“Connecticut police departments should not make the mistake of spreading injustice, fear, and discrimination by becoming parties to deportation. If they do, we are prepared to take them to court.”
The ACLU of Connecticut joined ACLU affiliates from across New England to file a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with the Boston office of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), to uncover how Trump administration officials are interpreting and executing the president’s Muslim ban. The filing is part of a coordinated effort from ACLU affiliates nationwide, which filed requests with CBP field offices and its headquarters spanning 55 international airports across the country.
As a voice for freedom and equality, our legislative priorities include promoting and preserving civil liberties for all. Through state legislative advocacy, we aim to defend and extend key constitutional principles, including privacy, justice, and democracy. The bills below represent just some of the issues of interest to the ACLU of Connecticut in 2016. Criminal […]
Detention is one of the cruelest aspects of our broken immigration system.
The Obama administration doubled down on one of its worst immigration legacies: the return and expansion of family detention.