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1 Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center v. Trump
3:19-cv-02051 (D. Or.)
Filed 12/18/2019 - Case Ongoing
U.S. Department of Justice
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-OR-0010
Coding Complete
COVID-19 Summary: The SPLC, Innovation Law Lab, Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center, Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project, Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. and Santa Fe Dreamers Project and pro bono assistance from Perkins Coie law firm filed for an emergency temporary restraining order challenging the operation of the immigration courts ... [view]
2 State of Washington v. Azar
1:19-cv-03040-SAB (E.D. Wash.)
Filed 2019 - Case Ongoing
United States Department of Health and Human Services
Presidential Authority
PR-WA-0001
Coding Complete
On March 5, 2019, the State of Washington (Washington) filed this lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for violating Title X’s “Nondirective Mandate,” the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), Title X generally, and the ... [view]
3 Innovation Law Lab v. Nielsen
3:19-cv-00807 (N.D. Cal.)
Filed 2019 - Case Ongoing
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-CA-0144
Washington, D.C.
Coding Complete
On February 14, 2019, a group of asylum seekers from Central America and several legal organizations filed this lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. The plaintiffs sued the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) ... [view]
4 State of California v. Trump
3:19-cv-00872 (N.D. Cal.)
Filed 2019 - Case Ongoing
President of the United States
Presidential Authority
PR-CA-0003
Coding Complete
In 2018, President Trump had repeatedly requested Congress appropriate $5.7 billion for the construction of a wall along the southern border, but Congress repeatedly rejected this request. On February 14, 2019, Congress finally reached an agreement on this matter and appropriated $1.375 billion for the construction of a strip of fencing along the ... [view]
5 Sierra Club v. Trump
3:19-cv-00892 (N.D. Cal.)
Filed 2019 - Case Ongoing
Secretary of Homeland Security
Presidential Authority
PR-CA-0004
Coding Complete
In 2018, President Trump repeatedly requested Congress appropriate 5.7 billion dollars for the construction of a southern border wall. On February 14th, 2019, Congress denied this request and appropriated only 1.375 billion dollars for the construction of a strip of border fencing. While President Trump signed this appropriations bill the ... [view]
6 Alvarez v. Trump
1:19-cv-00404 (D.D.C.)
Filed 2019 - Case Ongoing
President Donald Trump
Presidential Authority
PR-DC-0013
Coding Complete
Throughout his campaign and presidency, Donald Trump has advocated for the construction of a wall along the southern border. In 2018, President Trump requested Congress appropriate 5.7 billion dollars for the construction of a steel border wall. Congress refused this request and, after weeks of disagreement and negotiation, eventually agreed to ... [view]
7 Center for Biological Diversity v. Trump
1:19-cv-00408 (D.D.C.)
Filed 2019 - Case Ongoing
President Donald Trump
Presidential Authority
PR-DC-0014
Coding Complete
This case addresses the expansion of the southern border wall, a major controversy during the Trump presidency. On February 16, 2019, three non-profit organizations—the Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife, and the Animal Legal Defense Fund—who defend wildlife and habitats along the southern border, filed this lawsuit in the ... [view]
8 Trump v. Committee on Oversight and Reform of the U.S. House of Representatives
1:19-cv-01136-APM (D.D.C.)
Filed 2019 - Case Ongoing
Committee on Oversight and Reform of the U.S. House of Representatives
Presidential Authority
PR-DC-0016
Coding Complete
On April 22, 2019, President Donald Trump (in his capacity as a private citizen) and various Trump entities filed this lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against Representative Elijah E. Cummings (in his official capacity as Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform), Peter Kenny (in his official capacity ... [view]
9 County of Santa Clara v. U.S. Department of Public Health and Human Services
3:19-cv-02916 (N.D. Cal.)
Filed 2019 - Case Ongoing
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Public Benefits / Government Services
PB-CA-0052
Coding Complete
On May 28, 2019, the County of Santa Clara, CA and various healthcare providers sued the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California for violating the Administrative Procedure Act and various constitutional clauses in a Final Rule published on May 21, 2019. The Rule, which ... [view]
10 Young v. Azar
1:19-cv-03526 (D.D.C.)
Filed 2019 - Case Ongoing
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Public Benefits / Government Services
PB-DC-0010
Coding Complete
This case is one of several cases challenging the Trump Administration’s ongoing attempts to reduce Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The plaintiffs, all members of Michigan’s Medicaid program, filed this class-action lawsuit on November 22, 2019 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against the U.S ... [view]
11 U.S. v. State of California
2:18-cv-00490 (E.D. Cal.)
Filed 2018 - Case Ongoing
State of California
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-CA-0116
Coding Complete
The United States federal government filed this suit on March 6, 2018 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, challenging California's "sanctuary city" state laws. This lawsuit comes after a series of lawsuits filed by California jurisdictions challenging the federal government's sanctuary city policies, which deny ... [view]
12 California v. Ross
3:18-cv-01865 (N.D. Cal.)
Filed 2018 - Case Ongoing
U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Census Bureau
Public Benefits / Government Services
PB-CA-0049
Coding Complete
On March 26, 2018, the State of California filed this claim against the Secretary of Commerce and the U.S. Census Bureau in the U.S. District Court of Northern California. It challenged the defendants' plans to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census. California alleged that this question will undermine the defendants' duty to collect ... [view]
13 State of New York v. U.S. Department of Commerce
1:18-cv-02921-JMF (S.D.N.Y.)
Filed 2018 - Case Ongoing
Department of Commerce
U.S. Census Bureau
Immigration and/or the Border
Public Benefits / Government Services
PB-NY-0032
Coding Complete
This was a legal challenge brought by an alliance of states, counties, and municipalities to the Trump administration’s proposed inclusion of a question about citizenship status on the 2020 U.S. Census. The plaintiffs filed this lawsuit on April 3, 2018 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and sought declaratory and ... [view]
14 New York Immigration Coalition v. U.S. Department of Commerce
1:18-cv-05025 (S.D.N.Y.)
