Jun 15, 2023
ACLU Urges Action Following Reintroduction of the American Dream and Promise Act
WASHINGTON — Members of Congress from both parties reintroduced the American Dream and Promise Act today. Naureen Shah, senior legislative counsel with the American Civil Liberti...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Jun 15, 2023
Immigrants’ Rights Organizations Urge Homeland Security Secretary to Reassess 287(g) Following New Racial Profiling Guidance
WASHINGTON — More than 100 civil and immigrants’ rights organizations are calling on Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to reassess and rescind 287(g) agreements, w...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
May 30, 2023
Immigrants’ Rights Organizations Reach Settlement in Case Brought to Protect Medically Vulnerable People Detained by ICE
SEATTLE – The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington approved a settlement agreement today in Favela Avendaño v. Bostock, a case brought in 2020 by the Amer...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
May 25, 2023
Voting and Immigrants’ Rights Advocates Sue Over New Florida Law That Targets Voter Registration, Civic Engagement, and Political Speech 
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Voting and immigrants’ rights advocates filed a federal lawsuit today challenging a new Florida law, SB 7050, that targets community-based organizations per...
May 22, 2023
May 11, 2023
Immigrants’ Rights Advocates Sue Biden Administration Over New Asylum Ban 
SAN FRANCISCO — The American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Northern California, Center for Gender & Refugee Studies, and National Immigrant Justice Center filed a legal chal...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
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