Tag Archives: immigration

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…

ACLU Report Details How U.S. Failed Deported Vets

SAN DIEGO – The federal government’s failure to help naturalize immigrants serving in the U.S. military has led to the deportation of untold numbers of veterans, all of whom were entitled to become citizens because of their service, according to a…

A Woman With a Disability and PTSD Waited For an Asylum Interview.

By Mitra Ebadolahi, Border Litigation Project Staff Attorney at ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties (Originally posted on the @SDACLU Medium page) Last Thursday, March 17, Nicole Ramos, a U.S. immigration lawyer, escorted her client M. to the San…

Lawsuit Charges City of Escondido Unlawfully Rejected Housing for Unaccompanied Children

ESCONDIDO – Today in San Diego federal court, the ACLU filed a lawsuit charging that the City of Escondido manufactured zoning and land use pretexts to discriminate against vulnerable children fleeing violence and persecution in Central America. “This is what…