Monthly Archives: August 2014

ACLU Achieves Class Action Lawsuit Settlement That Ends Deceitful Immigration Practices

  * * * * * IMPORTANT UPDATE –  August 28, 2014 On August 28, 2014, the federal court granted the plaintiffs’ motion for preliminary approval of the class-wide portion of the settlement.  There will now be a 120 day…

ACLU Sues U.S. Government over Life-Threatening Deportation Processes

WASHINGTON — The American Civil Liberties Union, American Immigration Council, National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild, and National Immigration Law Center today sued the federal government to challenge its policies denying a fair deportation process to mothers and…

Escondido City Council to Consider Housing for Immigrant Children

  This summer, the Escondido Planning Commission denied a Conditional Use Permit to provide housing for unaccompanied immigrant children. The ACLU is concerned that the City is undermining the rights of immigrants and violating the law. The ACLU of San…

ACLU Celebrates the Constitution and Bill of Rights! Constitution Day 2014

  September 17th is Constitution Day! On September 17, 1787, the 55 delegates to the Constitutional Convention held their final meeting. Only one item of business occupied the agenda that day: to sign the Constitution of the United States of…

Judge affirms CA’s duty to ensure vital instruction for thousands of English Learner students

LOS ANGELES — A state judge issued a ruling today affirming the state’s obligation to ensure that school districts deliver essential language instruction to thousands of underserved English learner (EL) students as state and federal law require. Los Angeles County Superior…