Monthly Archives: February 2019

ACLU Files Lawsuit Challenging National Emergency Declaration Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of Sierra Club and Southern Border Communities Coalition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 19, 2019 CONTACT: media@aclu.org; (212) 549-2666 ACLU Files Lawsuit Challenging National Emergency Declaration Lawsuit Filed on Behald of Sierra Club and Southern Border Communities Coalition SAN FRANCISCO — The American Civil Liberties Union, Sierra Club, ACLU of…

ACLU to Challenge National Emergency Declaration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 15, 2019 CONTACT: Abdullah Hasan, 646-905-8879, ahasan@aclu.org NEW YORK — The American Civil Liberties Union today announced that it will file a lawsuit challenging President Trump’s emergency powers declaration to secure funds to build a wall…

Groups File Lawsuit Against Trump Policy Forcibly Returning Asylum Seekers to Mexico

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 14, 2019 CONTACT: Inga Sarda-Sorensen, ACLU, 212-284-7347, isarda-sorensen@aclu.org Jen Fuson, SPLC, 202-834-6209, jen.fuson@splcenter.org Brianna Krong, CGRS, 415-581-8835, krongbrianna@uchastings.edu SAN FRANCISCO — The American Civil Liberties Union, Southern Poverty Law Center, and Center for Gender & Refugee Studies filed a federal lawsuit today…

ACLU Files Motion to Intervene to Compel Law Enforcement Agencies To Comply With New Public Records Law (SB 1421)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 12, 2019 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes esifuentes@aclusandiego.org SAN DIEGO – The ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties (ACLUF-SDIC) on Monday filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit by several police unions seeking to prevent…

ACLU of California Commends Governor for Assigning National Guard to Locations Where They are Actually Needed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 11, 2019 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes esifuentes@aclusandiego.org (619) 501-3408 SAN DIEGO – Please attribute the following statement to Norma Chavez-Peterson, executive director of the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties, speaking on behalf of the three…