The White House appears to be using the threat of COVID-19 to avoid what it sees as a losing battle over the right to seek asylum.
The Iowa State Appeal Board voted to approve a settlement agreement that will pay five Black Lives Matter protestors damages and withdraw their bans from the state Capitol.
The inflatable rat ranges in size from 12-25 feet. The Trump administration had argued its "red eyes, fangs, and claws" constituted an illegal threat.
The law invites private citizens to enforce the state's 6-week abortion ban, awarding them with at least $10,000 per each successful court challenge.
The ACLU filed lawsuits alleging six men at the Miami Correctional Facility were shocked by live wires or cut by glass in their pitch-black cells.
The emergency intake shelter in El Paso, Texas, has been criticized for holding too many children in deplorable conditions. An attorney gives an inside view.
The pause on student-loan payments during the pandemic is expiring in September. Organizations and lawmakers worry payments are restarting too soon.
A new report from the Department of Homeland Security found that less than 1,800 of the separated children have been reunited with their parents.
Joe Biden promised to reunite separated families at the border. Today, there are still about 1,000 separated families, according to the ACLU.
Just like the failed and evil War on Drugs, a ban on menthols is a gift to criminals and will lead to harsh policing in Black communities.
The NAACP, ACLU, and other civil rights organizations said the student debt burden disproportionately falls on women and Black and Latino borrowers.
The ACLU's Lee Gelernt sits down with Insider to discuss the Trump administration's family separation policy and why it's still causing heartache.
Civil rights and liberties organisations called on Biden to commute the sentences of people on death row. Biden is the first president to publicly oppose the death penalty but so far has made no policy announcements. Trump ramped up federal executions for the first time in 17 years at the […]
US Judge Vince Chhabria on Thursday accused an ICE official of lying to cover up the “deliberate indifference” to the lives of immigrants at a privately-run detention centre. Over the summer, over half of those detained at the Mesa Verde ICE Processing Centre contracted COVID-19. In the past two weeks, […]
Jose Bello was arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement in 2019 after a public reading of a poem, “Dear America,” condemning the Trump administration’s immigration crackdown. The American Civil Liberties Union alleges that he was targeted in retaliation for his speech, violating the First Amendment. On Tuesday, Bello’s lawyers will […]
ACLU lawyers said in a legal filing that they hadn’t been able to find the parents of 545 migrant children separated by the Trump administration at the US-Mexico border, NBC News reported Tuesday. The lawyers reportedly said they believed the administration had already deported about two-thirds of the parents to […]
A Black man in Louisiana sentenced to life in prison was released on parole this week after serving nearly 24 years in prison for stealing hedge clippers. The Louisiana ACLU called his release a “long-overdue victory” and called for the repeal of the state’s habitual offender law, which says a […]