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Deported Marine Corps. Vet Marco Chavez Returns to U.S. Thursday

SAN DIEGO — Marco Chavez, who was honorably discharged from the Marine Corps. was deported to Mexico because of a criminal record. But Gov. Jerry Brown, recognizing his military service, granted him a full pardon,... Read More

Local activists will join other DACA recipients to appeal to Congress for immediate action.
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San Diego Dreamers Head to Washington to Push for Passage of the Dream Act

SAN DIEGO — Nine Dreamers from San Diego went to Washington, D.C. on Monday to  join with other DACA recipients from across the country to urge House and Senate lawmakers to pass a clean Dream Act before the end of... Read More

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ACLU Demands Naturalization Hearing for Deported Veteran Hector Barajas

SAN DIEGO – The ACLU and law firm of Latham & Watkins today petitioned the federal court to conduct a long-overdue naturalization hearing for deported U.S. Army veteran Hector Barajas, who received an honorable... Read More

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ACLU to Monitor Wildfire Victims’ Rights

SAN DIEGO – As wildfires rage in Southern California this week, the ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties is on alert to protect the rights of fire victims in this region. The San Diego ACLU is working with... Read More

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Refugees and Their Loved Ones Challenge Trump’s Muslim Ban in Court

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 8, 2016 Media contact: Bethany Woolman, ACLU of Northern California, [email protected], 415-293-6385 SAN FRANCISCO – California-based refugees, immigrants, and their loved ones... Read More