Monthly Archives: April 2010

Statement on Bilbray’s and Hunter’s Extremist Comments about Immigration

The following statement may be attributed to Kevin Keenan, Executive Director, ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties. “It appears Arizona’s inhumane profiling law is already having a spill-over effect in California. San Diego Congressmen Bilbray and Hunter have made…

San Diegans United to Oppose Arizona’s Anti-Immigration Law

A broad and diverse range of faith and civil rights organizations and leaders representing more than 40 organizations and communities are joining together today to stand up in opposition to the irresponsible and inhumane SB 1070, signed into law in…

URGENT VIGIL in Solidarity with the People of Arizona – TONIGHT

Vigil Tonight Stand in Solidarity with The People of Arizona – Denounce SB 1070!   SB 1070, signed into law by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer on Friday, makes it illegal for immigrants to not carry alien registration documents, and requires…

Victim of Persecution Finally Released from Immigration Prison

April 20, 2010 SAN DIEGO – After more than twenty months in detention in an immigration prison, Somali victim of grave persecution Abdala Warsame Abdille was released by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) late Friday evening into the care…

ACLU Raises Concerns about Tea Party Marine’s Ability to Speak Out

Asserting the rights of servicemembers to comment freely on issues of public concern, the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties today sent a letter to Camp Pendleton’s commanding officer urging the Marine Corps to ensure that a censored sergeant…