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CAIR Coalition Statement Condeming Deportation Flights to Haiti and Horrific Violence by Border Patrol

We at the Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights Coalition condemn the Biden-Harris Administration’s deportation flights to Haiti and the horrific violence by Border Patrol agents on horseback against Haitian asylum seekers who come in search of safety at the United States’ Southern border.

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NEWS: CAIR Coalition Hosts “Eyes on ICE” Truth & Accountability Forum

Washington, D.C. – As the Biden administration embarks on its audit of the Department of Homeland Security, including a full-scale study on current practices at ICE and CBP, civil and immigrant rights organizations across the country will conduct their own, independent Truth and Accountability Forums on the country’s immigration enforcement arm.

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Fairfax Immigrant Defense Program Awarded a Two-Year Grant through the Fairfax County Consolidated Community Funding Pool

Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights (CAIR) Coalition is pleased to announce that the Fairfax Immigrant Defense Program has been awarded a two-year grant through the Fairfax County Consolidated Community Funding Pool (CCFP).

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BREAKING: Fourth Circuit Grants Petition for Review in Crowell & Moring and CAIR Coalition Asylum Appeal

Crowell & Moring and the Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights Coalition secured a victory at the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, which granted a petition for review in the case of a Honduran citizen facing a final order of removal from the Board of Immigration Appeals.

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Declaración de la Coalición CAIR sobre la inauguración de Joe Biden y Kamala Harris

Es un verdadero alivio saber que la administración Trump-Pence ha terminado. La crueldad única de los últimos cuatro años no puede ser subestimada. Pero el sistema de inmigración en los Estados Unidos siempre ha sido inhumano. Deshacer los últimos cuatro años no es suficiente.

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CAIR Coalition Statement on the Inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

There is true relief knowing that the Trump-Pence administration is over. The unique cruelty of the last four years cannot be overstated. But the immigration system in the United States has always been inhumane. Undoing the past four years is not enough.

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BREAKING: COURT BLOCKS ILLEGAL “DEATH TO ASYLUM" TRUMP RULE

Today the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California issued a preliminary injunction blocking a sweeping Trump administration rule that would gut protections for people fleeing persecution and torture. The injunction halts the new rule’s implementation nationwide ahead of its scheduled effective date of Monday, January 11, while the court considers a lawsuit brought by several immigrant rights groups.

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BREAKING: GROUPS CHALLENGE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION RULE GUTTING ASYLUM

Four immigrant rights organizations – Pangea Legal Services, Dolores Street Community Services, Inc., Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC), and Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights Coalition – have requested a temporary restraining order in a lawsuit challenging a sweeping new rule that will eviscerate access to protection for people seeking refuge in the United States.

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BREAKING: Judge Stops Trump Administration Efforts to Bar More from Asylum

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Just One Day Before They Were Slated to Go Into Effect, Federal Judge Enjoins Broad Rules That Would Have Vastly Expanded Categorical Bars to Asylum

For Immediate Release

November 19, 2020

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Volunteer Spotlight: Phil's Testimony

by Phil Sussler

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Remembering James Hill

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We at the Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights Coalition are heartbroken to share that Mr. James Hill, who was detained in ICE custody at Farmville Detention Center, passed away from COVID-19 yesterday. We are devastated as we think of his family, who was looking forward to being reunited with him this summer after a long time apart.

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