Because freedom can't protect itself
It is truly unfortunate that this happens. However, if they are US Citizens can't their family show up with the correct information? Aren't we legal or non legal entitled to that one phone call? I believe the ACLU has said that non legal have the same rights as legal? Even the men at Guantanamo have all the same rights that we do.
You also say "it is the federal government's job to enforce our immigration laws". Isn't this a contradiction for the ACLU?
Here is the answer: Demand that our government follow the laws established by our forefathers and subsequent legislatures. Kick all the illegals out; shore up the border; and, penalize ALL business concerns that hire them. THAT is the what the ACLU should be all about. Demanding that the law be followed and thereby aiding 300 Million real citizens. The ACLU seems hell bent on helping only a handful of people and most of them are not citizens and deserve nothing.
Another policy change: stop the random checkpoints that are not the reasonable equivalence to the border. These checkpoints serve no purpose other than the opportunities for the ICE agents to use racial profiling.
I agree with PJ< totally!
theres laws that are already written they don't need to be changed in any way just to make a few buisneses a high profit margin.
enforce the laws as they were written.
I signed your torture memo.
I will not donate a dime to the ACLU as long as you support amnesty for illegal aliens. When you speak of immigrant rights please differentiate Illegal aliens from legal immigrants.
I WONDER WHAT EXCUSE THEY'LL COME WITH NOW.
YA KNOW, FOR EVERYTHING THEY BACK FOR ILLEGALS I CAN AT LEAST SEE WHY IT'S A CIVIL RIGHTS ISSUE. NOT BACKING E-VERIFY? HOW IS THAT A BLOW TO SOMEONE'S CIVIL RIGHTS OTHER THAN THE AMERICANS WHO CAN'T FIND WORK CAUSE OF ILLEGALS? THEY CLAIM THE FLAWS WOULD KEEP AMERICANS OUT OF JOBS BUT THAT'S JUST FUNNY CAUSE IMAGINE ALL THE JOBS THAT WOULD BE GAINED FROM EVERIFY.
SORRY ACLU, YOU ARE TRAITORS TO THE CONSTITUTION AND ARE THE WORST KIND OF TRAITORS KNOWN.
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