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The struggle for immigrant justice is part of the broader struggle for racial justice. US immigration policy has historically been rooted in racism with entry restrictions and exploitation based on race. In deep partnership with grassroots groups across the country, Advancement Project’s Immigrant Justice Project seeks to end the unnecessary criminalization of immigrants. Our team provides support through a combination of policy, advocacy, organizing, communications and litigation to dismantle systems that oppress immigrants and communities of color. We help build bridges between immigrant communities and other communities of color, and seek to change the public discourse that dehumanizes and demonizes immigrants.
Advancement Project Denounces Trump Administration Plan to Place Migrant Youth in Former WWII Internment Camp

Federal government is bypassing legal agreement protecting treatment of migrant children by opening up prisons in military bases including Fort Sill, Oklahoma

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National Civil Rights Organization supports American Dream and Promise Act of 2019, Opposes Migrant Criminalizing 

Statement in Support of H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act of 2019, Opposition on Motion to Recommit 

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Advancement Project Turns 20

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Advancement Project Turns 20

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Because Justice Never Takes a Day Off

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We Must End Immigration Detention TODAY!

The “immigration detention system” dehumanizes individuals at every level. “Detention centers” are prisons with atrocious conditions. The immigration detention is part of this country’s mass incarceration crisis. We’ve seen this firsthand.

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Advancement Project’s National Office Sues DHS, ICE, and CBP for Failing to Provide Records Under the Freedom of Information Act About the Administration’s Traffic Stops in South Florida

Washington D.C. – Today April…

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Advancement Project National Office Sues DHS and ICE for Failing to Provide Records Under FOIA

Complaint seeks access to information about the Trump Administration’s Anti-Immigrant Hotline and ICE Collaboration in Virginia

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Complaint Filed Against DHS and ICE for Failing to Provide Records Under FOIA

The complaint seeks access to information about the Trump Administration’s Anti-Immigrant Hotline and ICE Collaboration in Virginia. 

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U.S. Supreme Court Issues a New Assault on the Civil Liberties of Immigrant Communities

"...an egregious expansion of an already out-of-control immigration detention system that criminalizes people of color and fuels the prison industrial complex.”

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Advancement Project National Office Celebrates H.R. 6, Vows to Continue Fight to Decriminalize Migration

This legislation provides permanent protections and a pathway to citizenship without adding additional surveillance, enforcement, and border militarization for immigrant youth and individuals with TPS and DED.

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JP Morgan Chase Takes Stand on Banking Private Prisons

On JP Morgan Chase’s decision…

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