On January 10, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington certified a nationwide class, making thousands of asylum seekers pursuing protection from persecution in their home countries class members in the case.
Challenging the government’s failure to advise asylum seekers of the one-year filing deadline and its failure to establish a mechanism for complying with the deadline.
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Mendez Rojas et al. v. Johnson et al.
One-year Asylum Deadline
Western District of Washington
National Immigration Project et al. v. Department of Homeland Security et al.
Reinstatement Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Duran Gonzalez v. Department of Homeland Security
Ninth Circuit Wide Class Action Re: Adjustment of Status (AOS) Noncitizens Previously Removed
Brown et al. v. United States Customs and Border Protection
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Processing Delay
Northern District of California
National Immigration Project et al. v. Department of Homeland Security
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) for Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Return Policy
Southern District of New York
Selected Amicus Briefs
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Mathis v. United States
Test for Determining Divisibility
Mata v. Holder
Motion to Reopen Deadline
Kerry v. Din
Judicial Review of Visa Denial
Mellouli v. Holder
Deportability for Drug Offense