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January 8, 2024
A federal judge in Seattle issued an order approving a settlement agreement providing protections for detained asylum seekers who face prolonged delays before being screened to apply for protection from persecution and torture.
December 7, 2023
The Map The Impact interactive tool provides state and local immigration data and reports information on demographics, population size, economic contributions, as well as data on undocumented immigrants and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients in the state.
December 7, 2023
The lawsuit focuses on the provisions outlined in Section 10 of the law, which criminalizes the transportation of individuals into Florida who may have entered the country unlawfully and have not been “inspected” by the federal government since.
December 7, 2023
A new report, New Americans in Elkhart, Marshall, and St. Joseph Counties, released today by the American Immigration Council—in partnership with the City of South Bend, South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership and Welcoming Michiana, a program of the United Religious Community of St. Joseph County—highlights the crucial role immigrants play in the region’s labor force, business creation, and consumer spending power.
November 27, 2023

Inhumane practices. Open-air detention sites. Family separations.

November 16, 2023
The American Immigration Council and over 100 business organizations, including chambers of commerce and trade associations, want Congress to remove the present obstacle to asylum applicants acquiring work permits swiftly.
November 8, 2023
The American Immigration Council, American Immigration Lawyers Association, America’s Voice, Human Rights First, Immigration Hub, National Immigrant Justice Center, National Immigration Law Center, and SEIU released a memo with key policy demands as Congress negotiates emergency supplemental funding.
November 7, 2023
New research, Hispanic Power of the Purse in Tyler, Texas, released today by the American Immigration Council, underscores the crucial role Hispanic Americans in Tyler, Texas play in the metro area’s economy.
October 31, 2023
New research on The Economic Contributions of Immigrants in Ohio’s Manufacturing Sector released today by Ohio Business for Immigration Solutions underscores the crucial role immigrants in Ohio already play in the state’s manufacturing industry.
October 17, 2023
The American Immigration Council and the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies (CGRS) have filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit to compel the Biden administration to release information on its new policy of turning back people who request asylum without first obtaining an appointment via the government’s CBP One smartphone app.
October 16, 2023
The U.S. government reached a settlement in the Ms. L., et al. v. ICE, et al., class action litigation filed in 2018 seeking injunctive relief for parents and children intentionally separated at the southwest border under the former Trump Administration from 2017 through January 2021.
October 13, 2023
A federal court in California denied a preliminary injunction in a legal challenge to the Biden administration’s policy of turning back asylum seekers who request protection without first obtaining an appointment via the government’s CBP One smartphone app.
October 13, 2023
On October 13, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California will hear arguments in Al Otro Lado and Haitian Bridge Alliance v. Mayorkas, a federal lawsuit challenging the Biden administration’s unlawful policy of turning back people seeking asylum without a CBP One appointment.
October 9, 2023
A new report, New Americans in Greater Salem, released today by the American Immigration Council—in partnership with The Welcome Immigrant Network (WIN) and the City of Salem, underscores the crucial role immigrants play in the region’s labor force, business creation, and consumer spending power.
September 20, 2023
The Council responds to the Biden Administration's announcement that it will be extending Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Venezuelans who arrived in the United States before July 31, 2023.
September 20, 2023
New research, Immigrants in East Texas, released today by the American Immigration Council, underscores the crucial role immigrants in East Texas play in the region’s economy.
September 12, 2023
A new report, Economic Impact Report of New Americans in Kent County, released by the American Immigration Council—in partnership with the Grand Rapids Chamber- underscores immigrants' crucial role in the region’s labor force, business creation, and consumer spending power.

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