Tag Archives: immigration

After Their Traumatizing Journey, Asylum-Seeking Families Should Not Be Abandoned to Suffer On Our Streets

By Edward Sifuentes / ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties One night in late October, volunteers with the San Diego Rapid Response Network received the first of many reports of asylum-seeking migrant families being released on the streets of…

ACLU Comment on Family Reunification Deadline Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 26, 2018 CONTACT: Inga Sarda-Sorensen, 212-284-7347 (office), 347-514-3984 (cell), [email protected] SAN DIEGO — Today is the court-mandated deadline for the Trump administration to reunite thousands of children and parents it forcibly separated. The American Civil Liberties…

ACLU Demands Naturalization Hearing for Deported Veteran Hector Barajas

SAN DIEGO – The ACLU and law firm of Latham & Watkins today petitioned the federal court to conduct a long-overdue naturalization hearing for deported U.S. Army veteran Hector Barajas, who received an honorable discharge after serving nearly six years…

Look Up! ACLU Takes To The Skies Today To Urge Issa To Support Bipartisan Dream Act

SAN DIEGO — As activists rally at California State University at San Marcos today, the ACLU will fly a plane overhead towing a banner urging Congressman Darrell Issa to support passage of a clean Dream Act by the end of…

ACLU Applauds Governor Brown for Signing California Values Act (SB 54)

SACRAMENTO–Today, Governor Brown signed SB 54, the California Values Act, a bill introduced by Senate President pro Tempore Kevin De León (D-Los Angeles) to protect the rights of immigrants living in the state. In response, Jennie Pasquarella, Immigrants’ Rights Director…