ACLU

In this July 14, 2018, file photo, Jelsin Aguilar Padilla shakes immigration attorney Jorge L. Baron's hand after stepping off his flight from New York into the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport as he is reunited with his mother Yolany in Seattle.
Rebekah Welch/The Seattle Times via AP, File
July 16, 2018 - 2:03 pm
By Elliot Spagat, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge on Monday ordered a temporary halt to any deportations of reunited families who were separated by the Trump administration after crossing the southwest border. The American Civil Liberties Union had asked Judge Dana Sabraw to delay...
Read More
In this image taken from video, Javier Garrido Martinez, left and Alan Garcia, right, sit with their 4-year-sons at a news conference in New York, Wednesday, July 11, 2018.
AP Photo/Robert Bumsted
July 12, 2018 - 10:55 am
By Colleen Long, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says all eligible small children separated from their families as a result of its zero-tolerance immigration policy have been reunited with their parents. But nearly half of the children under 5 remain separated from their...
Read More
In this Friday, June 22, 2018, file photo, a mother, left, and son, from Guatemala, hold hands during a news conference following their reunion in Linthicum, Md., after being reunited following their separation at the U.S. border.
AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File
July 10, 2018 - 8:17 am
By Elliot Spagat, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — Dozens of immigrant children will be released from detention centers and reunited with their parents Tuesday. A government lawyer said Monday at least 54 children under the age of 5 would join their parents by a court-ordered deadline, only about...
Read More
In this June 25, 2018 file photo, Christian, from Honduras, recounts his separation from his child at the border during a news conference at the Annunciation House,in El Paso, Texas.
AP Photo/Matt York, File
July 09, 2018 - 7:47 am
By Elliott Spagat, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union said it appears the Trump administration will miss a court-ordered deadline to reunite young children who were separated at the border with their parents in more than half of the cases. The ACLU said late Sunday...
Read More
People protest against the travel restrictions and limitations under Presidential Executive Order on Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States, in Washington D.C. on Oct. 18, 2017.
Xinhua/Sipa USA
Cherri Gregg
June 26, 2018 - 4:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A coalition of civil rights leaders held a press conference at the Friends Center Tuesday to denounce the U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding President Donald Trump's ban on travel from seven mostly Muslim countries. Local leaders are gearing up to take action. "We...
Read More
The ACLU is suing SEPTA for a policy on advertising that it says is so broad that it violates the First Amendment.
Pat Loeb | KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
May 02, 2018 - 1:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The ACLU is suing SEPTA for a policy on advertising that it says is so broad that it violates the First Amendment. SEPTA adopted a policy — banning "public issues" ads — after it was forced to accept anti-Muslim ads from an extreme-right political group four years ago...
Read More

Pages