Activists warn the practice of detaining people at courthouses and other government venues has discouraged immigrants from cooperating with authorities, even when they are victims of violent crimes.
The Trump team is working on a "safe third country" agreement with Mexico, which would make migrants who travel through Mexico ineligible for asylum in the United States.
The ACLU is suing the Trump administration over the president's national emergency declaration.
The lawsuit, filed on behalf of 11 asylum seekers who have been returned to Mexico, alleges Border Patrol agents did not assess whether the migrants had reason to "fear for their lives."
The shuttering of a prison debate club shows the precarious nature of free-speech rights among American inmates.
Although the Trump administration wants to restrict access to the ballot box, its chief spokesperson once sued to overturn a ban on student voting.
In Kansas, federal Judge Julie Robinson levied a decision that demolished the voter fraud argument that Kobach and his supporters have evangelized around the country.
The injunction is the first step in a legal challenge brought by the American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa and Planned Parenthood.
After getting rid of his Commission on Election Integrity, the president is pointing toward DHS to pick up the mantle.
When commentators hasten to blame students and protesters, they engage in a sort of chattering-class solidarity—while empowering the true threats to free speech.
A 2015 law signed by Governor Rick Snyder protects child-placement agencies from providing services that conflict with their religious beliefs.
The three California chapters of the American Civil Liberties Union appear to be taking a hardline stance on white supremacist protestors, but it's still unclear what that will mean for future rallies.
The organization filed open record requests to determine whether the attorney general conspired with state officials to end DACA.
The lawsuit comes as the government is pursuing charges of rioting, conspiracy, and property destruction against more than 200 people arrested on Inauguration Day.
The alert follows the passage of a controversial law that allows law enforcement to ask about a person's immigration status during traffic stops.
The ACLU has filed a complaint in Colorado asserting a doctor was disciplined by a Catholic hospital simply for talking about an abortion.
The early debate around a key provision wasn’t about anything like mass collection of phone records.