Immigrants’ Rights Groups Release Groundbreaking Report, Recommendations for Increasing Fairness in the Family Expedited Management Process (FERM) Through a Family-Centered Approach

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 7, 2023 Contact: [email protected] MIAMI — Today, Americans for Immigrant Justice (AI Justice) and Fordham Law School’s Feerick Center for Social Justice released a groundbreaking report on the Family Expedited Removal Management (FERM) program, a new fast-tracked process introduced by the Biden administration in May 2023 for families who enter the United States seeking asylum. Drawing …

Groups File Motion in Lawsuit to Block Florida’s Anti-Immigrant Law SB 1718

For Immediate Release August 8, 2023 Contact: [email protected] MIAMI – Today, legal organizations, including the Southern Poverty Law Center, American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Florida, Americans for Immigrant Justice, and American Immigration Council, filed a motion for a preliminary injunction to block Section 10 of Florida’s draconian anti-immigrant law, Senate Bill 1718. In a lawsuit, filed on July 17, the …

DEFENSORES DE DERECHOS CIVILES Y LEGALES PRESENTAN UNA DEMANDA CONTRA LA LEY ANTI-INMIGRANTE DE FLORIDA SB 1718

La demanda cuestiona la constitucionalidad de una disposición dentro de la ley que penaliza el transporte de personas a Florida MIAMI – Hoy, organizaciones legales, incluyendo Southern Poverty Law Center, American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Florida, Americans for Immigrant Justice y American Immigration Council, presentaron una demanda federal que impugna la nueva ley anti-inmigrante de Florida, el Proyecto de Ley 1718 del …

Civil Rights and Legal Advocates File Lawsuit Against Florida’s Anti-Immigrant Law SB 1718

For Immediate Release:   July 17, 2023 Contact: [email protected] The complaint challenges the constitutionality of a provision within the law criminalizing the transportation of individuals into Florida MIAMI – Today, legal organizations, including the Southern Poverty Law Center, American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Florida, Americans for Immigrant Justice and American Immigration Council, filed a federal lawsuit challenging Florida’s new anti-immigrant …

Legal Advocates to File Lawsuit Challenging the Constitutionality of Florida’s Anti-Immigrant Law

For Immediate Release:   July 1, 2023  Media Contact: [email protected] MIAMI – The Southern Poverty Law Center, American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Florida, Americans for Immigrant Justice,  and American Immigration Council have announced they will file a federal lawsuit challenging Florida’s draconian Senate Bill 1718, which goes into effect today, July 1.  The groups are suing, charging the discriminatory anti-immigrant law …

Immigrant Rights Advocates Oppose Extension of Biden Administration’s Asylum Ban to Include Maritime Arrivals

For Immediate Release June 16, 2023 Contact: [email protected] Washington, D.C. — Yesterday, 69 civil, human rights, faith-based, and immigrants’ rights groups submitted a joint comment to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) in opposition to the proposed extension of the Biden administration’s asylum ban to include maritime arrivals. The extension further restricts asylum access …

Citing ‘Systemic Due Process Barriers,’ Human & Immigrant Rights Groups Call on Pres. Biden to Immediately Stop Conducting Credible Fear Interviews in CBP Custody

Groups urge the Biden administration to ensure that asylum seekers are given full and fair access to the U.S. asylum system, including meaningful access to counsel  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 6, 2023  Contact: [email protected] Washington D.C. – One hundred and twelve civil, human rights, faith-based, and immigration groups sent a letter to the Biden administration to condemn the return to a Trump-era …

Biden Administration Must Defend Due Process, Change Course on Deterrence Goals

Americans for Immigrant Justice (AI Justice) welcomes the end of Title 42, denounces the Biden Administration’s asylum ban, and uplifts opportunity for compassionate immigration policy  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: [email protected] Miami, FL (May 11, 2023) — For the past three years, the ability to access asylum in the United States has been effectively shut down by the Title 42 public health …