ACLU sues Obama administration for detaining asylum seekers

ACLU sues Obama administration for detaining asylum seekers

The American Civil Liberties Union today filed a nationwide class-action lawsuit challenging the Obama administration's policy of locking up asylum-seeking mothers and children to intimidate others from coming to the United States.

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Take Action: Tell The DOJ To Ban Racial Profiling By Police

Take Action: Tell The DOJ To Ban Racial Profiling By Police

Urge the DOJ to release their Guidance to ban racial profiling and ask them to make it enforceable, not only on the federal level, but also with state and local law enforcement agencies.

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Texas Smart-On-Crime Coalition

Texas Smart-On-Crime Coalition

We joined a diverse coalition of groups to support criminal justice reforms that will make the system more just and, at the same time, improve public safety for all Texans.

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Know Your Rights to Protest

Know Your Rights to Protest

Freedom of speech, of the press, of association, of assembly and petition — this set of guarantees, protected by the First Amendment, comprises what we refer to as freedom of expression. Know your rights and what to do if you're stopped by police.

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The ACLU of Texas is the premier advocate for civil rights and individual liberty in the Lone Star State. To defend the Constitution and keep America safe and free, we need the support of every Texan who cares about protecting our precious civil liberties.

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Request Legal Assistance/Solicitud de Asistencia Legal

Request Legal Assistance/Solicitud de Asistencia Legal

Officially request legal help from an ACLU of Texas attorney. If you are concerned about whether the time for bringing your complaint is about to pass, you should consult with an attorney of your choice.

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ACLU sues Obama administration for detaining asylum seekers

ACLU sues Obama administration for detaining asylum seekers

The American Civil Liberties Union today filed a nationwide class-action lawsuit challenging the Obama administration's policy of locking up asylum-seeking mothers and children to intimidate others from coming to the United States.

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ICE to transfer mothers and children to for-profit detention center

ICE to transfer mothers and children to for-profit detention center

The Obama administration confirmed Tuesday that it will continue detaining vulnerable mothers and children in a new, for-profit facility in Dilley, TX.

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