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1 Texas v. United States
6:21-cv-00003 (S.D. Tex.)
Filed 01/22/2021 - Case Ongoing
United States
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-TX-0057
Coding Complete
Shortly after President Joe Biden's inauguration on January 20, 2021, Acting Homeland Security Secretary David Pekoske issued a memorandum ordering U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement ("ICE") to halt most deportations from the United States for 100 days ("100 day pause"). The 100 day pause was intended to allow time for ICE to overhaul its ... [view]
2 National Immigrant Justice Center v. Executive Office for Immigration Review
1:21-cv-00056 (D.D.C.)
Filed 01/08/2021 - Case Ongoing
Executive Office for Immigration Review
United States Department of Justice
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-DC-0094
District of Columbia County
Coding Complete
This case is about a Trump Administration rule intended to create barriers for people applying for asylum in the U.S. On January 8, 2021, four immigration legal service providers—the National Immigrant Justice Center, Immigrant Defenders Law Center, Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project, and Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center—filed ... [view]
3 Rodriguez v. Todd Greiner Farms Packing
1:21-cv-00227-PLM-SJB (W.D. Mich.)
Filed 2021 - Case Ongoing
no defendants on record
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-MI-0002
Coding In Process
Summary not yet on record [view]
4 Consumer Financial Protection Bureau v. Nexus Services, Inc.
5:21-cv-00016-EKD (W.D. Va.)
Filed 2021 - Case Ongoing
no defendants on record
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-VA-0011
Coding In Process
Summary not yet on record [view]
5 Texas v. United States
6:21-cv-00016 (S.D. Tex.)
Filed 2021 - Case Ongoing
no defendants on record
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-TX-0058
Coding In Process
Summary not yet on record [view]
6 Arizona v. Mayorkas
2:21-cv-00617-DWL (D. Ariz.)
Filed 2021 - Case Ongoing
no defendants on record
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-AZ-0031
Coding In Process
Summary not yet on record [view]
7 Florida v. U.S.A.
8:21-cv-00541 (M.D. Fla.)
Filed 2021 - Case Ongoing
no defendants on record
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-FL-0030
Coding In Process
Summary not yet on record [view]
8 Pangea Legal Services v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security
3:20-cv-09253 (N.D. Cal.)
Filed 12/21/2021 - Case Ongoing
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-CA-0173
Coding Complete
On December 21, 2020, Pangea Legal Services and other legal organizations filed this suit against the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on behalf of refugees seeking to enter the United States for asylum. The plaintiffs alleged that DHS unlawfully changed the ... [view]
9 Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. v. Executive Office for Immigration Review
1:20-cv-03812 (D.D.C.)
Filed 12/23/2020 - Case Ongoing
Executive Office for Immigration Review
Department of Justice
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-DC-0093
Washington D.C.
Coding Complete
On December 23, 2020, Catholic Legal Immigration Network, with several other immigration service organizations, filed this lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Catholic Legal Immigration Network sued the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) under the Administrative Procedure Act. Represented by private counsel, ... [view]
10 Human Rights First v. Wolf
1:20-cv-03764 (D.D.C.)
Filed 12/21/2020 - Case Ongoing
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-DC-0091
Coding Complete
On December 21, 2020, Human Rights First, a nonprofit human rights organization, brought this lawsuit against then-Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf and others in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on behalf of refugees seeking to enter the United States for asylum. Plaintiffs challenged a new rule promulgated by ... [view]
11 Immigration Equality v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security
3:20-cv-09258 (N.D. Cal.)
Filed 12/21/2020 - Case Ongoing
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-CA-0174
Coding Complete
On December 21, 2020, nonprofit organizations that serve LGBTQIA+/H individuals filed this lawsuit against the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of California. Plaintiffs alleged that DHS was acting contrary to legal precedent on the issue of refugee policy, the Immigration and ... [view]
12 Vangala v. USCIS
3:20-cv-08143 (N.D. Cal.)
Filed 11/19/2020 - Case Ongoing
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-CA-0172
Coding Complete
On November 19, 2020, three noncitizens filed a class action complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) on behalf of themselves and all individuals who had been or would be harmed by a USCIS ... [view]
13 E.A.R.R. v. Department of Homeland Security
3:20-cv-02146 (S.D. Cal.)
Filed 11/02/2020 - Case Ongoing
Department of Homeland Security
Immigration and/or the Border
Disability Rights-Pub. Accom.
IM-CA-0171
Coding Complete
On November 2, 2020, asylum seekers with disabilities and health conditions filed this putative class-action suit against the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Customs and Border Protection in the Southern District of California. The suit alleged that defendants violated the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) and Section 504 of the ... [view]
14 Adam v. Pompeo
1:20-cv-03079-SAG (D. Md.)
Filed 10/22/2020 - Case Ongoing
Secretary of State
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-MD-0018
Coding Complete
This case is about the government's failure to adjudicate refugees' follow-to-join (FTJ) petitions that would allow their families to reunite in the U.S. in a timely manner. The plaintiffs are both Sudanese refugees from the Darfur region who fled the country in the early 2010s to escape the ethnic cleansing being carried out by President Omar al- ... [view]
15 Central American Resource Center v. Cuccinelli
1:20-cv-02363 (D.D.C.)
