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AFL Sues the Department of Homeland Security for Records About the Biden Administration’s Alliance with Big Tech to Spy on Private Citizens’ Social Media Activity

April 11, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, America First Legal filed a lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security and its component agency, the Office of Intelligence and Analysis, to compel the release of records relating to how DHS uses its intelligence capabilities on everyday citizens who happen to share conservative content on social media platforms.  In June […]

AFL Sues CDC to Get Answers About the Biden Admin Working With Big Tech to Censor the American People

April 11, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, America First Legal filed an important lawsuit against the Biden Administration’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to uncover information about its collaboration with big tech companies in determining what is “misinformation” and “disinformation.” In July, America First Legal submitted a FOIA request to uncover the degree to which […]

AFL Opens Investigation Into the Biden Administration’s Failure to Enforce Title VI to Fight Discrimination Rooted in Antisemitism

April 11, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, America First Legal (AFL) opened a new investigation, filing a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with the Biden Administration’s Department of Education seeking answers as to why it is abandoning implementation of Executive Order 13,899, and turning its back on Jewish college and university students across the country.  In […]

FIGHTING DOUBLE STANDARDS: AFL SEEKS COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN GOVERNMENT AGENCIES AND ACLU NATIONAL LEGAL DIRECTOR (AND SPOUSE OF FEDERAL JUDGE)

April 7, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In recent weeks, there have been repeated calls by prominent members on the left to take action–even impeach–Justice Clarence Thomas because of his wife’s political activities. As AFL has previously explained, this is nothing more than a continuation of the three-decade-long campaign to smear and discredit Justice Thomas because he does not […]

AFL Targets Another Biden Administration Effort to Collaborate With Establishment Media and Social Media Companies

April 7, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Earlier this week, America First Legal (AFL) filed another set of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests with the U.S. Department of State (State) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS), continuing its investigation into the extent of the Biden Administration’s ongoing use of the federal government’s influence over mainstream and social media companies. The […]

ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY: AFL Reflects On First Year Accomplishments

April 6, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Just one year ago today, former top-ranking Trump Administration officials launched America First Legal (AFL), a conservative nonprofit organization committed to upholding America First principles and combating the left’s radical and lawless agenda.  In just one year, AFL has successfully led the fight to combat President Joe Biden’s “equity” agenda, defend America’s […]

AFL Challenges Potential Waste of Corporate Assets and Compliance Violations by Disney, Calls for Disney’s Board of Directors to Release Information Related to Woke Ideology, CCP

April 5, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Disney name has been cherished and celebrated by American families for almost a century. Walt Disney spent his life creating a genre intended to entertain America’s children and their families. Iconic, beloved, and trusted for generations, Disney has been warmly welcomed into American homes without hesitation. But as Americans have seen […]

America First Legal Demands Answers About New Biden Administration Efforts To Grant Administrative Amnesty To Potentially Hundreds Of Thousands Of Illegal Aliens Facing Deportation In Immigration Court

April 5, 2022

WASHINGTON, DC – America First Legal (AFL) has filed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests with the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security seeking records about the Biden Administration’s latest efforts to frustrate and prevent the enforcement of federal law against illegal aliens–by effectively granting administrative amnesty to illegal aliens who have pending cases in […]

LITIGATION UPDATE: IN LAWSUIT AGAINST BIDEN TRANSGENDER EDICTS, AFL UPDATES COURT FOLLOWING DOJ THREATS AGAINST DOCTORS

April 4, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, America First Legal (AFL) filed a supplemental document in Neese v. Becerra, AFL’s ongoing federal lawsuit on behalf of a putative class of doctors, warning that the Biden Administration is attempting to intimidate doctors throughout the country into prescribing puberty blockers and so-called “hormone therapy” for children, as well as referrals […]

AFL Demands Answers From Federal Agencies Regarding The Implementation Of Biden’s ‘Racial Equity’ Agenda

March 31, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, America First Legal filed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests at nearly every federal agency seeking documents related to the implementation of President Joe Biden’s Executive Order 13985, which directed each federal agency to produce an Equity Action Plan.  On his first day in office, President Joe Biden signed Executive Order […]

AFL Releases Printable Version of “The Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment: A Toolkit For Parents”

March 28, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, America First Legal (AFL) released a printable “The Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment: A Toolkit for Parents” to help parents protect their children against woke school boards, administrators, and teachers. This toolkit informs parents of their rights under the Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA), and is a companion to the […]

America First Legal Excoriates Biden Administration For Issuing Radical New Regulation Codifying Open Borders

March 24, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, to facilitate its destructive and radical catch-and-release policies, the Biden Administration formally announced new regulations that unlawfully interfere with the immigration enforcement system designed by Congress. The regulations will publish in the Federal Register on Monday, March 28, and will become effective 60 days after publication in the Federal Register.  Last […]

