Mar 22, 2019
Groups in Federal Court to Challenge Trump’s Forced Return to Mexico Policy
SAN FRANCISCO — The American Civil Liberties Union, Southern Poverty Law Center, and Center for Gender & Refugee Studies were in federal court today seeking a preliminary inj...
Mar 21, 2019
ACLU Comment on Campus Speech Executive Order
WASHINGTON — President Trump today issued an executive order on campus free speech. Kathleen Ruane, senior legislative counsel with the American Civil Liberties Union, had the fo...
Mar 21, 2019
ACLU and Center for Media Justice Sue FBI for Records on Surveillance of Black Activists
NEW YORK — The American Civil Liberties Union and Center for Media Justice today sued the FBI and Department of Justice for records related to the surveillance of Black people an...
Mar 20, 2019
ACLU Requests State Department Documents on ‘Faith-Based Media’ Briefing
WASHINGTON — In response to reports that Secretary of State Michael Pompeo held a press briefing restricted to “faith-based media” outlets, the ACLU submitted a Freedom of In...
Issue Areas: Religious Liberty
Mar 20, 2019
ACLU Calls for Investigation Into Religious Freedom Violations by ICE and CBP
WASHINGTON — The ACLU has called on the Department of Homeland Security to launch an investigation into its sub-agencies, Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Customs and Bord...
Issue Areas: Religious Liberty
Mar 19, 2019
Facebook Agrees to Sweeping Reforms to Curb Discriminatory Ad Targeting Practices
NEW YORK — A historic civil rights settlement was announced with Facebook today following a variety of anti-discrimination legal actions. The settlement encompasses sweeping chan...
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