Hamed Aleaziz, BuzzFeed News, Jan. 15, 2021
"The Department of Homeland Security has signed agreements with multiple jurisdictions, including the state of Arizona, that appear to be an unusual effort to hamstring the incoming Biden administration’s...
CLINIC, Aug. 26, 2020
"CLINIC, along with Democracy Forward Foundation, Montagut & Sobral PC, and Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, represents seven Temporary Protected Status beneficiaries and CARECEN in a lawsuit against the Trump administration...
ILRC, Aug. 21, 2020
"The Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) today announced it had joined a coalition of 8 of the nation’s leading immigrants’ rights organizations in filing a lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security...
On Aug. 13, 2020 the feds dropped their appeal in L.M.-M. v. Cuccinelli . This means the March 1, 2020 district court ruling stands. More here .
On Aug. 14, 2020 the GAO concluded : "Upon Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen's resignation on April 10...
Democracy Forward, Mar. 1, 2020
"A federal court ruled on March 1st, that the Trump administration illegally appointed Ken Cuccinelli to serve as Acting Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). As a result, the Court concluded...
LCCRSF, Feb. 19, 2020
"A federal court held the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in civil contempt for wrongfully deporting five young immigrants and failing to notify their attorneys –...
USCIS, Dec. 18, 2019
"This webpage is intended to notify you of the final class action settlement in J.L. v. Cuccinelli , 18-CV-4914 (N.D. Cal.). For more details, you may access the final settlement agreement (PDF, 2.03 MB) .
Notice of Final...
Rachel Morris, Highline, Nov. 24, 2019
"IN THE TWO YEARS AND 308 DAYS THAT DONALD Trump has been president, he has constructed zero miles of wall along the southern border of the United States. He has, to be fair, replaced or reinforced 76 miles...
Rebecca Rainey, Politico, Nov. 26, 2019
"Ken Cuccinelli is still acting head of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, lawyers for the Trump administration said in a court filing Monday, even though USCIS Deputy Director Mark Koumans was designated...
On July 26, 2019 USCIS Acting Director Ken Cuccinelli posted this guidance :
"A message sent by the acting director to USCIS asylum officers regarding asylum and internal relocation guidance.
Release Date: July 26, 2019
Steve Vladeck, June 10, 2019
" The last time I wrote about the Trump administration’s abuse of the Federal Vacancies Reform Act (FVRA) of 1998 , I opened with Yogi Berra’s famous quip that “it’s like déjà vu...
USCIS, June 10, 2019
"Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan today announced that Kenneth T. (Ken) Cuccinelli will serve as the new acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), effective June 10...