AFL FOIAs HHS, Seeking Information On Biden’s Abortion Task Force

March 23, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, America First Legal (AFL) filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with the Department of Health and Human Services seeking records that will demonstrate the Biden Administration’s radical push to expand abortion access through HHS’s recently formed “Task Force on Reproductive Healthcare Access.” President Biden and Secretary Becerra have demonstrated […]

VICTORY: AFL-Backed Lawsuit Wins Preliminary Injunction In Case Filed by Ohio, Arizona, and Montana Against Biden Administration’s Radical Anti-ICE Edicts

March 22, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – America First Legal President Stephen Miller issued the following statement after the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio issued an order preliminarily enjoining the Biden Administration’s criminal alien policies in a lawsuit filed by Ohio, Arizona, and Montana.  For months, America First Legal has worked closely with Arizona in […]

AFL Blasts Biden Administration’s Continued Decimation of Our Borders – New Numbers Reveal Over 318,000 Illegal Aliens Released into the United States in Just the Last Five Months

March 21, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Over just the last five months, the Biden Administration’s data show that it has directly released over 318,000 illegal aliens from the border into communities all across the United States. This unprecedented decimation of the security of our borders–and the mass catch and release of hundreds of thousands of aliens into the […]

AFL FOIAs The Biden Administration To Expose Its Activities and Plans to Divide Jerusalem, Support BDS, and Facilitate Palestinian Violence

March 21, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, America First Legal (AFL) filed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests for State Department records that will begin exposing the Biden Administration’s activities and plans to divide Jerusalem and build Palestinian capabilities that it knows will be used for terror attacks against Jews and other Israelis.  These activities and plans […]

Seven New States Join Forces with AFL and Texas In Lawsuit Over Biden Illegal Alien Resettlement Program

March 15, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, seven new states–Alabama, Arizona, Idaho, Kentucky, Louisiana, South Carolina, and Utah–joined a lawsuit against the Biden Administration that challenges its implementation of an unlawful program to bring the relatives of illegal aliens into the United States: the Central American Minors (CAM) Program.  The CAM Program–which Congress did not create–establishes a program […]

America First Legal Applauds Texas Supreme Court Ruling That Ends The Texas Heartbeat Act Litigation

March 15, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, the Supreme Court of Texas unanimously ruled that state officials lack authority to enforce the Texas Heartbeat Act, ending a legal challenge to the statute brought by Texas abortion providers. The justices held that the Texas Heartbeat Act may be enforced only through civil-enforcement lawsuits filed by private citizens, leaving […]

AFL FOIAs To Expose the Biden Administration’s Coordination With the Left’s Vicious Smear Campaign Against Justice Clarence and Virginia Thomas

March 14, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, America First Legal (AFL) filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with the Department of Justice, seeking records regarding the radical left’s and the Biden Administration’s coordinated smear campaign against U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and his wife, Virginia Thomas.  For thirty years, the left has launched racist, spurious, […]

America First Legal Seeks Two Federal Investigations on Attorney General Merrick Garland’s Infamous Oct. 4th Memo Siccing the FBI on Concerned Parents

March 14, 2022

WASHINGTON, DC — Two weeks ago, America First Legal (AFL) urged the Office of Special Counsel (OSC) to investigate the Biden Administration for engaging in prohibited political activities in violation of the Hatch Act related to the 2021 Virginia state gubernatorial election. And last week, OSC confirmed that it had opened a case file about […]

BIG VICTORY ON TITLE 42: America First Legal & AG Paxton Win Preliminary Injunction Against Biden’s Mass Release of Illegal Alien Minors at the Border

March 5, 2022

WASHINGTON, DC – The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas just issued an order in a case where AFL serves as outside counsel for the State of Texas. Last year, the State of Texas sued the Biden Administration for failing to use Title 42 for all illegal aliens along the southwest […]

AFL Files SCOTUS Brief On Behalf Of Coach Who Was Fired For Silently Praying After High-School Football Games

March 4, 2022

WASHINGTON, DC – Earlier this week, America First Legal (AFL) filed an amicus brief at the Supreme Court of the United States in Kennedy v. Bremerton School District–a case involving a high school football coach who was fired for nothing more than praying silently at midfield after football games in the State of Washington.  The […]

AFL Joins as Co-Counsel in Filing For Emergency Injunction At SCOTUS In Pennsylvania Redistricting Case

March 1, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, America First Legal joined as co-counsel in a significant case involving a redistricting plan in Pennsylvania, filing an emergency application against the Acting Secretary of the Commonwealth, the Director for the Pennsylvania Bureau of Election Services, and the Governor. AFL seeks a writ of injunction from the Supreme Court of the […]

Victory By America First Legal On Behalf of New Mexico’s Covid Patients: New Mexico ABANDONS Its Race-Based COVID Treatment Policy

March 1, 2022

WASHINGTON, DC – – Today, the New Mexico Department of Health sent a letter to America First Legal (AFL) announcing its discontinuation of policies that directed the rationing of COVID-19 treatment based on race. This response comes after AFL sent a letter on February 9, 2022 to New Mexico threatening legal action against the state’s […]

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