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The California Values Act Protects Us All

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 16, 2018 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes [email protected] (619) 501-3408 A statement from the American Civil Liberties Union Foundations of California on today’s meeting at the White House regarding the California Values Act: “By meeting with President Trump…

Organizations Will Rally to Demand That the Board of Supervisors to Vote ‘No’ on Proposal to Join Trump Lawsuit Against California

SAN DIEGO – Organizations from throughout San Diego will rally outside the County Administration Center on Tuesday calling on the County Board of Supervisors to vote against joining the Trump administration’s lawsuit against the State of California. On March 6,…

California Legislature Approves Bill to Limit State and Local Role in Deportations

SACRAMENTO-Yesterday, the California Assembly and Senate both approved Senate Bill 54, the California Values Act. The bill, introduced by Senate President pro Tempore Kevin De León (D-Los Angeles), further cements the state’s commitment to protecting immigrants’ rights and ensuring the…

California Could Soon Disentangle Itself from Trump’s Mass Deportations

By Jennie Pasquarella Two weeks ago, in Mendota, California, Esperanza, a mother of two young children, was driving to church when local police pulled her over for having tinted windows.  The officer issued Esperanza a fix-it ticket for the tinted…

ACLU Applauds California Bills to Reject Muslim Registry & Protect Immigrants from Mass Deportations

SACRAMENTO–Today, the California Senate approved three key measures to protect and advance the civil liberties and rights of California’s immigrant and Muslim communities. Natasha Minsker, Director with the ACLU of California Center for Advocacy and Policy, praised the Senate’s approval…