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ACLU Criticizes Board of Supervisors’ Decision to Support the Trump Lawsuit Against California

SAN DIEGO – Today, a majority of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors decided to support the Trump administration’s lawsuit against the State of California. The lawsuit, filed by the Department of Justice, targets three California statutes, including the…

Supreme Court to Hear Trump Muslim Ban Challenge

San Francisco, CA – The Supreme Court will review the challenge to President Trump’s Muslim ban, and will keep the ban from taking effect in the interim as to individuals who have a connection to the United States. The American…

Federal Appeals Court Rules Trump Muslim Ban Unconstitutional

RICHMOND, Va. — In a 10-3 ruling, a federal appeals court today ruled President Trump’s revised Muslim ban executive order is unconstitutional. The full Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals heard the case earlier this month. The American Civil Liberties Union,…

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…

ACLU Comment on Trump Firing of FBI Director Comey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 9, 2017 CONTACT: Gabriela Melendez, 202-715-0826, [email protected] WASHINGTON — American Civil Liberties Union Executive Director Anthony D. Romero issued the following statement on the firing of FBI Director James Comey: “The independence of the FBI director…