CBP Settles Lawsuit with ACLU Client Who Endured Invasive Cavity Searches

 HOUSTON – Today, the ACLU of Texas and the ACLU of New Mexico announced a record settlement in which U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) paid a New Mexico woman $475,000 for illegally subjecting her to... Read More

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LGBTQ Rights

New California History-Social Science Framework Approved by State Ed Board

SACRAMENTO -  The California State Board of Education announced today that it has adopted a new History-Social Science Framework. The Framework sets out guidelines for K-12 schools to implement content standards for... Read More

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ACLU Report Details How U.S. Failed Deported Vets

SAN DIEGO – The federal government’s failure to help naturalize immigrants serving in the U.S. military has led to the deportation of untold numbers of veterans, all of whom were entitled to become citizens because... Read More


Thousands of Kids Now Covered in Lawsuit over Lack of Legal Representation in Immigration Proceedings

SEATTLE — A federal court has granted class-action status to a lawsuit challenging the federal government's failure to provide children in immigration court with lawyers in their deportation hearings.... Read More

Reproductive Justice

Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt

In the most important case on abortion in twenty years, the Supreme Court ruled 5-3 to that the state of Texas cannot impose onerous burdens on the state's abortion clinics.Whole Woman's Health challenged two... Read More