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SAN FRANCISCO — For more than two centuries, immigrants have played a vital role in the U.S. military, fighting and sometimes dying for their adopted country.
LOS ANGELES — The Trump administration is incarcerating hundreds of civil immigration detainees incommunicado at prison complex in Victorville, California complex. For the past week, the detainees have been all denied all access to attorneys, including pro bono lawyers who wanted to give them legal
LOS ANGELES — Seven Muslim women ejected from an Urth Caffe restaurant by its management have obtained a settlement agreement requiring the restaurant chain to hold diversity trainings for its employees and update its policies. The group of women, represented by the ACLU Foundation of Southern Calif
SANTA ANA — Under a groundbreaking settlement, the City of Laguna Beach has agreed to provide improvements to its homeless programs and facilities, ensuring that people with disabilities will have access in accord with the federal Americans with Disabilities Act and Rehabilitation Act.
LOS ANGELES — The ACLU Foundation of Southern California Annual Luncheon will this year honor the powerful, dystopian series "The Handmaid's Tale" with its Social Responsibility in the Media Award.
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