Below is a press release from the National Immigration Law Center. One of the “Fearless Four” is AV’s Digital Campaigns Manager “Fearless Four” respond to judge’s demand for their personal data with amicus brief LOS ANGELES — Four young immigrants whose private information was ordered disclosed by a federal judge in U.S. v. Texas filed a friend-of-the-court… Continue »

Published March 31, 2016; updated August 6, 2018 Who is Judge Andrew Hanen and Why is the Texas AG – and AG Sessions – so Determined to Put the Attack on DACA Before Him This Week? Because Hanen is the Joe Arpaio of the Federal Judiciary This Wednesday, August 8, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals… Continue »

In response to news that the Department of Justice has filed a rehearing petition in U.S v. Texas case challenging President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, the following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice:  The Department of Justice made the right call today by asking for a rehearing in United… Continue »

Last week’s 4-4 tie in the US v. Texas immigration case has generated disappointment and outrage from immigrant families and their allies from across the country. A growing chorus of legal minds have added their voice to the criticism, noting in particular the weakness of Texas’ original case, the failure of the court to explain… Continue »

While Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt apparently didn’t have a couple minutes to spare for the immigrant families he’s putting at risk of deportation, he did have time for lights, cameras and press. It all started when immigrant families and PLAN advocates tried to meet with Laxalt in the wake of the Supreme Court’s tie… Continue »

After yesterday’s heartbreaking deadlock in US v. Texas, this much is clear: immigrants and their allies are feeling the sting of the setback, but we are determined to dust ourselves off, build our power and make sure it is felt this November and beyond. As evidenced by accounts from across the country, those of us who are… Continue »

“I am stunned and disappointed”  In a new piece at Slate, former Solicitor General Walter Dellinger pens a stinging criticism of the Supreme Court for its 4-4 vote on U.S. v Texas, calling it a ” signal failure of democracy.” He recommends the Department of Justice to take the unusual step of filing a motion asking the court to reconsider… Continue »

“In Chief Justice Roberts’ mind, he’s a stickler for standing in the federal courts. But, today, he showed his politics trump his principles.” Following today’s non-decision in US v. Texas by the US Supreme Court, David Leopold, an immigration attorney and former President of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, offers his take on the practical implications and… Continue »

Nevada Will Not Stop Until Our Families Can Live Without Fear of Deportation Today, Nevada is hurting.  In our state alone, 66,000 families  would benefit from the DAPA and DACA+ programs. This morning, the Supreme Court released a tie decision in the United States v Texas case. While this split decision sets no Supreme Court precedent, these important, commonsense… Continue »

Below are three key points to remember about today’s 4-4 split at the Supreme Court in the U.S. v Texas immigration case. The Supreme Court did not rule against the legality of DAPA/DACA+ today: Today’s 4-4 deadlock in U.S. v Texas means that the current Supreme Court could not reach a decision on the case and,… Continue »