Nov 29, 2016
Supreme Court Hears Arguments in ACLU Immigration Detention Case
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court heard arguments today in Jennings v. Rodriguez, a case that will decide the fate of thousands of people languishing in immigration prisons. America...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Nov 17, 2016
ACLU Comment on Japanese Internment, Muslim Registry Comments from Trump Backer
WASHINGTON —A prominent backer of Donald Trump, Carl Higbie, recently cited the Japanese-American internment camps created during World War II as precedent for reviving a discred...
Nov 09, 2016
ACLU Statement on Donald Trump’s Election
NEW YORK — In response to Donald Trump’s election as president of the United States, Anthony D. Romero, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union, had the follow...
Oct 11, 2016
ACLU Comment on Reports Justice Department Will Charge Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio With Criminal Contempt
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Justice Department is poised to charge Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio with criminal contempt for repeatedly violating a court order to stop detaining pe...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Oct 03, 2016
ACLU: Government Must End Use of Private Prisons For Immigration Detention
New Report Spotlights Human Toll of Over-Detention and Privatization in Immigration Facilities, Offers Policy Path Forward
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Sep 21, 2016
House Introduces Bill to Help Detained Immigrants Make Bail
WASHINGTON — Legislation was introduced today in the House of Representatives that would require the government to consider factors like an individual’s financial situation and...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
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