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ACLU sues FBI for records related to black extremists report

ACLU sues FBI for records related to black extremists reportSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union sued the FBI on Thursday for records related to a divisive 2017 report that said black extremists were on the rise following the shooting deaths of several African-Americans.



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ACLU Opposes Kavanaugh Nomination In Rare Break From Own Policy

ACLU Opposes Kavanaugh Nomination In Rare Break From Own PolicyThe American Civil Liberties Union, which typically does not endorse



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Migrant families separated by U.S. are refusing reunification over dangers: ACLU

Migrant families separated by U.S. are refusing reunification over dangers: ACLU“We’ve had very difficult conversations with the parents this week,” Lee Gelernt of the ACLU told a federal judge in San Diego. Gelernt told the court that he had spent time over the past week in Guatemala trying to locate parents of some of the roughly 300 children in U.S. care and found about two-thirds were refusing to have their child returned to them. Gelernt said parents who refused to be reunited tended to have older children who could be recruited by violent gangs if they returned home.



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Government Agencies Coordinated To Arrest Migrants Seeking Legal Status, ACLU Says

Government Agencies Coordinated To Arrest Migrants Seeking Legal Status, ACLU SaysVarious branches of the federal government worked in tandem to time interviews



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ICE Withheld Deported Parents' Phone Numbers From Lawyers, ACLU Says

ICE Withheld Deported Parents' Phone Numbers From Lawyers, ACLU SaysThe American Civil Liberties Union told HuffPost that the government finally



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ACLU Sues Jeff Sessions For Denying Asylum To Victims Of Domestic Or Gang Violence

ACLU Sues Jeff Sessions For Denying Asylum To Victims Of Domestic Or Gang ViolenceThe American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against Attorney General



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ACLU Fighting To Release Gay Man In ICE Detention Since January

ACLU Fighting To Release Gay Man In ICE Detention Since JanuaryThe American Civil Liberties Union is fighting to end the monthslong detention



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ACLU Says Kris Kobach Is Still Giving Out Incorrect Information About Voter Registration

ACLU Says Kris Kobach Is Still Giving Out Incorrect Information About Voter RegistrationThe American Civil Liberties Union on Thursday requested that Kansas Secretary



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ACLU Enlists Celebrities To Help Teach Immigrants Their Rights If ICE Comes Knocking

ACLU Enlists Celebrities To Help Teach Immigrants Their Rights If ICE Comes KnockingA new series of animated films from the American Civil Liberties Union seeks



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Top ACLU Voting Rights Lawyer Rips Into Trump Expert's Evidence Of Kansas Voter Fraud

Top ACLU Voting Rights Lawyer Rips Into Trump Expert's Evidence Of Kansas Voter FraudThe ACLU’s top voting rights lawyer faced down one of President Donald Trump’s voter fraud commissioners in court on Friday, getting him to concede that he had shaky evidence of significant voter fraud in Kansas. The exchange came on the fourth day of a trial over a Kansas law that requires residents to prove they are U.S. citizens when they register to vote. Several residents who were not allowed to vote in the 2016 election are being represented by the American Civil Liberties Union in the suit against Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R). Dale Ho, director of the ACLU’s voting rights project, questioned Hans von Spakovsky, a former Justice Department official and member of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, who is one of the most prominent people arguing that noncitizen voter registration is a substantial issue.



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