Lawyers for Civil Rights fights discrimination on behalf of immigrant families and children. In the current climate, immigrant communities are experiencing unprecedented challenges, including unlawful detentions in sensitive locations such as schools and courthouses. At the federal level, life-saving immigration protections have been dismantled, including humanitarian programs such as Temporary Protected Status (TPS), which provides relief to immigrants from countries experiencing war and environmental cataclysm.
In response to the current climate, LCR filed the first lawsuits in the country against the Trump Administration on behalf of sanctuary cities; to save TPS on behalf of Salvadoran and Honduran immigrants; and to block immigration arrests in courthouses. LCR successfully reunited children who were forcibly separated by the federal government from their parents at the U.S. border.
News and Resources
May 29, 20Coronavirus Pandemic Response
May 28, 20Blocking ICE Arrests in Courthouses
May 19, 20DACA Discrimination Class Action Against Online Lender
May 07, 20Historic Agreement: MFA Supports Diversity & Inclusion
May 07, 20Victory for immigrants held in Bristol County!
Apr 12, 20Coronavirus Legal Warriors
Mar 29, 20Coronavirus Lawsuit Against ICE: Complaint & Declarations
Mar 27, 20Coronavirus Suit Filed Against ICE And Bristol County Sheriff
Mar 17, 20Legal Responses to COVID-19
Mar 16, 20Legal Help & Support During COVID-19
Mar 13, 20Emergency Measures Needed
Mar 11, 20Boston’s New ICE Policy Excludes Community Voices
Mar 09, 20Boston Police Must Comply With Public Records Law, Judge Rules
Feb 28, 20Statement on Hate Crimes Charges in Boston
Feb 24, 20Mother and 15-Year-Old Daughter Endure Hate Crime in Boston
Feb 07, 20Impact of Census Income on Public Benefits
Feb 03, 20Community Groups File Civil Rights Complaint To Halt Suffolk Downs Approval
Jan 30, 20New Immigration Resources