Oct 15,2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 15, 2019 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes 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 unaccompanied immigrant children in U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP)... Read More

Oct 10,2019

The ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties (ACLUF-SDIC) is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 civil liberties and civil rights organization working to advance equality, freedom, and justice. While there are many ACLU affiliate offices around the country, our work covers the length of California’s border with Mexico. We work collaboratively with our sister affiliates in... Read More

Sep 18,2019

The following is the testimony delivered by ACLU-SDIC Policy Associate, Chelsey Birgisdóttir, as she spoke before the Public Safety and Liveable Neighborhoods Committee. Good morning, Councilmembers. My name is Chelsey Birgisdottir. I am a policy associate with the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties. Please keep in mind that the data collected under AB 953 is more... Read More

Sep 11,2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 11, 2019 Press Contacts: Daisy Vieyra,, 916-824-3266 Elizabeth Leslie,, 916-842-7737 SACRAMENTO–Today, the California Legislature approved SB 72, legislation by State Senator Thomas J. Umberg (D-Santa Ana) that will allow all eligible Californians to register to vote and cast a ballot at polling sites... Read More

Sep 10,2019

In July 2018, the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation and the ACLU Foundations of Southern California, Northern California, and San Diego and Imperial Counties, along with the law firm of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP and the National Center for Youth Law, sued the County of Riverside on behalf of students and the non-profit mentoring organization Sigma... Read More