Yearly Archives: 2020

Have you experienced abuses by law enforcement? Call us.

The ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties is investigating recent abuses by law enforcement officers, both at protests against police brutality and otherwise. If you have experienced and are seeking legal help for recent abuses by law enforcement officers…

ACLU Seeks DHS Inspector General Review of Border Patrol’s Verbal Abuse of People in its Custody and Overhaul of Disciplinary Procedures

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 7, 2020 CONTACT: Edgar Hopida, ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties, 619-913-0719, ehopida@aclusandiego.org SAN DIEGO – Today, the ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties (ACLUF-SDIC) and the ACLU Border Rights Center filed…

ACLU Statement on the Supreme Court’s Decision to Uphold DACA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 18, 2020 CONTACT: Nicky Vogt, 610-389-1314, nvogt@aclu.org WASHINGTON — In a 5-4 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected the Trump administration’s attempt to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and jeopardize the lives…

ACLU Calls for a Reduction in Population at Imperial Regional Detention Facility During COVID-19 Pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 12, 2020 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes, ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties, 619-501-3408, esifuentes@aclusandiego.org IMPERIAL – Today, the ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties (ACLUF-SDIC), together with Cooley LLP, filed a motion for…

ACLU of California Statement on the Governor’s Executive Order on the November General Election

Media Contact: Janine Shimomura 916-824-3266, jshimomura@acluca.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 3, 2020 SACRAMENTO – Today, Governor Newsom issued an executive order to ensure that Californians can exercise their right to vote in a safe, secure and accessible manner during the…