Aug 21, 2019
ACLU Comment on Trump Efforts to Jail Immigrant Children
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration announced today regulations that aim to undermine the decades-old Flores agreement that provides basic protections for immigrant children de...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Aug 20, 2019
ACLU Files Court Brief to Address Prolonged Immigration Detention and Lack of Access to Counsel at the Border
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – The ACLU of Texas and the ACLU National Prison Project filed a legal brief requesting that a federal court order U.S. Customs and Border Protection to stop i...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Aug 20, 2019
Federal Court Says ACLU Trans Military Ban Challenge Can Continue
BALTIMORE – Josh Block, senior staff attorney for the ACLU, issued the following statement on today’s district court ruling in the ACLU’s challenge to the trans military ban:...
Issue Areas: LGBTQ Rights
Court case: Stone v. Trump
Aug 20, 2019
ACLU of Georgia, Lawyers’ Committee Warn DeKalb County Election Board Against Wrongfully Removing Legally Registered Voters from the Rolls
ATLANTA — The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia and Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, on behalf of the New Georgia Project and the Georgia Coalition for th...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
Aug 19, 2019
NYCLU Statement on NYPD Decision to Fire Daniel Pantaleo
NEW YORK – NYPD Police Commissioner James O’Neill announced today that Daniel Pantaleo has been fired from the department for placing Eric Garner in a fatal chokehold in 20...
Issue Areas: Criminal Law Reform
Aug 15, 2019
ACLU Comment in Response to Trump Request to Reauthorize Collection of Americans’ Call Records
NEW YORK – In a letter to Congress today, the Trump administration urged lawmakers to permanently extend provisions in the USA Freedom Act, which the National Security Agency has...
Issue Areas: Privacy & Technology
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