The Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC)
The Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) is a national nonprofit that works with immigrants, community organizations, legal professionals, and policy makers to build a democratic society that values diversity and the rights of all people. Through community education programs, legal training & technical assistance, and policy development & advocacy, the ILRC’s mission is to protect and defend the fundamental rights of immigrant families and communities. www.ilrc.org
Releases by this organization
Wednesday, March 07, 2018
Lawsuit Filed Against California for its Sanctuary Policy is Affront to Residents, Says Immigrant Legal Resource Center
The Justice Department is suing California, Governor Jerry Brown, and the state’s attorney general, Xavier Becerra, over three state laws passed in recent months to protect the rights of immigrants. Attorney General Sessions is expected to make a formal announcement during a visit to Sacramento at...
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Texas Court Blocks SB 4 from Forcing Local Law Enforcement to Detain Immigrants for ICE, Ruling Allows Localities More Autonomy in Setting Immigration Enforcement Policies for their Own Officers
Today, U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia from the Western District of Texas issued a ruling that blocked SB 4’s provisions to force local law enforcement to detain immigrants for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and prevent localities from exercising more autonomy in setting policies or...