Yearly Archives: 2018

ACLU Responds to Second Migrant Child Death in CBP Custody

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 26, 2018CONTACT: Micah McCoy, (972) 740-6675 or [email protected] ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Today the ACLU of New Mexico responded to the tragic death of another immigrant child while in the custody of U.S. Customs and Border Protection. According…

ACLU Border Rights Center Statement on Child’s Death in Border Patrol Custody

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 13, 2018 CONTACT: Imelda Mejia, ACLU of Texas, 317-751-3014,[email protected] EL PASO –Reports released today brought to light the death of a 7-year-old girl who died of septic shock, fever, and dehydration while she was in Border…

ACLU-SDIC Expresses Privacy Concerns About Drone Surveillance Technology

The following testimony was presented at the Public Safety and Livable Neighborhoods committee meeting on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. Good Morning Chairman Cate and Councilmembers, My name is Chloe Triplett, I am a policy advocate with the ACLU of San…

Tell San Diego City Officials Your Opinion on Drone Testing

The City of San Diego is seeking public input for their upcoming testing of unmanned aircraft systems, also known as drones. San Diegans are invited to complete an online survey to weigh in before the proposed program advances any further….

After Their Traumatizing Journey, Asylum-Seeking Families Should Not Be Abandoned to Suffer On Our Streets

By Edward Sifuentes / ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties One night in late October, volunteers with the San Diego Rapid Response Network received the first of many reports of asylum-seeking migrant families being released on the streets of…