Monthly Archives: September 2017

Groups Report Inhumane Conditions, Inadequate Medical Care, and Failure to Implement Agency Policy Limiting the Detention of Pregnant Women

WASHINGTON – The American Civil Liberties Union, the American Immigration Council, the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the Center for Refugee and Gender Studies, the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services, and the Women’s Refugee…

ACLU Comment on Trump Administration’s Possible New Travel Ban Restrictions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 22, 2017 CONTACT: Inga Sarda-Sorensen, 212-284-7347, [email protected] NEW YORK — The Trump administration is reportedly considering new travel ban restrictions. The American Civil Liberties Union and partner organizations are challenging Trump’s current Muslim ban, with Supreme Court…

California Legislature Approves Bill to Limit State and Local Role in Deportations

SACRAMENTO-Yesterday, the California Assembly and Senate both approved Senate Bill 54, the California Values Act. The bill, introduced by Senate President pro Tempore Kevin De León (D-Los Angeles), further cements the state’s commitment to protecting immigrants’ rights and ensuring the…

UPDATE: ICE Releases Pregnant Woman From Immigration Detention Facility

SAN DIEGO – In an unexpected turn of events, a pregnant woman being held at the Otay Mesa Detention Facility for more than a month was suddenly released Tuesday night. Maria Solis, an Oceanside mother of three young children, had…

There Is No Reason to Keep Pregnant Woman at Immigration Detention Facility

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 11, 2017 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes [email protected] 619-398-4497  ACLU: There Is No Reason to Keep Pregnant Woman at Immigration Detention Facility ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties Issues Letter Requesting Maria Solis be Released from ICE…