Yearly Archives: 2016

On Immigration, a Ray of Fairness Shines Bright in California

By Carmen Iguina This week, California state lawmakers introduced three groundbreaking bills that could prevent thousands of immigrants from being torn from their families, communities, and the lives they built here. SB 6 gives immigrants facing deportation a shot at a…

SDACLU Demands Public Records Proving Charter School Did Not Discriminate Against Transgender Student

SAN DIEGO, CA – The ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties (“ACLU-SDIC”) filed suit in California Superior Court yesterday against e3 Civic High School (“e3”), a charter school located in the downtown San Diego Central Library building. ACLU-SDIC and…

ACLU Applauds California Lawmakers for Standing by Immigrant Communities

SACRAMENTO–Today, California lawmakers introduced Assembly Bill 3 and Senate Bill 6 to provide legal representation to the state’s immigrant communities who will be targeted by the federal government’s efforts to ramp up deportation programs and go after new classes of…

SDACLU Applauds Study Recommendations To Address Biased Policing

SAN DIEGO, CA – Norma Chavez-Peterson, Executive Director of the San Diego ACLU delivered the following statement regarding the final SDSU Study of SDPD Traffic Stop data during the 2pm meeting of the Public Safety & Livable Neighborhoods Committee Meeting…

Immigrants’ Rights in Trump’s America: Know Them

Donald Trump’s campaign promises and his victory last week have created deep anxiety among immigrants and our allies in California. Within the ACLU of California, many of us feel directly and personally affected by threats to our communities. This is…