Tag Archives: Immigrants Rights

Groups File Lawsuit Against Trump Policy Forcibly Returning Asylum Seekers to Mexico

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 14, 2019 CONTACT: Inga Sarda-Sorensen, ACLU, 212-284-7347, [email protected] Jen Fuson, SPLC, 202-834-6209, [email protected] Brianna Krong, CGRS, 415-581-8835, [email protected] SAN FRANCISCO — The American Civil Liberties Union, Southern Poverty Law Center, and Center for Gender & Refugee Studies filed a federal lawsuit today…

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…

California ACLU Launches Campaign To Urge Congress Members To Pass Dream Act Before End Of Year

SACRAMENTO — Today, the three California ACLU affiliates launched a coordinated campaign to urge California Republican House members Paul Cook (CA-08), Darrell Issa (CA-49), Devin Nunes (CA-22), Ed Royce (CA-39) and Mimi Walters (CA-45) to support a clean Dream Act…

California Needs to Stand with All Survivors of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

Did you know that an estimated 8,300,000 Californians will experience physical assault, rape, or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetimes? While California has made significant strides to help make sure survivors aren’t afraid to come forward, the federal…

Advocates Applaud Gov. Brown for Providing Additional Funding for Deportation Defense

SACRAMENTO–Today, Governor Brown announced his revised state budget proposal, which included an additional $15 million for legal services for immigrants, including deportation defense. Although the details of how this money will be used have not yet been unveiled, advocates are…