Oct 29, 2015
ACLU Comment on Immigration Bond Hearing Ruling
PASADENA, Calif. — A federal appeals court has affirmed and expanded its prior ruling that immigrants in prolonged detention receive a bond hearing. The Ninth Circuit Court of Ap...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Aug 07, 2015
Obama Administration Asks Judge to Reconsider Ruling to Release Children From Detention
WASHINGTON, D.C–The Department of Justice (DOJ) asked a federal judge yesterday to reconsider her ruling calling for the release of thousands of Central American families seeking...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Jul 27, 2015
ACLU Announces Settlement in Lawsuit Over Warrantless Raid By US Immigration Agents and Nashville Police
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The American Civil Liberties Union announced a settlement in a federal lawsuit filed on behalf of victims of a warrantless raid in Nashville, Tennessee, by U.S...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Court case: Escobar v. Gaines
Jun 24, 2015
ACLU Response to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson's Statement on Family Detention and Asylum
WASHINGTON — U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said in a statement today that he has “reached the conclusion that we must make substantial changes in our detenti...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Jun 01, 2015
Supreme Court Declines to Hear Challenge to Arizona Immigration Bail Ruling
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court today announced it would not hear a challenge to an appeals court ruling striking down Arizona’s Proposition 100, which denied bail to p...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Apr 15, 2015
Federal Appeals Court Backs Remedies to Prevent Racial Profiling of Arizona Latinos in Arpaio Case
PHOENIX — A federal appeals court today affirmed an Arizona federal judge’s finding that the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office engaged in unconstitutional racial profiling aga...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
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