immigrants' rights

Encarcelar inmigrantes indocumentados: Más que una política discriminatoria, un negocio lucrativo

Las decisiones inmigratorias federales reflejan poca o nula valoración por los derechos humanos y las libertades civiles, por lo cual no es sorpresa que se haga un negocio de la crisis de familias y niños y niñas refugiados de Centro América.

Incarcerating undocumented immigrants: More than a discriminatory policy, a lucrative business

Federal immigration decisions reflect little to no consideration for human rights and civil liberties, and a business has been created from the crisis facing refugee families and children from Central America.

Federal appeals court limits "mandatory" immigration detention

ACLU class action lawsuit argued federal government wrongly incarcerated more than 100 people a year in Massachusetts jails under "mandatory detention" provision.

ACLU backs children refugees at the Stand Up for All Kids rally

ACLU rallies to show support for immigrant children

On August 7, 2014, the ACLU of Massachusetts rallied at the State House to express support for the unaccompanied immigrant children who have fled violence in Central America.

Attorney Nashwa Gewaily, a legal fellow at the organization, addressed the crowd of hundreds, telling them that "In the battle for basic justice and moral decency we will win." Watch the video of her speech, read the transcript and see more photos below.