• Trump administration sued over policy to send asylum seekers to Central America

    The first major lawsuit was filed Wednesday challenging the Trump administration’s policy of deporting asylum seekers outside of the US, saying people are being placed into extreme danger and are being sent to countries where there is “virtually no chance they will find refuge.” The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Washington, DC, was brought […]

  • Netflix Will ‘Rethink’ Georgia Shoots if Abortion Law Holds

    Though major studios have so far remained quiet on Georgia’s recently passed abortion law , Netflix on Tuesday said it will contest the legislation and “rethink our entire investment” in the state, should the law going into effect. Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos said in a statement that the streaming giant will work with […]

  • Watch: Black man handcuffed while moving into his own home

    Several months after a black man was handcuffed by police while moving into his own home, the American Civil Liberties of Kansas asked the state attorney general to investigate the situation. The ACLU says they are calling attention to a racial bias culture in the department.

  • ACLU says records show racial profiling, mocking of Marine detained by ICE

    The American Civil Liberties Union released records Monday that it says show a police officer racially profiling a U.S. citizen and Marine veteran who was detained for deportation and mocking his disability. Jilmar Ramos-Gomez, a former Marine who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, was held for three days in an immigration facility in Michigan in December for […]

  • ICE Detained, Almost Deported US-Born Marine Veteran: ACLU

    A Marine veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder was held for three days for possible deportation before federal authorities learned that he was a U.S. citizen born in Michigan, lawyers said Wednesday. Jilmar Ramos-Gomez, 27, lives in the Grand Rapids area. He was released on Dec. 17 from a detention center in Calhoun County after personal […]

  • Meijer pharmacist denies Michigan woman miscarriage medication over religious beliefs

    A Michigan woman says a Meijer pharmacist denied her medication prescribed to treat her miscarriage because it was against his religious beliefs. The Michigan branch of American Civil Liberties Union filed a complaint Tuesday asking Meijer to create policy requiring pharmacists to give patients their prescriptions, regardless of the pharmacists’ beliefs, after Rachel Peterson was forced to […]

  • ACLU sues Jeff Sessions over restricting asylum for victims of domestic, gang violence

    The American Civil Liberties Union has sued the Trump administration for restricting migrants fleeing their home countries because of domestic and gang violence from being granted asylum. The ACLU said it had filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday in Washington against U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and others over policies instructing asylum officers that “in general” claims based on domestic or […]

Qr Code Follow Nbc 728x90
Suscribe Form Desktop


Submit your suggestions and questions

Nbc Palm Spring Logo

Download our App

Apple Store Logo

Play Store Logo