Trump to Migrant Parents Whose Children Were Taken at the Border: Let the ACLU Find Your Family

Despite the fact that the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance policy” is the reason that migrant parents were forcibly separated from their children at the border, the Department of Justice doesn’t believe that they should be responsible for reuniting the families they tore apart.

ACLU Files Suit Against New Orleans DA for Using Fake Subpoenas to Coerce Victims and Witnesses in Criminal Cases 

The national American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Louisiana and the Civil Rights Corps filed a lawsuit against Orleans Parish, La., District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro and 10 of his assistant district attorneys over their use of fake subpoenas to coerce victims and witnesses in criminal cases to come in and be…

ACLU Makes the Case for Giving Formerly Incarcerated a Fair Chance at Employment

One in 3 American adults—70 million in total—have a criminal record, making it difficult for them to re-enter their communities, find gainful employment, build stability and find success after incarceration. A report from the American Civil Liberties Union highlights the benefit to all that comes when companies give…

Lawsuit: Miss. Sheriff’s Department Illegally Targeted Black Population for Decades

Betty Tucker had invited a few guests over for a cookout in the garden of her Canton, Miss., home when two plainclothes sheriff’s deputies walked into her home. Even though they didn’t have a warrant, they came in, checked her pockets and the pockets of her guests, searched her patio on their hands and knees, and then…

50 ACLU Affiliates File Demands for Documents on Implementation of Trump’s Muslim Ban

Fifty affiliates of the American Civil Liberties Union filed 18 coordinated Freedom of Information Act requests Thursday with local U.S. Customs and Border Protection offices in an effort to expose how Trump-administration officials are interpreting and executing the president’s Muslim ban at international airports…