Jan 04, 2016
ACLU Comment on Raids of Central American Families in United States
NEW YORK — The American Civil Liberties Union condemns Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson's statement today that the Obama administration will continue its raids targeting f...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Nov 19, 2015
ACLU Comment on House Refugee Resettlement Vote
WASHINGTON — The American Civil Liberties Union denounces the U.S. House passage of the "American Security Against Foreign Enemies Act of 2015." The vote was 289-137. Karin Joha...
Nov 17, 2015
ACLU, Coalition Urge Congress to Continue Support for US Refugee Resettlement Program
WASHINGTON — The American Civil Liberties Union, along with 80 other groups, sent a letter to Congress voicing support for the U.S. refugee resettlement program and opposing effo...
Nov 12, 2015
ACLU CBP Body-Camera Announcement Fails to Address Accountability Crisis
LAS CRUCES, NM—Today, Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske announced additional phases to further study the use of body-worn and other camera technologies at U.S. Customs and Border P...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
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
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