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AFL Requests Investigation Into Loudoun County School Board Member For Repeatedly Violating The Hatch Act & Attempting to Influence Political Elections

May 3, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, America First Legal asked the Department of Education (ED) to request an investigation from the Office of Special Counsel (OSC) into alleged Hatch Act Violations of a Loudoun County School Board Member. The Hatch Act works to keep our politics clean. Its purpose is to prevent officials from using their official […]

America First Legal Files Brief in Voting Rights Act Case

May 3, 2022

Asks SCOTUS to Declare Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act as Unconstitutional WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, America First Legal (AFL) filed an amicus brief at the Supreme Court of the United States in a case involving the State of Alabama’s 2021 redistricting plan. In its brief, AFL asks the Supreme Court of the United […]

MAJOR VICTORY: Court Allows AFL’s Lawsuit Against Biden Administration’s Transgender Policies to Proceed

April 29, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas ruled that America First Legal may proceed with its lawsuit challenging the Biden Admistration’s attempt to force doctors and medical professionals to engage in the sterilization and genital mutilation of children, which flouts every imaginable principle of medical ethics as […]

America First Legal and Texas File Urgent Lawsuit to Block Extreme Biden Regulation Awarding Green Cards To Newly-Arriving Illegal Aliens

April 28, 2022

New Rule Would Significantly Increase Lawlessness Already Out of Control at our Nation’s Southern Border   WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, America First Legal Foundation (“AFL”), partnering with Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and representing the State of Texas as outside counsel, sued the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security over a new rule that would radically reshape […]

MAJOR VICTORY: Fifth Circuit Orders Dismissal Of All Challenges To The Texas Heartbeat Act’s Private-Enforcement Provision

April 27, 2022

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, in another major victory, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued an order dismissing all challenges to the Texas Heartbeat Act’s private-enforcement provision. This ensures that the Texas Heartbeat Act will remain in effect, as abortion providers are left without any means to enjoin the statute’s enforcement on a […]

AFL: DHS Must Withdraw Proposed Rule That Will Encourage Abuse of Public Benefits

April 26, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last night, America First Legal submitted comments with the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) objecting to its February 24, 2022, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on the meaning of “public charge” under the immigration laws. AFL argues that DHS’s proposed new rule will encourage the abuse of myriad public benefits by illegal aliens, […]

America First Legal, Texas File NEW Lawsuit To Stop The Termination of Title 42

April 22, 2022

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, America First Legal partnered with the State of Texas to file a lawsuit and a motion for a preliminary injunction against the Biden Administration’s plans to terminate Title 42 on May 23, 2022.  The Biden Administration’s disastrous open border policies and its confusing and haphazard COVID-19 response have combined to create […]

America First Legal Sues School District of Philadelphia for Racist Admissions Policy

April 21, 2022

WASHINGTON, DC — This week, in a case involving a race-based admissions policy in the School District of Philadelphia, America First Legal joined as co-counsel in a lawsuit on behalf of Pennsylvania parents who will be harmed by the school district’s discriminatory, racist practices. In 2021, in the name of “antiracism” and “equity,” the School […]

In Brief Filed With Supreme Court, AFL Hammers Biden Administration’s Termination of MPP–Cites Alarming Statistic That Biden Administration Has Already Released More Than 750,000 Illegal Aliens Into the United States From the Border.

April 14, 2022

At current abysmal deportation rate, it would take DHS 14.5 years to deport just the aliens DHS has released into the United States over the last 13 months. Washington, D.C. — In an amicus brief filed today with the Supreme Court of the United States in a case involving the Department of Homeland Security’s (“DHS”) […]

America First Legal Warns President Biden: Congress Must Review Iran Deal

April 14, 2022

AFL Threatens Legal Action If Biden Flouts Federal Law to the Peril of the American People And Our Allies WASHINGTON, DC — Today, America First Legal (AFL) sent a letter to President Biden, threatening legal action to block any Biden Administration-Iran deal that is not submitted for Congressional review in compliance with the Iran Nuclear […]

America First Legal Foundation Files Federal Lawsuit on Behalf of Parent Against PA School District in Case Involving Access to CRT Materials

April 12, 2022

Asserts Violation of Father’s First Amendment Rights to Inspect CRT Teacher Materials  WASHINGTON, DC — Across America, school districts–through boards, administrators, and teachers–seek to indoctrinate America’s children with woke, Marxist ideology.  Parents are being shut out of their children’s education and essentially told to stand down as schools seek to destroy the sacred relationship between […]

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

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