Today, President Biden nominated Federal Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson for the Supreme Court. This comes a month after Justice Stephen G. Breyer announced his retirement. She would be the first Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court and is considered by Biden to be “one of the nation’s... Continue »
Read the newest analysis from America’s Voice here. Washington, DC –  A new analysis from America’s Voice titled, “The Anti-Immigrant Judicial Pipeline Keeps Gushing,” highlights the latest examples and implications of Republicans’ anti-immigrant judicial pipeline. In the piece, America’s Voice legal advisor David Leopold details how the six conservative... Continue »
This article was originally published by David Leopold as a post on  Last week, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari in Biden v. Texas, another case brought by Republican Attorneys General to thwart the Biden administration’s immigration policies. This case involved the Trump administration’s “Remain in Mexico” policy, which the Biden... Continue »
The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the Biden Administration’s attempt to end the MPP/Remain in Mexico program. This is how the internet reacted:  Aaron Reichlin-Melnick, policy council of the American Immigration Council analyzed how the ruling got it wrong in a very detailed thread:  A crushingly bad (but... Continue »
Washington, DC – The anti-immigrant judicial pipeline reared its ugly head yesterday, with the conservative 5th Circuit Court of Appeals rejecting the Biden administration’s attempt to end the MPP/Remain in Mexico program. As David Leopold described in August, The anti-immigrant judicial pipeline “flows from Republican Attorneys General to hand-picked... Continue »
Slate’s Dahlia Lithwick and Mark Joseph Stern: “The implications of Tuesday’s decision are profoundly disturbing.” Washington, DC – In a recent piece for Slate, Dahlia Lithwick and Mark Joseph Stern analyze and denounce the Supreme Court’s decision to require the Biden administration to restart implementation of the ‘Remain in... Continue »
The Supreme Court’s radical ruling this week on Remain in Mexico, officially known as MPP, exposes the right wing’s construction of a judicial pipeline to force the Biden Administration to adopt Trump policies by fiat. It’s a disturbing development that endangers not just immigration and border policies, but also... Continue »
The American judicial system has become an anti-immigrant judicial pipeline — and its on full display, and it’s dangerous. The pipeline flows from Republican Attorneys General to hand-picked United States District Court Judges (usually Trump appointees in Texas), to the conservative Fifth Circuit and finally, to the United States... Continue »
In a deep dive Medium post, David Leopold, legal advisor to America’s Voice, Chair of Immigration at Ulmer & Berne and former President of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, describes the Supreme Court’s decision to require the administration to restart implementation of the ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy and the... Continue »
Washington, DC – In a must-read explainer in Vox, Ian Millhiser describes in detail why, based on precedent, the decision not to uphold a stay in the Remain in Mexico case (Biden v. Texas) defies logic and upends the balance of power between elected branches and the judiciary. Millhiser... Continue »