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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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Civil Rights Coalition Successfully Blocks Trump Administration’s Latest Attempt To Implement Health Care Ban

December 20, 2019

For Immediate Release Civil Rights Coalition Successfully Blocks Trump Administration’s Latest Attempt to Implement Health Care Ban   Friday, Dec. 20, 2019 – Today, 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 Successfully Enjoins Presidential Health Insurance Proclamation

November 26, 2019

For Immediate Release   Civil Rights Coalition Successfully Enjoins Presidential Health Insurance Proclamation November 26, 2019 – Today, litigators from the Justice Action Center (JAC), the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), and the Innovation Law Lab, with pro bono counsel Sidley Austin LLP, and Latino Network as the organizational plaintiff, obtained a preliminary nationwide injunction…

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Civil Rights Coalition Halts Implementation of Presidential Proclamation Requiring Health Insurance

November 2, 2019

Civil Rights Coalition Halts Implementation of Presidential Proclamation Requiring Health Insurance November 2, 2019  – Today, litigators from the Justice Action Center (JAC), the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), and the Innovation Law Lab, with Sidley Austin LLP providing pro bono assistance, successfully halted implementation of the administration’s attempt to ban immigrants based on their…

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Civil Rights Coalition Files Lawsuit to Halt Implementation of Presidential Proclamation’s Health Care Ban

October 30, 2019

Civil Rights Coalition Files Lawsuit to Halt Implementation of Presidential Proclamation’s Health Care Ban OCTOBER 30, 2019  – Today, litigators from the Justice Action Center (JAC), the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), and the Innovation Law Lab, with Sidley Austin LLP providing pro bono assistance, filed suit in the United States District Court for the…

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