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ACLU-NM Urges Investigation into Abusive Treatment at CBP Ports of Entry

  LAS CRUCES, NM—Today, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of New Mexico Regional Center for Border Rights (RCBR), the ACLU Foundation of Texas (ACLU-TX), and the Southern Border Communities Coalition (SBCC) filed a complaint on behalf of thirteen border

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CBP Called Her “A whore”: How Border Officers Violate Rights and Strip People of Dignity at Ports of Entry

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“You’re a whore.” That’s what a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officer told 51-year-old grandmother Amanda Rodríguez, as she passed through the Ysleta port of entry in El Paso, TX for her weekly shopping trip to Walmart. Her ordeal

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ACLU and PDIB Applaud New Protections for Migrants’ Personal Property

New repatriation agreements between DHS and Mexico call for personal property to be returned to owners prior to deportation LAS CRUCES, NM—Today, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of New Mexico’s Regional Center for Border Rights (RCBR) and the Programa

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ACLU of New Mexico Denounces REAL ID Bullying

ALBUQUERQUE, NM—Today, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of New Mexico denounced the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) heavy-handed attempt to force national identity cards on New Mexicans in the form of REAL ID, an extremely unpopular and unfunded mandate

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Aid in Dying: David Bradley’s Statement

I am 61 years old, I have made my living as an artist for 35 years. I am a member of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe and my wife and son are members of Jemez Pueblo. I have lived in New

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