Tag Archives: immigrants

Federal Court Upholds SB 54, the CA Values Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 18, 2019   MEDIA CONTACT: ACLU SoCal Communications and Media Advisory,communications@aclusocal.org, 213-977-5252. SAN FRANCISCO —Today, the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the Trump administration’s attempt to suspend the California law SB 54 that limits local…

ACLU Responds to Reports CBP is Using Tear Gas Against Migrants at the Border

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 25, 2018 CONTACT: Mia Jacobs, 201-919-0333, mjacobs@aclu.org WASHINGTON — Reports released today indicate that Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents are using tear gas against migrants attempting to seek asylum at the San Ysidro port of entry at the Mexico/California…

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…