Monthly Archives: June 2014

U.S. Citizen Caught in Kafkaesque Immigration Nightmare

  SAN DIEGO – Citing Supreme Court precedent and existential Czechoslovakian literature, the San Diego ACLU sued top immigration officials for unconstitutionally preventing a born-and-raised U.S. citizen from returning to the United States from Mexico. Like Joseph K. in Franz…

Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Abused by U.S. Officials in Detention

Widespread abuse of unaccompanied immigrant children at the hands of U.S. border officials spurred a group of civil and human rights organizations to file a complaint today on behalf of more than 100 children, each of whom reported experiencing abuse…

SDPD, Addressing Police Misconduct, to Wear Body Cameras

  After months of scandal, we are pleased to hear that the San Diego Police Department is taking steps towards addressing police misconduct. As announced today, many of SDPD’s officers will now wear body cameras. While body cameras can do…

Make Sure You’re Covered!

On January 1, 2014, Medi-Cal (California’s public health insurance program for people with low income) expanded to include many more people, including adults without dependent children. As a result, many people who were previously denied are now eligible for free health coverage….