Filed 2018 - Case Ongoing
Secretary of Commerce
Department of Commerce
Immigration and/or the Border
Public Benefits / Government Services
PB-NY-0033
Coding Complete
On March 26, 2018, the Secretary of Commerce ordered that the 2020 Census include a question about citizenship of all U.S. residents for the first time since 1950. On June 6, 2018, the New York Immigration Coalition, Casa, the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, the ADC Research Institute, and Make the Road New York—all advocacy and ... [view]
15 PEN American Center. v. Trump
1:18-cv-09433 (S.D.N.Y.)
Filed 2018 - Case Ongoing
President of the United States
Presidential Authority
PR-NY-0005
Coding Complete
On October 16, 2018, PEN America, Inc. brought this lawsuit against President Donald Trump in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. The plaintiff, an organization representing writers and literary professionals, sued under 28 U.S.C. § 2201(a) alleging that the Presidents used his power against media and press to violate ... [view]
16 Dvash-Banks v. Tillerson [Dvash-Banks v. Pompeo]
2:18-cv-00523 (C.D. Cal.)
Filed 2018 - Case Ongoing
U.S. Department of State
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-CA-0113
Coding Complete
On January 22, 2018, a father and his minor son filed this lawsuit in the District Court for the Central District of California. The plaintiffs sued the U.S. Department of State (DOS) for not granting U.S. citizenship to the child plaintiff, because he was born outside of the U.S. to a same-sex dual-nationality couple. Represented by the nonprofit ... [view]
17 Moreno v. Nielsen
1:18-cv-01135 (E.D.N.Y.)
Filed 2018 - Case Ongoing
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-NY-0062
Coding Complete
On Feb. 22, 2018, four noncitizens, on behalf of a proposed class of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) recipients, filed this lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and its component U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Represented by the American Immigration Council and the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, ... [view]
18 Centro Presente v. Trump
1:18-cv-10340 (D. Mass.)
Filed 2018 - Case Ongoing
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-MA-0014
Coding Complete
On Feb. 22, 2018, eight Temporary Protected Status (TPS) recipients from El Salvador and Haiti, as well as the Massachusetts immigrants' rights organization Centro Presente, filed this lawsuit. Represented by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice, the plaintiffs challenged the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)'s recent ... [view]
19 NAACP v. Bureau of the Census
8:18-cv-00891-PWG (D. Md.)
Filed 2018 - Case Ongoing
U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Census Bureau
Public Benefits / Government Services
PB-MD-0004
Coding Complete
On March 28, 2018 the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and Prince George's County filed this lawsuit in the U.S. District Court of Maryland. Plaintiffs sued the U.S. Census Bureau, Secretary of Commerce, and President and the United States for "conspicuous neglect" of their duty to ensure an "actual enumeration" ... [view]
20 Kravitz v. United States Department of Commerce
8:18-cv-01041-GJH (D. Md.)
Filed 2018 - Case Ongoing
Bureau of the Census
United States Department of Commerce
Immigration and/or the Border
Public Benefits / Government Services
PB-MD-0005
Coding Complete
This case is one of many ongoing cases around the country challenging the Census Bureau's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. This lawsuit challenging the citizenship question was filed on April 11, 2018 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, by seven US citizens who regularly use public services. The case ... [view]
21 City of Evanston v. Sessions
1:18-cv-04853 (N.D. Ill.)
Filed 2018 - Case Ongoing
Department of Justice
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-IL-0022
Coding Complete
On July 16, 2018, the City of Evanston, Illinois, along with the U.S. Conference of Mayors filed this lawsuit against the Justice Department to enjoin it from imposing three new conditions on the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (Byrne JAG program), a federal grant program that provides crucial support for law enforcement in ... [view]
22 City of New York v. Sessions
1:18-cv-06474-ER (S.D.N.Y.)
Filed 2018 - Case Ongoing
U.S. Department of Justice
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-NY-0066
Coding Complete
On July 18, 2018, the City of New York filed a complaint against the Attorney General of the U.S. and the Department of the Justice in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. The City alleged that the defendants imposed new immigration-related conditions on the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program in ... [view]
23 Grace v. Sessions
1:18-cv-01853 (D.D.C.)
Filed 2018 - Case Ongoing
US Department of Homeland Security
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-DC-0054
Washington, DC
Coding Complete
This case is a response to the Attorney General's decision in Matter of A-B-, issued in June 2018, and updated guidelines for asylum officers the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a month later, instructing them to apply Matter of A-B-'s holding to credible fear screenings. On August 7, 2018, this suit was filed in the U ... [view]
24 Ramos v. Nielsen
3:18-cv-01554-EMC (N.D. Cal.)
Filed 2018 - Case Ongoing
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-CA-0134
Coding Complete
On March 12, 2018, U.S. citizen children, their non-citizen parents, and other non-citizen adults filed this class action lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The plaintiffs challenged DHS’ new rule for determining whether or not to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designations for immigrants from countries facing ... [view]
25 Cable News Network v. Trump
1:18-cv-02610 (D.D.C.)
Filed 2018 - Closed 2018
The President of the United States
Presidential Authority
PR-DC-0011
Coding Complete
On November 13, 2018, Cable News Network, Inc. (“CNN”) and CNN’s chief White House correspondent, Abilio James “Jim” Acosta, filed this suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. The case was assigned to District Judge Timothy J. Kelly. Represented by private counsel, the plaintiffs sued President Donald J. Trump, ... [view]
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