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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

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We explain that police departments that engage in this type of immigration enforcement violate both the federal Fourth Amendment right to be free from unreasonable search and seizure and the Washington Constitution’s prohibition on warrantless arrests.

A Thurston County Superior Court judge ordered the removal of misleading and inaccurate language in the ballot title for Initiative 966, a measure seeking to restrict how individuals may prove eligibility for state and local public benefits.

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