Tag Archives: Border

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…

ACLU Responds to Reports CBP is Using Tear Gas Against Migrants at the Border

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 25, 2018 CONTACT: Mia Jacobs, 201-919-0333, [email protected] WASHINGTON — Reports released today indicate that Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents are using tear gas against migrants attempting to seek asylum at the San Ysidro port of entry at the Mexico/California…

FALL 2019 FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITY

FALL 2019 FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITY ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties Border Litigation Project Legal Fellow NOTICE TO THIRD-YEAR LAW STUDENTS AND RECENT GRADUATES The ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties (ACLUF-SDIC) is a civil liberties and…

ACLU Statement on Ninth Circuit Decision Affirming First Amendment Right to Photograph Near Ports of Entry

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 14, 2018 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes [email protected] (619) 501-3408 SAN DIEGO – Today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion in Askins et al. v. DHS. The case involves the public’s First Amendment right to…