Litigation Tracker: While SB4 Ping-Pongs, DHS Ordered to Build Border Barriers & Razor Wire Case Gets Hearing

As we continue to celebrate a win defending the CHNV Parole Program, we’re also keeping track of developments in anti-immigrant legislation moving through the courts. For example, we’re processing the whiplash (administratively speaking) of Texas’s SB4, which was preliminarily enjoined on Feb. 29  by the district court; briefly allowed to go into effect by the […]

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JAC: Biden Administration Should Extend Humanitarian Support to Haitian Community, Rather Than Deterrence and Punishment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LOS ANGELES—As the humanitarian emergency in Haiti becomes increasingly dire, President Biden must use all available tools to support asylum seekers. Below is a statement by Vanessa Rivas-Bernardy, Counsel at Justice Action Center: “The United States’ long and shameful history of demonizing and discriminating against Haitian asylum seekers has contributed to the

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Contact

Tasha Moro
tasha.moro@justiceactioncenter.org
323-450-7269

JAC: With Decision on Texas Law, Supreme Court Opens the Door to Racial Discrimination

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HOUSTON – In a reversal of a lower court decision, the Supreme Court allowed SB 4, Texas’s discriminatory “show me your papers” law, to take effect. The law, which is the latest ploy in Texas’s anti-immigrant agenda, was modeled after Arizona’s notorious SB 1070. Below is a statement from Justice Action Center

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Joan Agoh
joan.agoh@justiceactioncenter.org
323-450-7268

Attorneys and Defendants Celebrate Federal Court Decision to Uphold Biden Immigration Parole Policy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 11, 2024  VICTORIA, TX – On Monday, March 11, 2024, attorneys from Justice Action Center, RAICES, and the Center for Immigration Law and Policy (CILP) at the UCLA School Law, hosted a press conference following a federal court decision Friday in Texas v. DHS to uphold the Cuba, Haiti, Nicaragua, Venezuela

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After a federal court ruled to uphold the “CHNV” parole program, attorneys and defendants discuss the critical win for everyday people defending the freedom to welcome loved ones and global neighbors to the U.S.

Contacts

Justice Action Center
tasha.moro@justiceactioncenter.org

UCLA CILP
burgess@law.ucla.edu

RAICES
media@raicestexas.org

Fallo judicial en caso Texas v. DHS constituye una victoria para inmigrantes y patrocinadores

Para difusión inmediata 8 de marzo de 2024 Victoria, Texas—La Corte de los Estados Unidos por el Distrito Sur de Texas emitió hoy una decisión en el caso Texas v. DHS, una demanda a través de la cual varios estados buscaban deshacer el programa de parole para personas de Cuba, Haití, Nicaragua y Venezuela. La

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Corte decide que el Estado de Texas no puede impugnar permisos conocidos como “parole” bajo programa de CHNV

Contacto

Ricardo Ramírez
rramirez@fwdshift.com
202-905-1738 

 

Federal Court Upholds Biden Immigration Parole Policy, Allows Thousands of Americans to Welcome Cubans, Haitians, Nicaraguans and Venezuelans to the U.S. 

Version en español aquí FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 8, 2024 VICTORIA, TX — The federal district court for the Southern District of Texas ruled against states today in Texas v. DHS, a lawsuit that attempted to curtail the Cuba, Haiti, Nicaragua, Venezuela Humanitarian Parole program. The court found that states lacked standing to sue. Below

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Seven program sponsors win case defending the freedom to welcome loved ones and global neighbors under the “CHNV” humanitarian parole program 

Contacts

Justice Action Center
323-450-7269
tasha.moro@justiceactioncenter.org

UCLA CILP
626-497-2341
burgess@law.ucla.edu

RAICES
832-299-8958
media@raicestexas.org

Litigation Tracker: Latest in TX & FL Suits regarding Asylum & Detention 

As we celebrate the just-issued preliminary injunction blocking Texas’s anti-immigrant SB4, see below (and our microsite) for other February developments in extremist litigation challenging immigrant-inclusive policies.  Judge Kacsmaryk denies motion to dismiss TX suit over asylum rule in 9-page opinion  In early February, Judge Kacsmaryk issued an opinion denying the Department of Justice’s motion to

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