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ACLU: Family Detention is Wrong Regardless of Location

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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Doña Ana County Resolution Promotes Public Safety for All Residents

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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New Mexico Has Little-Known For-Profit Prison for Immigrants; ACLU Investigation of Such Prisons Reveals Abuse, Inhumane Conditions

Report Shows Federal Bureau of Prisons Incentivizes Mistreatment, Shields Immigrant Prisons from Scrutiny   ALBUQUERQUE, NM – The Cibola County Correctional Center in Milan, NM, is one of the 13 little-known CAR (Criminal Alien Requirement) prisons for immigrants in the

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“Do the Yankees Want More Hitters?”: My Encounter With a U.S. Border Patrol Agent

By Caroline Iosso, RCBR Project Coordinator “Well, I pepper spray them in the face, of course, drag them to the ground, kick them, and handcuff them” The U.S. Border Patrol agent laughed and waited a beat before giving a more

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ACLU Border Affiliates Oppose Border Enforcement Provisions in Senate Bill: Will Seek to Improve the Bill to Enhance Human and Civil Rights Protections

The ACLU Southwest Border affiliates, including the ACLU of California, issued the following joint statement in response to the Senate’s vote to proceed on immigration reform: The Southwest border affiliates of the American Civil Liberties Union strongly oppose the provisions

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