Tag Archives: Border Patrol

Neglect & Abuse of Unaccompanied Children by U.S. Customs and Border Protection

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (“CRCL”) is the agency within DHS that is, according to its own website, responsible for “promoting respect for civil rights and civil liberties in policy creation and…

ACLU: Greyhound Must Stop Giving Border Patrol Permission to Conduct Bus Raids

Greyhound buses, once a symbol of travel on America’s vast highways, have become rolling traps where U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents routinely board to unlawfully interrogate, detain and arrest passengers. The agents, with the agreement of Greyhound, stage surprise…

ACLU Wins Suit Over Individuals’ Right to Protest and Monitor Border Patrol Checkpoint Operations

SAN DIEGO – Today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion siding with ACLU clients in a case involving the First Amendment right to protest and monitor law enforcement activities in public. After plaintiffs Peter Ragan and Leesa…

ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties Files Lawsuit Demanding Documents on Implementation of Trump Muslim Ban

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 12, 2017 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes [email protected] 619-398-4497 ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties Files Lawsuit Demanding Documents on Implementation of Trump Muslim Ban SAN DIEGO — The American Civil Liberties Union of San Diego and…

A Woman With a Disability and PTSD Waited For an Asylum Interview.

By Mitra Ebadolahi, Border Litigation Project Staff Attorney at ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties (Originally posted on the @SDACLU Medium page) Last Thursday, March 17, Nicole Ramos, a U.S. immigration lawyer, escorted her client M. to the San…