Tag Archives: immigration

California Could Soon Disentangle Itself from Trump’s Mass Deportations

By Jennie Pasquarella Two weeks ago, in Mendota, California, Esperanza, a mother of two young children, was driving to church when local police pulled her over for having tinted windows.  The officer issued Esperanza a fix-it ticket for the tinted…

ACLU Rallies for Freedom and Justice for All at State Capitol

SACRAMENTO–Today, the ACLU of California hosted its annual rally and lobby day to promote legislation that will reform California’s unfair money bail system, protect immigrants from mass deportations, and stop California from participating in or creating a Muslim registry. Several…

ACLU Statement on the California Chief Justice’s Demand that Immigrant Agents Steer Clear of Courts

Please attribute the following statement to Jennie Pasquarella, director of immigrants’ rights for the ACLU of California, following the request by the California Supreme Court chief justice to the Trump administration to keep immigration agents away from courthouses: “The ACLU…

Why the Only Way to Fix the Muslim Ban Is Not to Have a Muslim Ban

By Cody Wofsy, Skadden Fellow, ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project Today President Trump signed a new Muslim ban. The new executive order is a major retreat by the administration, reflecting that, as courts around the country have recognized, the original order…

Local civil society and business organizations call on the San Diego City Council to sign amicus brief in Muslim ban suit

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego City Council meets in close session at 10am today.  Among items for consideration is the City of Chicago’s request that San Diego join the amicus curiae brief in State of Washington vs. Donald Trump…