Monthly Archives: May 2018

ACLU Obtains Documents Showing Widespread Abuse of Child Immigrants in U.S. Custody

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 23, 2018 CONTACT: Gabriela Melendez, 202-715-0826, [email protected] WASHINGTON — Documents obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union featured in a new report released today show the pervasive abuse and neglect of unaccompanied immigrant children detained by…

Neglect & Abuse of Unaccompanied Children by U.S. Customs and Border Protection

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (“CRCL”) is the agency within DHS that is, according to its own website, responsible for “promoting respect for civil rights and civil liberties in policy creation and…

ACLU, University of Chicago Law School International Human Rights Clinic to Release Report on CBP Abuse of Immigrant Children

ACLU, University of Chicago Law School International Human Rights Clinic to Release Report on CBP Abuse of Immigrant Children ***Dial-In: 1-877-260-1479, Code: 4798999*** CONTACT: Gabriela Melendez, 202-715-0826, [email protected] WHAT: The American Civil Liberties Union’s Border Litigation Project and the International…

The California Values Act Protects Us All

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 16, 2018 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes [email protected] (619) 501-3408 A statement from the American Civil Liberties Union Foundations of California on today’s meeting at the White House regarding the California Values Act: “By meeting with President Trump…

ACLU Statement on San Diego City Council’s Decision to Sign On to Amicus Brief Against Trump Lawsuit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 15, 2018 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes [email protected] (619) 501-3408 SAN DIEGO – Today, the San Diego City Council voted to join the County of Santa Clara in an amicus brief opposing the Trump administration’s lawsuit against California’s…