Tag Archives: DHS

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…

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…

UPDATE: ICE Releases Pregnant Woman From Immigration Detention Facility

SAN DIEGO – In an unexpected turn of events, a pregnant woman being held at the Otay Mesa Detention Facility for more than a month was suddenly released Tuesday night. Maria Solis, an Oceanside mother of three young children, had…

ACLU Files Class Action Lawsuit Against DHS Challenging Months – Long Delays in Bringing Detained Immigrants, Asylum Seekers Before Judges

SAN DIEGO, CA – The ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties (“San Diego ACLU”), Fish & Richardson P.C., and the Law Offices of Leonard B. Simon P.C. filed a class action lawsuit in federal court yesterday against the U.S….