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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.
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The ACLU-WA filed a motion & proposed amicus brief in the State of Washington’s lawsuit challenging Pres. Trump’s recent Executive Order, arguing that the Order destabilizes and fundamentally alters the lives of many Washington residents & their families

A nationwide class-action lawsuit on behalf of thousands of children who are challenging the federal government's failure to provide them with legal representation as it carries out deportation hearings against them.

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