Tally Of Children Split At Border Tops 5,400 In New CountU.S. immigration authorities separated more than 1,500 children from their parents at the Mexico border early in the Trump administration, the American Civil Liberties Union said.
Texas Secretary Of State Comments Since Sharing Flawed Noncitizen Voter ListSecretary of State David Whitley spoke publicly Thursday for the first time since his office questioned the citizenship of thousands of Texas voters.
Facial Recognition Use By North Texas Police Grows Along With Privacy ConcernsThe CBS 11 News I-Team discovered facial recognition is used by more than a half dozen North Texas law enforcement agencies, in some cases with little public awareness.
Texas Attorney General, Universities Face Lawsuit Over Israel Boycott LawThe ACLU says the law went into effect last year and that similar requirements appear in more than a dozen states but still violate First Amendment protections.
Appeals Court Rules Against Alabama Abortion RestrictionRandall Marshall, executive director of the ACLU of Alabama, said the ruling means Alabama politicians can't put an "ideological agenda" over a woman's heath and decision-making.
ACLU Lawsuit Accuses US Of Wrongfully Denying AsylumThe American Civil Liberties Union says it sued the U.S. government Tuesday over its efforts to prevent immigrants from seeking asylum due to domestic and gang violence in their home countries.
U.S., ACLU Divide On How To Reunify Separated FamiliesThe ACLU and the Trump administration have widely divergent plans on how to reunite hundreds of immigrant children with parents who have been deported since being separated at the U.S.-Mexico border.
ACLU Sues Over Plans For Citizenship Question On 2020 CensusCivil rights lawyers have sued the U.S. Commerce Department to stop plans to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
Conservative Christian Attorneys Gain Influence Under TrumpAttorneys with First Liberty law firm in Dallas have moved into powerful taxpayer-funded jobs at the Texas attorney general's office, and even advised President Trump.
Attorney: Too Little Cash For Transgender Killing DefenseThe head of Missouri's public defender system says a suspect in the killing of a transgender teen should be spared from facing the death sentence if he's convicted because there isn't enough money to adequately defend him.
Circuit Court Judge Stephen Reinhardt Dies At 87Judge Stephen Reinhardt, a liberal stalwart on the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals for nearly four decades, died Thursday in Southern California. He was 87.
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.
Group Calls For Investigation Into Judge's Alleged Discriminatory RemarksThe Texas ACLU is calling for a judicial commission to investigate a Houston judge for making what the group alleges to be discriminatory remarks.
Pregnant Teen Who Sued Over Abortion Leaves Federal CustodyA pregnant immigrant teenager who told a judge that she was being prevented from having an abortion while in federal custody has been released.
Judge Partially Lifts Trump Administration Ban On RefugeesA federal judge in Seattle on Saturday partially lifted a Trump administration ban on certain refugees after two groups argued that the policy prevented people from some mostly Muslim countries from reuniting with family living legally in the United States.