AILA Joins Amicus Brief Opposing Arizona and Montana’s Challenge to the Biden Administration’s Immigration Enforcement Priorities Guidance
AILA, CLINIC, NIJC, NILC, and RAICES, with representation from Democracy Forward, filed an amicus brief opposing Arizona and Montana’s challenge to the Biden administration’s immigration enforcement priorities guidance, arguing that the Arizona agreement is invalid because Kenneth Cuccinelli, who was then Acting Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security, lacked the authority to sign it.
- AILA Press Statement: Immigration Groups Push Back Against Arizona and Montana’s Efforts to Invoke Unlawful Trump-Era Agreement Restricting DHS Policymaking - May 7, 2021
- DHS Acting Secretary Issues Memorandum on Immigration Enforcement Policies (1/20/21)
- ICE Acting Director Issues Interim Guidance on Civil Immigration Enforcement and Removal Priorities (2/18/21)