Archivos del Autor: Alison Ross

Civil, Human Rights Organizations Urge Federal Immigration Authorities to Release Asylum-Seeking Migrants in a Responsible Manner, Public Asked for Support and Compassion

At a press conference convened today by the San Diego Rapid Response Network, ACLU-SDIC Executive Director, Norma Chávez-Peterson delivered the following statement: Good afternoon. Thank you for joining us today for this briefing on an urgent humanitarian concern regarding asylum-seeking…

ACLU of California Changes Position to Oppose Bail Reform Legislation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 20, 2018 CONTACT: Daisy Vieyra [email protected], 916-824-3266 ACLU of California Changes Position to Oppose Bail Reform Legislation SACRAMENTO – Today, the Executive Directors of the ACLU California affiliates announced a change to the ACLU’s position on…

ACLU Comment on Central American Families Waiting to Apply for Asylum at Border

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 30, 2018 CONTACT: Gabriela Melendez, 202-715-0826, [email protected] WASHINGTON — Fifty asylum-seekers from Central America are waiting at the border near San Diego to be processed by the federal government. U.S. and international law dictate that noncitizens…