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The Immigrant Rights Clinic, Over 40 Organizations File Amicus Brief in Support of Lawsuit Challenging “Operation Streamline”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 22, 2019 CONTACT: Jessica Rofé [email protected] 212-992-7245 Edward Sifuentes [email protected] (619) 501-3408 San Diego, CA: The New York University School of Law’s Immigrant Rights Clinic filed an amicus brief last week on behalf of 42 immigrant…

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…