California Legislature Approves Bill to Limit State and Local Role in Deportations

SACRAMENTO-Yesterday, the California Assembly and Senate both approved Senate Bill 54, the California Values Act. The bill, introduced by Senate President pro Tempore Kevin De León (D-Los Angeles), further cements the... Read More


UPDATE: ICE Releases Pregnant Woman From Immigration Detention Facility

SAN DIEGO – In an unexpected turn of events, a pregnant woman being held at the Otay Mesa Detention Facility for more than a month was suddenly released Tuesday night. Maria Solis, an Oceanside mother of three young... Read More


There Is No Reason to Keep Pregnant Woman at Immigration Detention Facility

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 11, 2017 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes [email protected] 619-398-4497  ACLU: There Is No Reason to Keep Pregnant Woman at Immigration Detention Facility ACLU of San Diego and... Read More

ACLU of California Statement on President Trump’s Decision to End DACA

[caption id="attachment_14723" align="aligncenter" width="640"] "Today, President Trump broke our government’s promise, upending the lives of 800,000 young immigrants and their families, and injecting uncertainty into... Read More

Racial Justice

Advocates Applaud Governor Brown and Chief Justice’s Commitment to Reform California’s Unjust Bail System

SACRAMENTO—Today, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye, Senator Bob Hertzberg and Assemblymember Rob Bonta announced their plan to work together to reform California’s fraught money bail... Read More