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The Constitution guarantees basic rights and freedoms to all people in America, not just U.S. citizens. Advocating fair treatment for non-citizens has been an important part of the ACLU’s work since its founding in 1920, when it opposed the summary arrest and deportation of Eastern European immigrants during the Palmer Raids.
Court says government must do more to reunite refugee families
April 10th is Dolores Huerta Day. Dolores Huerta championed the rights of farm workers and women.
Timeline of the Muslim Ban
Ruling hands Trump Administration another defeat: Court allows lawsuit challenging Trump's "extreme vetting" program to proceed as a class-action

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News Release, Published: 
Thursday, April 29, 2021
Agents wrongfully and unlawfully profiled, detained and interrogated two men in separate instances at the Spokane Intermodal Center bus station
News Release, Published: 
Friday, December 11, 2020
Current Outbreak Risks the Lives of Medically Vulnerable People at Tacoma Northwest Detention Center
News Release, Published: 
Thursday, March 19, 2020
A federal district court ruled that it will not immediately release immigrants detained at the Tacoma Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Washington
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Wednesday, March 18, 2020
News Release, Published: 
Monday, March 16, 2020
The ACLU of Washington, ACLU and Northwest Immigrant Rights Project filed a lawsuit seeking the release of people in civil detention at high risk for COVID-19 complications.

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