Mar 07, 2023
ACLU Slams Biden’s Plans to Revive the Practice of Detaining Migrant Families
WASHINGTON — The New York Times reported yesterday that the Biden administration plans to revive the practice of detaining migrant families to deter them from coming to the south...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Feb 21, 2023
ACLU Condemns Biden Administration’s Decision to Move Forward with Trump-era Asylum Ban
WASHINGTON – The Biden administration today proposed a rule with a 30-day comment period that will unlawfully deny asylum to people at the southern border. The proposed rule will...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Feb 21, 2023
ACLU, Federal Defender’s Office Argue to Supreme Court that First Amendment Protects Speech that Merely Encourages Undocumented Persons to Remain in U.S.
A federal law that prohibits encouraging an immigrant to remain in the country unlawfully criminalizes a substantial amount of constitutionally protected speech.
Jan 27, 2023
ACLU Urges Biden Not to Bring Back Rushed Screenings in CBP Custody
WASHINGTON — Reuters reported Thursday that the Biden administration is poised to restart a program that would force asylum seekers through screenings in inhumane conditions at t...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Nov 21, 2022
Ahead of 20th Anniversary, ACLU Calls for Major Overhaul at the Department of Homeland Security
WASHINGTON — Almost 20 years after President George W. Bush created the Department of Homeland Security, the American Civil Liberties Union has released a new policy brief, outli...
Nov 10, 2022
ACLU Comment on New ORR Guidance on Abortion Access for Pregnant Unaccompanied Immigrant Youth
WASHINGTON — The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) announced new guidance today to ensure unaccompanied immigrant minors have access to abortion. The policy is twofold: First,...
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