Filed 08/26/2020 - Case Ongoing
U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-DC-0088
District of Columbia County
Coding Complete
On August 26, 2020, a legal services provider and seven individuals with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) filed this lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The individual plaintiffs, along with the Central American ... [view]
16 P.J.E.S v. Wolf
1:20-cv-02245 (D.D.C.)
Filed 08/24/2020 - Case Ongoing
Secretary of Homeland Security
Department of Homeland Security
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-DC-0087
District of Columbia County
Coding Complete
COVID-19 Summary: This putative class action case challenges the government’s use of an emergency public health order issued under 42 U.S.C. § 265 to restrict immigration of unaccompanied minors. Pursuant to the emergency public order, the government has expelled unaccompanied children without following usual immigration laws, saying the ... [view]
17 Immigrant Legal Resource Center v. Wolf
4:20-cv-05883-JSW (N.D. Cal.)
Filed 08/20/2020 - Case Ongoing
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-CA-0170
Coding Complete
This case is about the legality of a rule change proposed August 3, 2020 by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which was set to go into effect October 2, 2020. The Final Rule (specifically, the USCIS Fee Schedule & Changes to Certain Other Immigration Benefit Request Requirements, 85 Fed. Reg. 46,788) increased the cost of applying for ... [view]
18 California v. Trump
3:20-cv-05169-EMC (N.D. Cal.)
Filed 07/28/2020 - Case Ongoing
Donald J. Trump
President of the United States
Election/Voting Rights
Immigration and/or the Border
Public Benefits / Government Services
IM-CA-0169
Coding Complete
In March 2018, Secretary Ross and the Department of Commerce announced that a citizenship question would be added to the 2020 Census, because of a request from the Department of Justice for data to enforce the Voting Rights Act. A number of lawsuits followed, culminating in the Supreme Court affirming that the asserted reason for including the ... [view]
19 Haitian-Americans United v. Trump
1:20-cv-11421-DPW (D. Mass.)
Filed 07/27/2020 - Case Ongoing
U.S. Bureau of the Census
U.S. Bureau of the Census
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-MA-0023
Coding Complete
This is a case about President Trump’s July 21, 2020 memorandum titled “Excluding Illegal Aliens from the Apportionment Base Following the 2020 Census” to the Secretary of Commerce. This memo instructed the 2020 Census to exclude undocumented immigrants from the population data created for the purposes of congressional apportionment. Many ... [view]
20 Texas Civil Rights Project v. Wolf
1:20-cv-02035 (D.D.C.)
Filed 07/24/2020 - Closed 2020
Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Chad Wolf
DHS
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-DC-0083
Coding Complete
This lawsuit was filed on July 24, 2020 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. The suit was brought by the Texas Civil Rights Project as next friend for one hundred unaccompanied migrant children who had been arrested by Customs and Border Protection. The plaintiffs were represented by attorneys from the American Civil Liberties ... [view]
21 New York Immigration Coalition v. Trump
1:20-cv-05781 (S.D.N.Y.)
Filed 07/24/2020 - Case Ongoing
Bureau of the Census
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-NY-0079
Coding Complete
This is a case about whether the federal government must include undocumented immigrants in the 2020 Census count. On July 21, 2020, President Trump issued a memo ordering the exclusion of undocumented immigrants from the state-population totals used to calculate the states apportionments. In response, on July 24, 2020, several immigration ... [view]
22 New York v. Trump
1:20-cv-05770 (S.D.N.Y.)
Filed 07/24/2020 - Case Ongoing
Bureau of the Census
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-NY-0080
Coding Complete
This is a case about whether the federal government must include undocumented immigrants in the 2020 Census count. On July 21, 2020, President Trump issued a memo ordering the exclusion of undocumented immigrants from the state-population totals used to calculate the state's apportionments. In response, on July 24, 2020, twenty states, ten cities, ... [view]
23 Common Cause v. Trump
1:20-cv-02023 (D.D.C.)
Filed 07/23/2020 - Case Ongoing
Department of Commerce
Department of Commerce
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-DC-0084
District of Columbia County
Coding Complete
On July 21 2020, President Trump issued a memorandum titled “Excluding Illegal Aliens From the Apportionment Base Following the 2020 Census.” This memorandum included instructions to exclude undocumented immigrants from the state-population totals in the 2020 Census, and therefore exclude them from being counted when apportioning seats in the ... [view]
24 Subramanya v. United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
2:20-cv-03707 (S.D. Ohio)
Filed 07/22/2020 - Case Ongoing
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-OH-0005
Washington
Coding Complete
This is a case about how quickly United States Citizenship and Immigration Services must process, print, and mail Employment Authorization Documents (EADs or Form I-766) for immigrants who have received approval for their Applications for Employment Authorization (Form I-765). On July 22, 2020, an immigrant who had received employment approval but ... [view]
25 Casa de Maryland v. Wolf
8:20-cv-02118-PX (D. Md.)
Filed 07/21/2020 - Case Ongoing
Acting Secretary of Homeland Security
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-MD-0017
Coding Complete
This is a case about the legality of two rules issued by the Department of Homeland Security in June 2020 that would delay or eliminate employment authorization documents (EADs) for asylum seekers beginning in August 2020. On July 21, 2020, five nonprofit legal services organizations filed this lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Homeland ... [view]
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