Tag Archives: Port of Entry

ACLU Responds to Reports CBP is Using Tear Gas Against Migrants at the Border

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 25, 2018 CONTACT: Mia Jacobs, 201-919-0333, [email protected] WASHINGTON — Reports released today indicate that Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents are using tear gas against migrants attempting to seek asylum at the San Ysidro port of entry at the Mexico/California…

Groups File Federal Lawsuit Challenging New Trump Asylum Ban

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 9, 2018 CONTACT: Inga Sarda-Sorensen, ACLU, 212-284-7347, [email protected] Jen Fuson, SPLC, 202-834-6209, [email protected] Lauren Gazzola, CCR, 212-614-6480, [email protected] SAN FRANCISCO — The American Civil Liberties Union, Southern Poverty Law Center, and Center for Constitutional Rights have filed…

ACLU Statement on Ninth Circuit Decision Affirming First Amendment Right to Photograph Near Ports of Entry

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 14, 2018 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes [email protected] (619) 501-3408 SAN DIEGO – Today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion in Askins et al. v. DHS. The case involves the public’s First Amendment right to…

SDACLU’s Border Litigation Project Protests CBP’s Denial of Food to Asylum Seekers

Today, the ACLU of San Diego’s Border Litigation Project sent a complaint letter to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, protesting CBP’s denial of food to asylum seekers awaiting credible fear interviews at the San Ysidro Port of Entry.  Last week,…