Oct 13, 2023
Texas Senate Passage of S.B. 11 and S.B. 4 Poses Dangerous Threats to Immigrants’ Rights
AUSTIN, Texas — The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Texas condemn the Texas Senate’s passage of two extremist anti-immigrant bills that would have grave conseque...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Oct 05, 2023
ACLU Comment on Biden Administration Announcement on Border Wall Construction in Texas
WASHINGTON — The Biden administration announced Wednesday that it will waive 26 federal public health, environmental, and cultural preservation laws to expedite border wall and r...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Sep 27, 2023
ACLU Sues Private Prison Company After Preventable Death of Asylum Seeker at Torrance Detention Facility
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The wrongful death estate of Kesley Vial, a 23-year-old Brazilian asylum seeker, has filed a lawsuit against the private prison company CoreCivic, which runs ...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Sep 20, 2023
ACLU Applauds TPS Redesignation for Venezuela
WASHINGTON — The Biden administration announced today that it will redesignate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Venezuela, extending protections for migrants from the South A...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Sep 13, 2023
ACLU Comment on Federal Court Ruling on DACA
HOUSTON — A federal court in Texas ruled today that the Biden administration’s DACA regulation is unlawful, but did not order an immediate end to the program. Under the court...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Sep 12, 2023
Rep. David Trone Echoes ACLU Call for Termination of Partnership Agreement Between ICE and Frederick County Sheriff 
WASHINGTON — U.S. Congressman David Trone (MD-6) has sent a letter urging Alejandro Mayorkas, secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), to terminate an immigration ...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
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