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ACLU of Northern California Statement on President Biden's Repeal of the Muslim and African "Travel" Bans

Jan 20, 2021
Today, we celebrate the Biden Administration’s swift action to repeal the Muslim and African “Travel” Bans—the result of the advocacy, drive, and resilience of impacted communities. Over four years, and after a series of legal challenges by advocates including the ACLU Foundation of Northern California, former-President Trump pushed forward various iterations of the Muslim and African Bans that tr... Read More
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Abortion is Basic Health Care

Dec 16, 2020
Once again, the Trump administration is abusing its power to attack access to reproductive health care. It has already gone after insurance coverage for contraception and federal funding for family planning and tried to allow health care institutions and providers to deny patients information and treatment based on personal religious or moral beliefs. Now the administration has set its sights d... Read More
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Damages Claims Against Governor Newsom, State Prison Officials for ICE Transfers

Dec 11, 2020
Advocates filed damages claims against Governor Newsom and California prison officials on behalf of four people who were transferred to the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), instead of being released back to their loved ones and allowed to reenter society after serving their time. Read More
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Civil Rights Groups File Damages Claims Against California State Officials for Transferring Four Formerly Incarcerated People to ICE Detention

Dec 09, 2020
The ACLU Foundation of Northern California and Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus have filed damages claims against Governor Gavin Newsom, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), and CDCR Secretary Kathleen Allison on behalf of four people who were formerly incarcerated in California prisons but were transferred to the custody of Immigrations and Custo... Read More