Category Archives: Immigrant Justice



Spring 2021 Asylum Seminar

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area (LCCRSF) presents our Spring 2021 Asylum Seminar providing an in- depth, online training in asylum law and procedure and a discussion of hot topics relevant to recent developments in this rapidly changing area of law. The seminar will consist of 5 sessions with … Continue reading Spring 2021 Asylum Seminar



LCCRSF Statement on Anti-Asian Violence

LCCRSF Statement on Anti-Asian Violence    Last night, eight people were brutally murdered in Atlanta, Georgia in the span of an hour by a white supremacist who targeted three Asian massage parlors. Seven of them were women, six of them were Asian women, and it is clear that this was a racist, misogynist attack on Asian women. While there is still little information … Continue reading LCCRSF Statement on Anti-Asian Violence



Ninth Circuit Court Rules that ICE Neglected Immigrants in Detention During Pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 18, 2021 MEDIA CONTACTS: Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area, Sam Lew, slew@lccrsf.org, 415-272-8022 ACLU SoCal Communications & Media Advocacy: communications@aclusocal.org, 626-755-4129 SF Public Defender’s Office, 628.249-7946, Valerie.Ibarra@sfgov.org ACLU NorCal: press@aclunc.org, (415) 621-2493 Ninth Circuit Court Rules that ICE Neglected Immigrants in Detention During Pandemic The Court Affirms Likely Constitutional Violation in Detention of … Continue reading Ninth Circuit Court Rules that ICE Neglected Immigrants in Detention During Pandemic



Fall 2020 Asylum Seminar

On September 22, 2020, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area (LCCRSF) presented our Fall 2020 Asylum Seminar providing an in-depth, online training in asylum law and procedure, best practices by seasoned immigration attorneys, and a discussion of hot topics relevant to recent developments in this rapidly changing area of law. 



Take Action Now to Protect Asylum Seekers

Call to Action The right to seek asylum from persecution and harm is enshrined in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which the U.S. promoted and signed in 1948.  Since Day One, the Trump Administration has launched xenophobic and un-American attacks against the U.S. asylum system. From separating families at the border, to attempting to ban asylum seekers who did not enter through an official … Continue reading Take Action Now to Protect Asylum Seekers