Monthly Archives: March 2018

ACLU of San Diego To Join Faith Leaders and Elected Officials To Urge Trump to Solve the DACA Crisis He Created

SAN DIEGO – While President Trump visits his border wall prototypes in Otay Mesa on Tuesday, the ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties will join faith leaders and elected officials to reject his cruel anti-immigrant agenda at 12 pm…

ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties Hires Distinguished Imperial Valley Native

SAN DIEGO – The ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties is proud to announce hiring of Imperial Valley native Crystal Quezada to its staff. As the ACLU SDIC’s Senior Community Advocate in Imperial County, she will increase the civil…

Trump Administration Releases Asylum-Seeking Mother Following ACLU Lawsuit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 6, 2018 CONTACT: Inga Sarda-Sorensen, 347-514-3984, isarda-sorensen@aclu.org NEW YORK — Just days after the American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit to reunite an asylum-seeking mom (“Ms. L”) and her 7-year-old daughter, the government has…

ACLU of California Statement On Trump Administration’s Lawsuit Against California Over Its Pro-Immigrant Legislation

Los Angeles – Please attribute the following statement to Jennie Pasquarella, director of immigrants’ rights for the ACLU of California, in regards to the Trump administration’s lawsuit against the State of California over its recently enacted laws Senate Bill 54…

Spread California Love for the Defiant Ones

By Amir Whitaker Define “defiance.” I’ve posed this statement to school administrators across the country after they’ve used it to kick students out of school. Some for dancing, breaking the dress code, or not paying attention. I myself had this…