Tag Archives: immigrants

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….

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…

ACLU Applauds California Lawmakers for Standing by Immigrant Communities

SACRAMENTO–Today, California lawmakers introduced Assembly Bill 3 and Senate Bill 6 to provide legal representation to the state’s immigrant communities who will be targeted by the federal government’s efforts to ramp up deportation programs and go after new classes of…

Deported Veterans: Banished from Their Own Country

By Lida Dianti To some U.S. veterans, the tragedy of war is more than the violence or conflict on the ground. It is a shadow that follows them home in the form of unemployment, PTSD and substance abuse. Non-citizen veterans—despite…