Tag Archives: immigration

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…

ACLU of California Statement on President Trump’s Decision to End DACA

Media Contact: Edward Sifuentes, [email protected], 619-398-4497 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 5, 2017 ACLU of California Statement on President Trump’s Decision to End DACA SAN DIEGO — Today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced President Trump’s intent to rescind the Deferred Action for…

ICE Using Powerful Stingray Surveillance Devices In Deportation Searches

By Nathan Freed Wessler, Staff Attorney, ACLU Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project May 23, 2017 | 10:15 AM Amid news that immigration arrests are rising sharply under the Trump Administration, the Detroit News reported last week that Immigration and Customs…