Author Archives: Ferchil Ramos

Federal Court Upholds SB 54, the CA Values Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 18, 2019   MEDIA CONTACT: ACLU SoCal Communications and Media Advisory,[email protected], 213-977-5252. SAN FRANCISCO —Today, the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the Trump administration’s attempt to suspend the California law SB 54 that limits local…

ACLU Files Amicus Brief in Suit to Remove San Diegan from the CalGang Database

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 5, 2019 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes [email protected] (619) 501-3408 SAN DIEGO – Today, the ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties (ACLUF-SDIC) submitted an amicus brief in the case of a southeastern San Diego man seeking…

ACLU Statement on Trump’s Visit to Calexico

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 5, 2019 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes [email protected] (619) 501-3408 SAN DIEGO — Today, President Trump is visiting Calexico, Calif., in the Imperial Valley to tour a 30-foot-tall, 2.2-mile section of replacement border fence, decry what he is…

Concealing police misconduct undermines public trust

By Jonathan Markovitz SAN DIEGO – When 42-year-old Fridoon Rawshan Nehad was shot and killed by a San Diego police officer four years ago, his grieving family wanted answers. But California’s secretive public records laws protecting officer misconduct prevented them…

Job Announcement: Policy Advocate

The ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties (ACLUF-SDIC) is seeking a full-time Policy Advocate. The ACLUF-SDIC is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 civil liberties and civil rights organization working to advance equality, freedom, and justice. ACLUF-SDIC affiliate covers the length…