Monthly Archives: April 2017

ACLU de California denuncia la orwelliana iniciativa “VOICE” de la Administración Trump

LOS ÁNGELES – El Departamento de Seguridad Nacional presentó hoy su iniciativa “VOICE”. Jennie Pasquarella, Directora de Derechos de los Inmigrantes de la ACLU de California, respondió de esta forma: “Al presentar lo que equivale a una grotesca herramienta de propaganda…

A Victory for Digital Privacy: AB 165 Halted in California Assembly

Sacramento, CA— Facing staunch coalition opposition, Assembly Member Jim Cooper has pulled AB 165 from consideration by the Assembly Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee. More than 60 leading civil rights organizations, major technology companies, and school community groups banded together…

ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties Files Lawsuit Demanding Documents on Implementation of Trump Muslim Ban

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 12, 2017 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes [email protected] 619-398-4497 ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties Files Lawsuit Demanding Documents on Implementation of Trump Muslim Ban SAN DIEGO — The American Civil Liberties Union of San Diego and…

California Could Soon Disentangle Itself from Trump’s Mass Deportations

By Jennie Pasquarella Two weeks ago, in Mendota, California, Esperanza, a mother of two young children, was driving to church when local police pulled her over for having tinted windows.  The officer issued Esperanza a fix-it ticket for the tinted…

ACLU Applauds California Bills to Reject Muslim Registry & Protect Immigrants from Mass Deportations

SACRAMENTO–Today, the California Senate approved three key measures to protect and advance the civil liberties and rights of California’s immigrant and Muslim communities. Natasha Minsker, Director with the ACLU of California Center for Advocacy and Policy, praised the Senate’s approval…