Tag Archives: ICE

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 Comment on Family Reunification Deadline Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 26, 2018 CONTACT: Inga Sarda-Sorensen, 212-284-7347 (office), 347-514-3984 (cell), [email protected] SAN DIEGO — Today is the court-mandated deadline for the Trump administration to reunite thousands of children and parents it forcibly separated. The American Civil Liberties…

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 of San Diego & Imperial Counties Condemns New ICE Policy on Detaining Pregnant Women

SAN DIEGO – The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement released a new policy today that revokes a previous guidance limiting the detention of pregnant women. The new policy eliminates the rule that ICE will not detain pregnant women except in…

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…