Monthly Archives: March 2017

ACLU Files Class Action Lawsuit Against DHS Challenging Months – Long Delays in Bringing Detained Immigrants, Asylum Seekers Before Judges

SAN DIEGO, CA – The ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties (“San Diego ACLU”), Fish & Richardson P.C., and the Law Offices of Leonard B. Simon P.C. filed a class action lawsuit in federal court yesterday against the U.S….

Why the Only Way to Fix the Muslim Ban Is Not to Have a Muslim Ban

By Cody Wofsy, Skadden Fellow, ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project Today President Trump signed a new Muslim ban. The new executive order is a major retreat by the administration, reflecting that, as courts around the country have recognized, the original order…

ACLU Calls for Investigation Into Potential Perjury by Sessions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 2, 2017 CONTACT: Steve Smith, 212-519-7811, NEW YORK— Following reports that Attorney General Jeff Sessions had contact with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak during the 2016 presidential campaign, the America Civil Liberties Union is calling for…