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Torrance County Detention Facility Lawsuit

The ACLU of NM and the New Mexico Immigrant Law Center filed a lawsuit on behalf of nine asylum-seekers formerly detained at the Torrance County Detention Center as well as the Santa Fe Dreamers Project, a non-profit that advocates for immigrants and refugees detained in New Mexico.

May 12, 2021 Immigrants’ Rights

NMLOPD, NMCDLA, ACLU-NM v. State of New Mexico, Grisham, Lucero, & Martinez

Today, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of New Mexico, the New Mexico Law Offices of the Public Defender (LOPD), and the New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (NMCDLA) filed an emergency petition asking the New Mexico Supreme Court to immediately reduce the number of people in

April 2, 2020

Maldonado v. Loberg and The New Mexico Department of Public Safety

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of New Mexico filed a lawsuit against a New Mexico State Police (NMSP) officer and the New Mexico Department of Public Safety, alleging that NMSP officer Sondre Loberg used excessive force against Dametrio Maldonado, 57, who is Native American and a membe

March 3, 2020

McDowell v. Allsup's Convenience Stores

Today, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of New Mexico, along with cooperating attorney Richard Rosenstock, filed a complaint in the First Judicial District Court on behalf of Jordan McDowell, an African American university student from New Orleans, who was discriminated against by an emp

January 14, 2020