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   September 27, 2021 On Friday night, a diverse coalition of 29 immigrants’ rights organizations filed an amici curiae…

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New Proposed Regulation Makes Clear: Congress Must Act on Immigration

September 27, 2021

       New Proposed Regulation Makes Clear: Congress Must Act on Immigration September 27, 2021 LOS ANGELES – The Department of Homeland Security today issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) over proposed changes to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA). The program, which has allowed over 825,000 people to apply for…

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Groups Demand Information on Secretive Title 42 Practices

September 16, 2021

Groups Demand Information on Secretive Title 42 Practices Expulsion Policy Carve Outs Leave Advocates in the Dark About Implementation   February 16, 2021 CONTACT: Alex Mensing, Innovation Law Lab, alexm@innovationlawlab.org, (619) 432-6378 Tasha Moro, Justice Action Center, tasha.moro@justiceactioncenter.org, (323) 450-7269 PORTLAND, OREGON — Haitian Bridge Alliance and the Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO)…

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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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