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DETAINED IMMIGRANTS FILE CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT AGAINST ICE, DEMAND IMMEDIATE RELEASES FROM EXTREMELY UNSAFE CONDITIONS DURING GLOBAL PANDEMIC

Lawsuit Also Defends First Amendment Right to Hunger Strike Over Dangerous Conditions FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACTS: San Francisco Public Defender’s Office (628) 249-7946 (cell) Valerie.Ibarra@sfgov.org ACLU SoCal Communications, 626-755-4129 (cell)  communications@aclusocal.org,  ACLU NorCal (415) 621-2493( cell)  press@aclunc.org  Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area, (415) 500-5229, mconleybuchsieb@lccrsf.org April 21, 2020 SAN … Continue reading DETAINED IMMIGRANTS FILE CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT AGAINST ICE, DEMAND IMMEDIATE RELEASES FROM EXTREMELY UNSAFE CONDITIONS DURING GLOBAL PANDEMIC



Reflections from Alabama

Written by Bréyon Austin, Clinic and Pro Bono Coordinator Please Note: the below contains images and content that might be upsetting. Anxiety and fear, the only emotions I am able to name as the flight from San Francisco touches down in Montgomery. My first trip to the deep south, to the land that has represented … Continue reading Reflections from Alabama



Lawsuit Demands ICE Release Immigrants at Risk of Death from COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 24, 2020  Contact: Mark Conley-Buchsieb, mconleybuchsieb@lccrsf.org, (415) 500-5229 Lawsuit Demands ICE Release Immigrants at Risk of Death from COVID-19 :Thirteen Detainees at Yuba County Jail and Mesa Verde in Bakersfield are Plaintiffs SAN FRANCISCO — Today, thirteen immigrants detained in two ICE detention centers in California filed a lawsuit in federal district court against U.S. … Continue reading Lawsuit Demands ICE Release Immigrants at Risk of Death from COVID-19