American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico New Mexico's Guardian of Liberty since 1962 2014-11-21T21:42:39Z http://www.aclu-nm.org/feed/atom/ Micah McCoy <![CDATA[ACLU-NM Regional Center for Border Rights Responds to President’s Immigration Announcement]]> http://www.aclu-nm.org/?p=1814 2014-11-21T19:07:21Z 2014-11-21T19:07:21Z LAS CRUCES, NM—Today, the ACLU of New Mexico Regional Center for Border Rights (RCBR) responded to President Obama’s announcement that he will take executive action to prevent the deportation up to 4.5 million people currently living in the United States

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Micah McCoy <![CDATA[ACLU: Family Detention is Wrong Regardless of Location]]> http://www.aclu-nm.org/?p=1813 2014-11-18T19:30:35Z 2014-11-18T19:30:35Z Immigrant rights organizations to protest ongoing family detention on Thursday in Artesia, NM   ARTESIA, NM—Today, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of New Mexico condemned the U.S. government’s decision to continue detaining vulnerable mothers and children in a new,

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Micah McCoy <![CDATA[Job Announcement: Field Organizer]]> http://www.aclu-nm.org/?p=1812 2014-11-17T23:33:19Z 2014-11-17T23:33:19Z OVERVIEW The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico (ACLU-NM) seeks a dynamic and experienced Field Organizer to conduct grassroots and grasstops organizing activities designed to shift the cultural dialogue around reproductive freedom in New Mexico by dispelling the shame

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Micah McCoy <![CDATA[Job Announcement: Office Manager]]> http://www.aclu-nm.org/?p=1803 2014-11-06T20:43:45Z 2014-11-06T20:43:45Z Office Manager Job Announcement   Overview The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico (ACLU-NM) seeks a detail-oriented, organized, friendly and experienced Office Manager. The Office Manager will be responsible for ensuring the smooth daily operations of the office, this

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Micah McCoy <![CDATA[2013/2014 Annual Report]]> http://www.aclu-nm.org/?p=1788 2014-10-16T21:58:42Z 2014-10-16T21:58:42Z Click “Start Prezi” and press play on the introduction video to begin the 2013/2014 interactive Annual Report. For a better viewing experience, expand the report to full screen using the button on the lower right part of your Prezi screen.

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Micah McCoy <![CDATA[Local Singer/Songwriter Wins the Southwestern Chapter of the ACLU of New Mexico Songwriting Competition]]> http://www.aclu-nm.org/?p=1797 2014-11-03T20:23:14Z 2014-10-14T19:19:38Z SILVER CITY, NM– PETER CHASE an Albuquerqueresident, has been selected as the winner in the Southwestern Chapter of the ACLU-NM’s Annual Singer/Songwriter Competition.  He has performed at, Jamm Music Fest in Jemez Springs, Glenwoodstock and Soccorofest.  In 2008 he took

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Micah McCoy <![CDATA[Doña Ana County Resolution Promotes Public Safety for All Residents]]> http://www.aclu-nm.org/?p=1785 2014-09-09T18:08:21Z 2014-09-09T18:08:21Z LAS CRUCES, NM—Today, the Doña Ana County Board of County Commissioners voted and passed a resolution establishing the county as a “Safe Community for All Residents.” The resolution joins Doña Ana County with countless communities across the nation, including major

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Micah McCoy <![CDATA[Groups Sue U.S. Government over Life-Threatening Deportation Process against Mothers and Children Escaping Extreme Violence in Central America]]> http://www.aclu-nm.org/?p=1777 2014-08-22T21:17:33Z 2014-08-22T21:17:33Z WASHINGTON–The American Civil Liberties Union, American Immigration Council, National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild, and National Immigration Law Center today sued the federal government to challenge its policies denying a fair deportation process to mothers and children who

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Micah McCoy <![CDATA[Victory! Court Orders Removal of Ten Commandments Monument from Bloomfield City Hall]]> http://www.aclu-nm.org/?p=1768 2014-08-08T16:09:57Z 2014-08-08T16:05:04Z BLOOMFIELD, NM—Yesterday afternoon, District Court Judge James Parker ruled that the granite monument featuring the Ten Commandments installed on the lawn of Bloomfield City Hall violated the establishment clause of the First Amendment, and must be removed by the city

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Micah McCoy <![CDATA[ACLU and El Paso Hospital Settle Body Cavity Search Lawsuit for 1.1 Million]]> http://www.aclu-nm.org/?p=1759 2014-07-07T20:12:28Z 2014-07-07T20:12:28Z El Paso hospital and doctors compensate New Mexico woman for their role in an illegal body cavity search performed at the border  EL PASO, TX—The University Medical Center of El Paso and emergency room physicians have paid a New Mexico

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