United States Today, the Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights (CAIR) Coalition and the Justice Action Center (JAC), with pro bono support from the…

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Justice Action Center Files Lawsuit to Obtain Critical Information for DACA Recipients as They Await Supreme Court Decision

January 10, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Justice Action Center Files Lawsuit to Obtain Critical Information for DACA Recipients as They Await Supreme Court Decision Lawsuit filed today seeks information on federal government policy changes in the processing of DACA renewal applications that is causing delays and lapses in status for DACA recipients January 10, 2019 — Washington, DC…

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