Tag Archives: CBP

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…

ACLU Obtains Documents Showing Widespread Abuse of Child Immigrants in U.S. Custody

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 23, 2018 CONTACT: Gabriela Melendez, 202-715-0826, [email protected] WASHINGTON — Documents obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union featured in a new report released today show the pervasive abuse and neglect of unaccompanied immigrant children detained by…

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…

New ACLU Report Shows Fear of Deportation is Deterring Immigrants from Reporting Crimes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 3, 2018 CONTACT: ACLU Media, 212-549-2666,[email protected] NEW YORK — The American Civil Liberties Union released a report today that shows fear of deportation is stopping immigrants from reporting crimes and participating in court proceedings. The report, “Freezing…

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…