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1 National Immigrant Justice Center v. Executive Office for Immigration Review
1:21-cv-00056 (D.D.C.)
Filed 2021
no defendants on record
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-DC-0094
Coding In Process
Summary not yet on record [view]
2 Texas v. United States
6:21-cv-00003 (S.D. Tex.)
Filed 2021
no defendants on record
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-TX-0057
Coding In Process
Summary not yet on record [view]
3 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]
4 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]
5 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]
6 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]
7 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]
8 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]
9 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]
10 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]
11 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]
12 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]
13 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]
14 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]
15 University of Oregon v. United States Department of Homeland Security
6:20-cv-01127 (D. Or.)
Filed 07/13/2020 - Closed 2020
United States Department of Homeland Security
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Immigration and/or the Border
Education
IM-OR-0011
Coding Complete
COVID-19 Summary: This is a lawsuit brought by the University of California regents regarding the July 2020 release of ICE regulations which, in effect, meant that students on F-1 visas could risk deportation if their school shifted to online learning. In a different lawsuit filed against the administration over the same July directive, plaintiffs ... [view]
16 Commonwealth of Massachusetts et al v. United States Department of Homeland Security
1:20-cv-11311 (D. Mass.)
Filed 07/13/2020 - Closed 2020
United States Department of Homeland Security
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-MA-0021
Coding Complete
COVID-19 Summary: This is a lawsuit brought by seventeen different states and Washington D.C. regarding the July 2020 release of ICE regulations which, in effect, meant that students on F-1 visas would risk deportation if their school shifted to online learning. On July 15, in a different lawsuit filed against the administration over the same July ... [view]
17 The Regents of the University of California v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security
4:20-cv-04621 (N.D. Cal.)
Filed 07/10/2020 - Closed 2020
United States Department of Homeland Security
Department of Homeland Security
Immigration and/or the Border
Education
IM-CA-0165
Coding Complete
COVID-19 Summary: This is a lawsuit brought by the University of California regents regarding the July 2020 release of ICE regulations which, in effect, meant that students on F-1 visas would risk deportation if their school shifted to online learning. In a different lawsuit filed against the administration over the same July directive, the ... [view]
18 State of Washington v. United States Department of Homeland Security
2:20-cv-01070 (W.D. Wash.)
Filed 07/10/2020 - Closed 2020
United States Department of Homeland Security
Department of Homeland Security
Immigration and/or the Border
Education
IM-WA-0045
Coding Complete
COVID-19 Summary: This is a lawsuit brought by the state of Washington regarding the July 2020 release of ICE regulations which, in effect, meant that students on F-1 visas would risk deportation if their school shifted to online learning. On July 15, in a different lawsuit filed against the administration over the same July directive, plaintiffs ... [view]
19 Z.W. v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security
8:20-cv-01220 (C.D. Cal.)
Filed 07/10/2020 - Closed 2020
United States Department of Homeland Security
Department of Homeland Security
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-CA-0166
Coding Complete
COVID-19 Summary: This is a lawsuit brought by several international students regarding the July 2020 release of ICE regulations which, in effect, meant that students on F-1 visas would risk deportation if their school shifted to online learning. On July 15, in a different lawsuit filed against the administration over the same July directive, ... [view]
20 Johns Hopkins University v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security
1:20-cv-01873 (D.D.C.)
Filed 07/10/2020 - Closed 2020
United States Department of Homeland Security
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Immigration and/or the Border
Education
IM-DC-0081
Coding Complete
COVID-19 Summary: This is a lawsuit brought by Johns Hopkins University regarding the July 2020 release of ICE regulations which, in effect, meant that students on F-1 visas would risk deportation if their school shifted to online learning. In a different lawsuit filed against the administration over the same July directive, plaintiffs met with ... [view]
21 State of California v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security
4:20-cv-04592 (N.D. Cal.)
Filed 07/09/2020 - Closed 2020
United States Department of Homeland Security
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Immigration and/or the Border
Education
IM-CA-0167
Coding Complete
COVID-19 Summary: This is a lawsuit brought by the State of California regarding the July 2020 release of ICE regulations which, in effect, meant that students on F-1 visas would risk deportation if their school shifted to online learning. In a different lawsuit filed against the administration over the same July directive, plaintiffs met with ... [view]
22 President and Fellows of Harvard College v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security
1:20-cv-11283 (D. Mass.)
Filed 07/08/2020 - Closed 2020
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Department of Homeland Security
Immigration and/or the Border
Education
IM-MA-0020
Coding Complete
COVID-19 Summary: This is a lawsuit brought by Harvard and MIT regarding the July 2020 release of ICE regulations which, in effect, meant that students on F-1 visas would risk deportation if their school shifted to online learning. On July 14, the parties informed the court that the government agreed to rescind the July 6 directive, as well as the ... [view]
23 La O Munoz v. Wolf
4:20-cv-02206 (S.D. Tex.)
Filed 06/23/2020 - Closed 2020
Acting Secretary of DHS Chad Wolf
Department of Homeland Security
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-TX-0055
Coding Complete
COVID-19 Summary: This is a habeas petition filed on behalf of immigrant detainees in Texas, seeking release from detention due to COVID-19. The court denied to enter any relief for the plaintiffs on July 6, 2020. Later, the plaintiffs were released and the court dismissed the case on July 31.
This petition for writ of habeas corpus was filed ... [view]
24 J.B.B.C. v. Wolf
1:20-cv-01509 (D.D.C.)
Filed 06/09/2020 - Closed 2020
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Department of Homeland Security,
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-DC-0077
Coding Complete
COVID-19 Summary: This lawsuit was filed on behalf on an unaccompanied minor subject to deportation, alleging that the Trump administrations' system of authorizing the summary removal of persons to prevent the introduction of COVID-19 bypassed procedural protections otherwise granted to minor children. On June 24, the court granted a TRO. On June 2 ... [view]
25 D.A.M. v. Barr
20-cv-1321 (D.D.C.)
Filed 05/28/2020 - Case Ongoing
Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security
Department of Homeland Security
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-DC-0082
Coding Complete
COVID-19 Summary: This lawsuit was filed in response to the effects of COVID-19 on deportation procedures. The plaintiffs argued that deportation would expose them to COVID-19 and return them to countries that were unable to care for their medical needs. The court twice declined to enter a temporary restraining order. The defendants filed a motion ... [view]
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