Date AnnouncedFeb. 5, 2020
DHS suspends enrollment in Global Entry and other Trusted Traveler programs (TTPs) for residents of New York state in response to state's enactment of Driver's License Access & Privacy Act limiting NY DMV info-sharing with DHS.
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Effective Date of ChangeFeb. 5, 2020
Subsequent ActionFebruary 7, 2020
NY AG announces plans to sue Trump Administration over policy preventing New York residents from accessing TTPs.NYT - New York to Sue Trump Administration Over Global Entry Freeze
Subsequent ActionFebruary 27, 2020
The New York Civil Liberties Union announced its intention to file a class-action lawsuit against DHS for its retaliatory suspension of enrollment and re-enrollment into the Global Entry program in New York.NYCLU to Sue DHS for Illegal Suspension of Global Entry Program for New Yorkers
Subsequent ActionJuly 23, 2020
On July 23, 2020, DHS restored New York residents' access to TTPs and acknowledged in a court filing that the agency made false statements in support of the original ban.NYT - Homeland Security Dept. Admits Making False Statements in Fight With N.Y.
**Litigation is listed for informational purposes and is not comprehensive. For the current status of legal challenges, check other sources.**
Type of Action: Change in Practice
Subject Matter: Sanctuary Restrictions