Immigration Ban

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 a preliminary injunction to stop the Trump administration from denying immigrant visas to 2020 diversity visa winners. In its ruling, the court ordered the administration to process all 2020 diversity visa applications as quickly as possible before September 30. The court ruled on […]

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Civil Rights Coalition Files Motion for Preliminary Injunction to Halt Immigration Ban

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  WASHINGTON D.C. –– Late on Friday, July 31, litigators from the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Justice Action Center (JAC) and Innovation Law Lab, with pro bono support from Mayer Brown LLP, filed a motion in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia for a preliminary injunction to halt implementation

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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 abroad to help during the pandemic, sued to prevent the devastating effects of President’s Trump’s unlawful and unconstitutional  immigration ban.  Litigators from the American Immigration

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

Today, litigators from the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Justice Action Center (JAC), and Innovation Law Lab, with pro bono support from Mayer Brown LLP, have filed a lawsuit on behalf of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents petitioning for their children and derivative relatives to join them in the United States. The lawsuit requests

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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 Today, litigators from the Justice Action Center (JAC), the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), and Innovation Law Lab are filing an emergency motion for a temporary restraining order on the Trump Administration’s recent immigration ban that would keep families apart.  As

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