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August 10, 2023
El miércoles, un grupo de solicitantes de asilo presentó una petición para bloquear la política ilegal de la administración Biden de rechazar a las personas que buscan asilo en los puertos de entrada a lo largo de la frontera con Estados Unidos.
August 10, 2023
On Wednesday a group of asylum seekers moved to block the Biden administration’s unlawful policy of turning back people seeking asylum at ports of entry along the southern border.
August 8, 2023
Legal organization filed a motion for a preliminary injunction to block Section 10 of Florida’s draconian anti-immigrant law, Senate Bill 1718.
August 2, 2023
The American Immigration Council and the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration released a report showing undocumented students enrolling in U.S. colleges and universities play a crucial role in addressing workforce gaps.
July 27, 2023
Immigrant rights groups filed a class action lawsuit challenging the Biden administration’s policy and widespread practice of requiring an advance appointment via the government’s CBP One smartphone app in order to present at a port and seek asylum.
July 17, 2023
Legal organizations filed a federal lawsuit challenging Florida’s new anti-immigrant law, Senate Bill 1718.
July 13, 2023
Immigration advocacy groups filed a complaint with DHS' oversight bodies urging an investigation into the increased use and misuse of solitary confinement at the Denver Contract Detention Facility in Aurora, Colorado.
July 1, 2023
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, July 1.
June 28, 2023
Newly analyzed government data exposes the discrepancy between U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's actions and its own guidelines.
June 23, 2023
The U.S. Supreme Court held in an 8-1 decision that states do not have the authority to challenge the executive branch’s authority to establish enforcement priorities.
June 20, 2023
The American Immigration Council will honor two law firm partners and a Hispanic cultural organization with its Immigration Impact Award for their commitment to advancing the rights of migrants and bringing communities together on June 23 at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention in Florida.
June 20, 2023
The American Immigration Council will honor Ballet Hispánico with its Immigration Impact Award on June 23 at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention in Florida.
June 20, 2023
The American Immigration Council will honor Mayer Brown Partner Ori Lev with its Immigration Impact Award—which recognizes the talents, contributions, and accomplishments of immigrants and their advocates—on June 23 at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention in Florida.
June 20, 2023
The American Immigration Council will honor Vinson & Elkins Partner Stephen Medlock with its Immigration Impact Award on June 23 at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention in Florida.
June 20, 2023
The American Immigration Council unveils a new report highlighting the substantial economic and social impact of refugees in the United States.
May 10, 2023
The Biden administration announced the implementation of an asylum transit ban that will penalize asylum seekers who don’t apply for protection in other nations they transit through on their way to the United States.
February 21, 2023
The U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that will implement a new asylum transit ban—one of the most restrictive border control measures to date under any president.
May 3, 2023
The American Immigration Council released a new vision and blueprint for the border that highlights the need for a modern and functional system of humanitarian protection and border management in the United States.
April 27, 2023
The Biden administration announced the establishment of refugee processing centers in Latin America. The announcement is a welcome development that acknowledges the expansion of access to humanitarian protections as an essential solution to a hemisphere-wide refugee crisis that has displaced over 20 million people.
April 24, 2023
The American Immigration Council will honor Penn State President Neeli Bendapudi with its Immigrant Achievement Award, which recognizes individuals or organizations that exhibit a commitment and dedication to our heritage as a nation of immigrants and to the struggle for fair and humane immigration policies in the United States.

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