Monthly Archives: November 2018

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…

ACLU Responds to Reports CBP is Using Tear Gas Against Migrants at the Border

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 25, 2018 CONTACT: Mia Jacobs, 201-919-0333, [email protected] WASHINGTON — Reports released today indicate that Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents are using tear gas against migrants attempting to seek asylum at the San Ysidro port of entry at the Mexico/California…

Bilingual Legal Investigators

Job Announcement ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties Bilingual Legal Investigators The ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties (ACLUF-SDIC) is seeking three skilled, full- time multicultural & bilingual Legal Investigators based out of Imperial County, CA,…

Civil, Human Rights Organizations Urge Federal Immigration Authorities to Release Asylum-Seeking Migrants in a Responsible Manner, Public Asked for Support and Compassion

At a press conference convened today by the San Diego Rapid Response Network, ACLU-SDIC Executive Director, Norma Chávez-Peterson delivered the following statement: Good afternoon. Thank you for joining us today for this briefing on an urgent humanitarian concern regarding asylum-seeking…

ACLU Urges Council Not To Approve Mayor’s Request For “Urban Area Security” Grant

The following is the written statement submitted to the San Diego City Council. Good Afternoon, Council President Cole and esteemed City Councilmembers. My name is Chloe Triplett. I am a policy advocate for the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial…