Archivos del Autor: Ferchil Ramos

Family Subjected to MPP Will Not Be Returned to Mexico to Pursue Their Asylum Claim

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 14, 2019 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes, ACLUF of San Diego & Imperial Counties, 619-501-3408,esifuentes@aclusandiego.org Sandy Young, Jewish Family Service of San Diego, 619-295-7140,sandy@jwalcher.com SAN DIEGO – In a victory for immigrants’ rights, a Guatemalan family who had…

ACLU: Asylum Seekers Subject to Trump’s Remain in Mexico Policy Must be Given Access to Counsel

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 5, 2019 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes, ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties, 619-501-3408, esifuentes@aclusandiego.org Sandy Young, Jewish Family Service of San Diego, 619-295-7140, sandy@jwalcher.com SAN DIEGO – Today, the ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial…

We Must Stop Forcing Conformity on Intersex Bodies

By Elizabeth Gill and Bria Brown-King A core aspect of human autonomy and dignity is to be able to make decisions about our own bodies. But each year, doctors around the country continue to perform medically unnecessary, harmful surgeries on…

ACLU Completes Publication of Thousands of Government Documents Related to Alleged Abuse and Neglect of Immigrant Children in CBP Custody

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 15, 2019 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes esifuentes@aclusandiego.org 619-501-3408 SAN DIEGO – The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties (ACLUF-SDIC) has published a trove of documents related to the neglect and abuse of…

Governor Newsom Signs Groundbreaking Abortion Access Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 11, 2019 CONTACT: Alexa Garcia-Ditta alexa@conwaystrategic.com 512-861-8079 SACRAMENTO, Calif.  – Today, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 24 (Leyva), groundbreaking legislation that will require student health centers at all 34 California public universities to offer medication…