Tag Archives: Border

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: [email protected] (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, [email protected] 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 [email protected] 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…

After Their Traumatizing Journey, Asylum-Seeking Families Should Not Be Abandoned to Suffer On Our Streets

By Edward Sifuentes / ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties One night in late October, volunteers with the San Diego Rapid Response Network received the first of many reports of asylum-seeking migrant families being released on the streets of…