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Court Orders Biden Administration to issue 9,095 reserved 2020 Diversity Visas

WASHINGTON D.C.August 18, 2021 –– On Tuesday evening, August 17, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ordered the Biden Administration to issue 9,095 diversity visas from Fiscal Year 2020 that the court reserved nearly a year ago. This decision restores hope for thousands of families from all over the world—including Afghanistan—who have […]

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Civil Rights Coalition Celebrates Partial End of Immigration Ban

WASHINGTON D.C. February 27, 2021 – On Wednesday, February 24, President Biden revoked former President Trump’s immigrant visa ban. The Biden administration flatly rejected the previous administration’s proclamation that the entry of immigrants presents a risk to the U.S. economy during the pandemic. “To the contrary, it harms the United States, including by preventing certain family […]

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Court Orders Trump Administration to Allow Diversity Visa Lottery Winners In

WASHINGTON D.C. Sept. 4, 2020 –– 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. […]

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U.S. Supreme Court Allows “Remain in Mexico” To Stay In Effect

San Francisco, CA, March 11, 2020 ー On Wednesday, March 11, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court granted the federal government’s application for a stay of the lower court’s preliminary injunction blocking implementation of the Trump Administration’s “Remain in Mexico” policy, officially known as the “Migrant Protection Protocols” or “MPP”.  Per the court’s order, the injunction will […]

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Lawsuit Filed Challenging the Trump Administration’s Asylum Ban

San Francisco, CA July 17, 2019 – Innovation Law Lab, East Bay Sanctuary Covenant, Al Otro Lado, and Central American Resource Center in Los Angeles have filed a federal lawsuit challenging the Trump Administration’s latest attack on asylum and people fleeing persecution.  The organizations are represented by the American Civil Liberties Union, Southern Poverty Law […]

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