Tag Archives: Border

ACLU Statement on Trump’s Visit to Calexico

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 5, 2019 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes esifuentes@aclusandiego.org (619) 501-3408 SAN DIEGO — Today, President Trump is visiting Calexico, Calif., in the Imperial Valley to tour a 30-foot-tall, 2.2-mile section of replacement border fence, decry what he is…

San Diego Region Still Suffering Effects of Trump Administration’s Flawed, Inhumane Immigration Policies

By Edward Sifuentes SAN DIEGO – Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions was fired by President Trump shortly after the midterm elections in November, but the effects of Sessions’ inhumane immigration policies are still being felt in communities all along the…

ACLU Statement on Report of Government Tracking Journalists and Immigration Advocates at Border

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 6, 2019 CONTACT: media@aclu.org (212) 549-2666 NEW YORK — The U.S. government is reportedly targeting journalists, activists, and lawyers reporting on, aiding, or representing migrants at the southern border by sending them to secondary screening, monitoring their social…

ACLU to Challenge National Emergency Declaration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 15, 2019 CONTACT: Abdullah Hasan, 646-905-8879, ahasan@aclu.org NEW YORK — The American Civil Liberties Union today announced that it will file a lawsuit challenging President Trump’s emergency powers declaration to secure funds to build a wall…

ACLU Responds to Second Migrant Child Death in CBP Custody

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 26, 2018CONTACT: Micah McCoy, (972) 740-6675 or mmccoy@aclu-nm.org ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Today the ACLU of New Mexico responded to the tragic death of another immigrant child while in the custody of U.S. Customs and Border Protection. According…