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ACLU Statement on Trump’s Visit to Calexico

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 5, 2019 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes esifuentes@aclusandiego.org (619) 501-3408 SAN DIEGO — Today, President Trump is visiting Calexico, Calif., in the Imperial Valley to tour a 30-foot-tall, 2.2-mile section of replacement border fence, decry what he is…

ACLU Response to President Trump’s Speech on Border Security

ACLU Response to President Trump’s Speech on Border Security FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 8, 2019 CONTACT: Mia Jacobs, 201-919-0333 mjacobs@aclu.org WASHINGTON — In response to President Trump’s address on border security tonight, Lorella Praeli, deputy political director at the American…

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…

Groups File Federal Lawsuit Challenging New Trump Asylum Ban

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 9, 2018 CONTACT: Inga Sarda-Sorensen, ACLU, 212-284-7347, isarda-sorensen@aclu.org Jen Fuson, SPLC, 202-834-6209, jen.fuson@splcenter.org SAN FRANCISCO — The American Civil Liberties Union, Southern Poverty Law Center, and Center for Constitutional Rights have filed a federal lawsuit challenging the…

The California Values Act Protects Us All

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 16, 2018 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes esifuentes@aclusandiego.org (619) 501-3408 A statement from the American Civil Liberties Union Foundations of California on today’s meeting at the White House regarding the California Values Act: “By meeting with President Trump…