Monthly Archives: June 2020

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…

Prepared Testimony to San Diego City Councilmembers: In Support of the Emergency Rental Assistance Program Proposal

The following is a prepared testimony delivered to the San Diego City Council by policy associate, Savana Doudar. Good Afternoon Council President Gomez and Councilmembers. My name is Savana Doudar. I am a policy associate for the ACLU of San…

The C.R.I.S.E.S Act (AB 2054)

In a time of crisis, CA has the opportunity to invest in community-led interventions proven more effective in impact and cost. Across CA, community organizations have been effectively responding to emergency situations. Now more than ever, it is time we…