Lawsuits

We are constantly working to uncover the unlawful actions taken by the Executive Branch, and bring legal action on behalf of the Americans who are harmed. Take a look at our most recent work:

Uncovering Details on Abrupt Cancellation of Grants to Help Human Trafficking Victims

We sued the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Department of Justice, and the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness for unlawfully withholding records explaining why the Trump administration cut funding for human trafficking victims days after an announcement that the funds could be used to support non-citizen victims.

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Requesting Interior IG Investigate Bernhardt’s Decision to Stack Bears Ears Monument Committee With Monument Opponents

We requested that the Interior Inspector General investigate whether Sec. Bernhardt violated the law by stacking a committee designed to protect Bears Ears monument with individuals intent on shrinking it.

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Healthy Gulf v. Bernhardt

Stopping Interior from secretly weakening offshore safety drilling rules

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Asylum seekers, RAICES v. Cuccinelli, USCIS

Stopping the Trump administration from unlawfully ignoring the human toll on asylum seekers with its new asylum directives, on behalf of seven asylum seekers and RAICES.

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American Oversight and Democracy Forward Foundation v. Department of Veterans Affairs

We sued VA Secretary Wilkie for failing to recover his predecessor’s private emails with the Mar-a-Lago Crowd

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Demanding Removal of Acting USCIS Director Cuccinelli

With a coalition of immigration and civil rights groups, we explained why Cuccinelli’s appointment is unlawful and demanded his removal.

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