Monthly Archives: June 2018

ACLU Demands the County of San Diego End Suspicionless Searches of CalWORKs Applicants’ Homes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 27, 2018 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes [email protected] (619) 501-3408 ACLU Demands the County of San Diego End Suspicionless Searches of CalWORKs Applicants’ Homes   SAN DIEGO – The ACLU Foundation of San Diego and Imperial Counties and…

Federal Court Orders Reunification of Thousands of Parents and Children Torn Apart by Trump Family Separation Policy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 26, 2018 CONTACT: Inga Sarda-Sorensen, 347-514-3984, [email protected] SAN DIEGO — A federal judge late tonight ordered the reunification of thousands of parents and children forcibly separated by the Trump administration. The American Civil Liberties Union sought the…

Stop Secretive Surveillance (SB 1186)

Californians deserve a voice and a seat at the table when it comes to law enforcement’s acquisition of surveillance technologies. Unfortunately, that is rarely the case in California, where law enforcement’s use of this technology invades our private lives and…

Dignity and Opportunity Act (SB 990)

Too often, LGBTQ people and others deemed vulnerable to assault in prison or jail are placed in segregated housing where they do not have access to the programming and work opportunities enjoyed by people in “general population.” Denial of education,…

ACLU COMMENT ON SUPREME COURT MUSLIM BAN RULING

WASHINGTON — In a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court has upheld the Trump administration’s third Muslim ban. The American Civil Liberties Union and partner organizations have challenged every version of the ban. Like previous versions, this one blocks immigrants and temporary…