On September 5, 2012, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, plaintiff Muhammad Salah, a U.S. citizen residing in Illinois, filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of...
Updated: July 24, 2013
National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON) v. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE) was a Freedom of Information (FOIA) lawsuit that forced the U.S. government to release...
Updated: July 13, 2022
Blackman v. Holder is one of several cases in which the Center for Constitutional Rights submitted amicus briefs in support of non-citizens seeking relief from immigration detention. It involves a...
Updated: November 27, 2013
CCR filed an amicus (“friend of the court”) brief in a criminal case on appeal before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in support of the reversal of Defendant-Appellant Tarek Mehanna’s...
Updated: August 30, 2021
A class action lawsuit challenging the 9/11 immigration detentions.
Updated: July 5, 2022
FOIA request seeking information on controversial immigration detention bed quotas.
Updated: December 3, 2019
A due process challenge to the Communications Management Units (CMUs), two highly restrictive federal prison units that segregate certain prisoners and severely limit and control their communication...
Updated: March 1, 2022
Challenging the rendition to torture in Syria of Canadian citizen Maher Arar by U.S. government officials. [Past Case]
Updated: August 11, 2021
Challenges the NYPD’s suspicionless surveillance of Muslim Americans on the basis of their Muslim identity
Updated: March 18, 2022
Freedom of Information Request with DHS and ICE seeking information related to ICE’s home raids policies and arrest data in general as well as the particulars of a December 2011 ICE warrantless home...
Updated: April 19, 2019