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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 jessica.rofe@nyu.edu 212-992-7245 Edward Sifuentes esifuentes@aclusandiego.org (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, isarda-sorensen@aclu.org Jen Fuson, SPLC, 202-834-6209, jen.fuson@splcenter.org Brianna Krong, CGRS, 415-581-8835, krongbrianna@uchastings.edu SAN FRANCISCO — The American Civil Liberties Union, Southern Poverty Law Center, and Center for Gender & Refugee Studies filed a federal lawsuit today…

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), isarda-sorensen@aclu.org 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…