House Judiciary Committee Signs Off on Comprehensive Mass Deportation Plan
The House Judiciary Committee approved a bill that reads like a blueprint for deporting all 11 million undocumented immigrants
Government Claims Children in Family Detention Centers Are Not Entitled to Protections
Over 95 national and local civil rights, human rights, immigrants’ rights, and religious organizations sent a letter urging the Administration to follow a recent federal court decision denouncing the government’s “detain to deter” policy.
The Power and Potential of High Skilled Immigration
Today, foreign workers fill a critical need—particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math fields. Now more than ever, we need an honest conversation about reforms that can improve and strengthen the admission of these immigrants into our labor force.
Challenging CBP’s Failure to Respond to FOIA Requests
A class action lawsuit was recently filed by three immigration attorneys and eleven noncitizens challenging U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) nationwide practice of failing to respond to requests for case information under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) in a timely manner.
This Week at the American Immigration Council:
- Executive Director Benjamin Johnson Testifies Before Senate on High-Skilled Immigration (Immigration Council Press Release, March 2014)
- Prosecutorial Discretion Requests Under the Johnson Enforcement Priorities Memorandum (Immigration Council Practice Advisory, March 2015)
- Prosecutorial Discretion: How to Advocate for Your Client (Immigration Council Practice Advisory, Updated March 2015)