ASAP in the News
September 15, 2020
Newsweek covered ASAP's lawsuit, in which Judge Xinis said the plaintiffs were "likely to demonstrate" that Wolf was serving unlawfully.
September 14, 2020
A federal judge has ruled that Chad Wolf is likely unlawfully serving, and temporarily barred the government from enforcing work permit restrictions on members of ASAP and CASA.
August 25, 2020
CBS covered ASAP's lawsuit defending asylum seekers' ability to work. "We need work permits to cover our basic necessities, especially for our children," said ASAP member W.L.
August 14, 2020
In a hearing for ASAP’s federal lawsuit, Judge Paula Xinis called it “stunning” that 500 days have passed since a DHS Secretary had been nominated and confirmed.
August 5, 2020
In a recent court filing in ASAP's federal lawsuit CASA de Maryland v. Wolf, the government for the first time addressed the flaws in DHS Acting Secretary Chad Wolf's appointment.
July 28, 2020
"Congress imposed a limit on how long any acting secretary may serve—a limit that has been grossly exceeded here," said ASAP Staff Attorney Zachary Manfredi.
The Washington Post
May 28, 2020
“In this case, a nonprofit organization played a part in how the family was treated,” said ASAP’s co-executive director, Swapna Reddy.
March 28, 2020
ASAP sued to stop the Trump administration from requiring immigrants and advocates to attend hearings and meet paper filing deadlines during the coronavirus pandemic.
January 23, 2020
ASAP client Leticia returned to the U.S. after over 2 years of separation from her son: "I feel very happy that my dream has come true — not only for me but for my son," she told CBS News.
January 23, 2020
ASAP's client, Leticia, will soon be reunited with her son after more than two years apart. “He needs his mother,” she explained.
December 21, 2019
ASAP’s Dennise Moreno and Liz Willis were interviewed on Slate’s Amicus podcast about the crisis facing asylum seekers at the Mexico-U.S. border.
Courthouse News Service
December 18, 2019
ASAP, Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center, and other immigrant rights organizations sued the U.S. government challenging unjust practices in U.S. immigration courts.