Jun 16, 2016
ACLU Comment on Texas Refugee Resettlement Ruling
DALLAS — A federal court has dismissed Texas’ effort to block the federal government and a nonprofit relief organization from resettling Syrian refugees in the state. The Ameri...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Jun 14, 2016
Jun 07, 2016
Dreamers’ Private Information Safe for Now
Federal judge stays order demanding DACA recipients’ personal data
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Jun 03, 2016
In Re Angelica Villalobos, et al., [Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals]
NEW ORLEANS — The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Texas, and National Immigration Law Center today filed a petition for writ of mandamus before the Fifth Circuit Cour...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
May 13, 2016
ACLU Comment on Sheriff Arpaio Contempt Ruling
PHOENIX — A federal court has found Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his top deputies in contempt for repeatedly violating court orders to stop racially profiling Latinos a...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Apr 07, 2016
ACLU Warns New Border Patrol Use-of-Force Data ‘Raises Several Alarms’
WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection released statistics today on use-of-force incidents for fiscal year 2015-2016, claiming a reduction in incidents but not addressin...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
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