Innovation Law Lab and NILA Sue USCIS to Demand Transparency in the Expedited Removal Process

Following a class action lawsuit brought by two lawful permanent residents whose naturalization ceremonies were cancelled or delayed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Philadelphia Field Office of U.S. Citizenship and Naturalization Services (USCIS) naturalized the named plaintiffs as well as 2,200 proposed class members.

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Mothers Deported After Giving Birth, at the Height of the COVID-19 Pandemic, File Suit Against Federal Authorities

Following a class action lawsuit brought by two lawful permanent residents whose naturalization ceremonies were cancelled or delayed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Philadelphia Field Office of U.S. Citizenship and Naturalization Services (USCIS) naturalized the named plaintiffs as well as 2,200 proposed class members.

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New NILA Resources!

NILA has added new publicly-available legal resources over the last few months. These includes: a comparison chart of current, enjoined, and proposed regulations, a practice alert on the settlement agreement in Padilla v. ICE related to delayed credible fear interviews, a listing of circuit court rules related to judicial stays of removal. Check out these

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Federal Court Approves Settlement Providing Protections for Thousands of Asylum Seekers

Following a class action lawsuit brought by two lawful permanent residents whose naturalization ceremonies were cancelled or delayed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Philadelphia Field Office of U.S. Citizenship and Naturalization Services (USCIS) naturalized the named plaintiffs as well as 2,200 proposed class members.

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HHS Releases Complete, Unredacted Manual Governing Immigration Detention of Unaccompanied Children

Following a class action lawsuit brought by two lawful permanent residents whose naturalization ceremonies were cancelled or delayed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Philadelphia Field Office of U.S. Citizenship and Naturalization Services (USCIS) naturalized the named plaintiffs as well as 2,200 proposed class members.

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NILA and Allies Urge Supreme Court to Compel DHS to Comply with Its Obligation to Provide Proper Notice of Immigration Hearings

NILA, in collaboration with Wilmer Hale and Building One Community—the Center for Immigration Opportunity, the Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project, the Immigrant Defense Project, Immigrant Legal Defense, the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, Pangea Legal Services, and the Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network, filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court in Campos Chaves v.

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TEMPORARY PROTECTED STATUS APPLICANTS GRANTED NATIONWIDE CLASS CERTIFICATION IN ACTION DEMANDING USCIS HONOR THEIR RIGHT TO WORK

Following a class action lawsuit brought by two lawful permanent residents whose naturalization ceremonies were cancelled or delayed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Philadelphia Field Office of U.S. Citizenship and Naturalization Services (USCIS) naturalized the named plaintiffs as well as 2,200 proposed class members.

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Class Action Lawsuit Challenges Immigration Agency’s Denial of the Right to Work to Temporary Protected Status Applicants

Following a class action lawsuit brought by two lawful permanent residents whose naturalization ceremonies were cancelled or delayed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Philadelphia Field Office of U.S. Citizenship and Naturalization Services (USCIS) naturalized the named plaintiffs as well as 2,200 proposed class members.

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NILA and Constitutional Accountability Center File Supreme Court Amicus Brief

NILA and the Constitutional Accountability Center (CAC) teamed up to file an amicus brief to the Supreme Court in Santos-Zacaria v. Garland. In that case, the Supreme Court will decide: (1) whether the exhaustion provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act is a claim processing rule, and subject to equitable exceptions, or a jurisdictional rule,

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