Monthly Archives: March 2016

A Woman With a Disability and PTSD Waited For an Asylum Interview.

By Mitra Ebadolahi, Border Litigation Project Staff Attorney at ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties (Originally posted on the @SDACLU Medium page) Last Thursday, March 17, Nicole Ramos, a U.S. immigration lawyer, escorted her client M. to the San…

SDACLU’s Border Litigation Project Protests CBP’s Denial of Food to Asylum Seekers

Today, the ACLU of San Diego’s Border Litigation Project sent a complaint letter to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, protesting CBP’s denial of food to asylum seekers awaiting credible fear interviews at the San Ysidro Port of Entry.  Last week,…

En materia de abusos del gobierno, democracia y pobreza, California tiene trabajo que hacer

Cada año, la ACLU de California patrocina varios proyectos de ley en la Legislatura de California. ¿Qué significa patrocinar un proyecto de ley? Usualmente significa que colaboramos con otros grupos de defensa y con el autor legislativo para redactar el…

Districting & Redistricting: Advocacy and Outreach Materials

Districting, and subsequently redistricting,  can be a powerful tool in empowering historically disenfranchised populations by guaranteeing elected official must live in – and therefore understand – their community. The ACLU of California Voting Rights teams has been involved in numerous…

California: Abusos de ICE y de la Patrulla Fronteriza

Información errónea de las acciones del Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas (ICE) puede hacer que la gente tema salir de su hogar. A principios de este año, se difundieron rumores de que hubieron “redadas” de ICE a nivel…