The AIC's Executive Director, Ben Johnson, was quoted in an article in the New York Times....
The LAC Docket
The LAC Docket is the newsletter of the American Immigration Council's Legal Action Center. To view individual editions of the newsletter, please click the links below. Archives of our former newsletter -- the Litigation Clearinghouse Newsletter -- can be found here.
The LAC Docket l Volume lll, Issue 2 (April 10, 2013)
This issue of the Docket highlights litigation aimed at curbing CBP abuses at the border; the LAC’s work on DACA, including new DACA-related practice advisories; an update on the asylum clock litigation and the Duran Gonzales class action; and newly obtained USCIS documents related to access to counsel.
The LAC Docket l Volume III, Issue 1 (January 16, 2013)
This issue of the Docket highlights ongoing FOIA lawsuits seeking the release of records relating to noncitizens’ access to counsel, the Criminal Alien Program (CAP) and H-1B fraud documents. It also provides updates on LAC efforts to challenge the “departure bar” and the lack of equitable tolling of motion to reopen filing deadlines; the LAC’s work surrounding DACA and motions to suppress; and new practice advisories.
The LAC Docket l Volume II, Issue 4 (October 25, 2012)
This issue of the Docket highlights LAC court victories on the departure bar, 212(h) waivers, and the Child Status Protection Act. It also provides updates on the LAC's lawsuit to fix the asylum clock and FOIA litigation against DHS seeking to compel the release of records relating to noncitizens’ access to counsel.
The LAC Docket | Volume II, Issue 3 (June 12, 2012)
This issue of the Docket discusses the release of H-1B fraud documents, a FOIA lawsuit against CBP and DHS to compel the release of documents regarding voluntary returns, a recent report on restrictions on access to counsel before DHS, an update on the LAC's lawsuit to fix the asylum clock, and much more.
The LAC Docket | Volume II, Issue 2 (March 23, 2012)
This issue of the Docket discusses USCIS' recent response to the LAC's FOIA litigation to obtain records relating to access to counsel (AIC v. DHS), the LAC's recently filed FOIA lawsuit to obtain records concerning ICE's Criminal Alien Program (CAP), and an update on the LAC's asylum clock class action litigation.
(December 21, 2011)
This issue of the Docket discusses the filing of a class action lawsuit regarding problems with the asylum "clock" (ABT v. USCIS); the filing of FOIA suits against DHS for records relating to access to counsel (AIC v. DHS); challenges to the BIA's decision in Matter of Koljenovic (Hanif v. Attorney General Mendoza Leiba v. Holder De Osorio v. Mayorkas) and the departure bar (Contreras-Bocanegra v. Holder ).
The LAC Docket | Volume I, Issue 1 (December 17, 2010)
This issue of the Docket discusses the LAC's amicus briefs in El Badrawi v. DHS, concerning the rights of H-1B beneficiaries with pending extension requests; Matter of L-T-, concerning the rights of respondents with mental disabilities in removal proceedings; and Matter of Murillo, concerning aged-out beneficiaries under the Child Status Protection Act.