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Nominate Your Candidate for the Immigrant Youth Achievement Award

The American Immigration Council is now accepting nominations for their 2013 Immigrant Youth Achievement Award. continue reading »

Immigration Advocates File Suit Against DHS to Disclose Its Deportation Records

Last week, an alliance of national immigration advocacy organizations filed suit against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), seeking to compel the release of documents concerning the agency’s Criminal Alien Program (CAP). continue reading »

American Immigration Council Seeks Entries for National Multimedia Contest

The American Immigration Council is calling all young filmmakers and photographers to submit to the 2012 “Change in Motion” Multimedia Contest. continue reading »

Apply for Immigrant Youth Achievement Award

n a media fueled environment where the label “immigrant” has taken on such negative and hateful qualities, the American Immigration Council works to combat these stereotypes by holding up exemplary youth continue reading »

District Judge Temporarily Stops Key Provisions of South Carolina’s Immigration Law

Yesterday, U.S. District Judge Richard M. Gergel, temporarily enjoined three provisions of South Carolina Act 69 and found a fourth provision likely to be overturned in future proceedings continue reading »

Board of Immigration Ascerts Immigrants Arrested Not Entitled to Certain Miranda-Like Warnings

The American Immigration Council strongly condemns last week’s ruling from the Board of Immigration Appeals holding that immigrants arrested without a warrant are not entitled to certain Miranda-like warnings prior to questioning by immigration officers. continue reading »

California 5th Grader Wins National Immigration Essay Contest

The American Immigration Council is pleased to announce the winner of its 14th Annual “Celebrate America” Creative Writing Contest. Maya Young Wong of Altadena, California, won for her poem entitled “My Grandfather Ben. continue reading »

Judiciary Committee Holds Hearing on Challenges Facing U.S. Immigration Courts

The American Immigration Council’s Legal Action Center commends Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, for convening today’s hearing on “Improving Efficiency and Ensuring Justice continue reading »

American Immigration Council Hails Decision Enjoining Enforcement of Arizona’s SB 1070

The American Immigration Council applauds yesterday’s decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upholding a preliminary injunction against the key provisions of Arizona’s SB 1070. continue reading »

Federal Court Upholds Immigrants’ Right to Reopen Immigration Cases from Outside the U.S.

Yesterday, a federal appellate court chastised the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) for preventing noncitizens from reopening their cases from outside the United States. continue reading »