Tag Archives: Immigrants Rights

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…

In California, We the People Can Protect Our Values and Each Other

By Becca Cramer California is known for being a leader in protecting the rights of LGBTQ people, women, people of color, immigrants, and other marginalized communities. And while we already have great laws in place, there is still much work…

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….

Local civil society and business organizations call on the San Diego City Council to sign amicus brief in Muslim ban suit

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego City Council meets in close session at 10am today.  Among items for consideration is the City of Chicago’s request that San Diego join the amicus curiae brief in State of Washington vs. Donald Trump…

ACLU of California Statement on Trump Administration’s Discriminatory Executive Orders

Today, President Trump and his new administration confirmed the institution of draconian, punitive, and discriminatory immigration policies that ignore the lessons of the last 30 years of immigration policy and betray our most basic values as a state and as…