Monthly Archives: March 2018

Deported Army Veteran Hector Barajas Granted U.S. Citizenship

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 29, 2018 MEDIA CONTACTS: ACLU SoCal Communications & Media Advocacy, 213-977-5252, 626-755-4129 communications@aclusocal.org ACLU San Diego, 619-501-3408 esifuentes@aclusandiego.org, (619) 501-3408 Deported Army Veteran Hector Barajas Granted U.S. Citizenship Barajas is Believed to be the First Deported…

Bay Area Residents Stuck in Immigration Detention File Class Action Lawsuit Against Sessions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 27, 2018 CONTACTS: Amalia Wille, Van Der Hout, Brigagliano & Nightingale, LLP, 415-821-8808, awil@vblaw.com Law Offices of Matthew H. Green, 520-882-8852,matt@arizonaimmigration.net Alison Pennington, Centro Legal de la Raza, 510-679-1608,apennington@centrolegal.org ACLU SoCal Communications & Media Advocacy, 213-977-5252,communications@aclusocal.org…

ACLU Comment on Trump Administration Plan to Include Citizenship Question in 2020 Census

CONTACT: Inga Sarda-Sorensen, 347-514-3984, isarda-sorensen@aclu.org NEW YORK — The Trump administration announced it will include a question about U.S. citizenship in the 2020 census. Dale Ho, director of the ACLU’s Voting Rights Project, had this reaction: “The Trump administration’s decision…

ACLU: Greyhound Must Stop Giving Border Patrol Permission to Conduct Bus Raids

Greyhound buses, once a symbol of travel on America’s vast highways, have become rolling traps where U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents routinely board to unlawfully interrogate, detain and arrest passengers. The agents, with the agreement of Greyhound, stage surprise…

Asylum-Seeking Mother and Daughter Reunited After ACLU Lawsuit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 16, 2018 CONTACT: Inga Sarda-Sorensen, 347-514-3984, isarda-sorensen@aclu.org CHICAGO — The Congolese mother and her 7-year-old daughter at the center of a family separation case that sparked national outrage were reunited tonight. The American Civil Liberties Union…