ACLU Sues Government Over Detention Of Asylum SeekersThe ACLU is suing the Trump administration, claiming it is violating immigration laws and its own policies by detaining immigrants who have a solid case for seeking asylum in the U.S.
Texas Hurricane Relief Program Removes 'No Israel Boycott' PledgeA Houston suburb has removed a requirement from a hurricane repair grant program that homeowners must agree to not boycott Israel as a condition of receiving money.
Lawsuit Targets Searches Of Electronic Devices At U.S. BorderA federal lawsuit claims the U.S. government's growing practice of searching laptops and cellphones at the border is unconstitutional because electronic devices now carry troves of private personal and business information.
Gay Pride Marches Across US Take On Celebratory, Political TonesThousands of people lined the streets for gay pride parades Sunday in coast-to-coast events that took both celebratory and political tones.
ACLU Warns Texas Travelers About 'Sanctuary City' LawThe ACLU said Tuesday that Texas travelers should anticipate "the possible violation of their constitutional rights" if stopped by police.
Google Launches Fund That Could Donate $4M To ACLU, OthersGoogle has created a crisis fund that could raise up to $4 million for four immigrant rights organizations.
Some Of Ebola-Quarantined Nurse's Lawsuit Claims Are TossedA judge has dismissed federal claims Governor Chris Christie violated the constitutional rights of a nurse quarantined because she had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa.
Complaint: U.S. Border & Customs Officers Abusing ResidentsImmigrant advocates are complaining about U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers' actions toward residents along the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas and New Mexico.
Abbott’s Refugee Policy Has Some Fearing Racial ProfilingIn Abbott’s recent letter to state agency heads he specifically advises DPS Director Steve McCraw to ensure any refugees already in this state do not pose a risk to public safety.
Border Patrol Agent Indicted In 2012 Fatal ShootingA Border Patrol agent charged with second-degree murder in the death of a Mexican teen is one of only three agents to face murder charges in more than 20 years.
Driving Somewhere? There's A Gov't Record Of ThatChances are, your local or state police departments have photographs of your car in their files, noting where you were driving on a particular day, even if you never did anything wrong.
ACLU Of Texas Wants To Give You The Power To Record PoliceThe ACLU of Texas wants to offer an app to residents that allows them to record police officers to boost accountability.