Yearly Archives: 2005

Inter-American Commission Dismisses ACLU Challenge to Operation Gatekeeper

In 1999, the ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties and the California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation asked the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to find that Operation Gatekeeper was needlessly and illegally killing migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. The…

Right to Clean and Safe Schools, Textbooks, and Qualified Teachers

The ACLU, as part of a large coalition of civil rights groups, sued the state of California in 2000, alleging that California was negligent in assuring equal access to public education, since public schools serving poor children and children of…