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News Release, Published: 
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
“Today, in an act of cruelty, the government and President Trump went back on their word, threw the lives and futures of 800,000 Dreamers and their families into disarray, and injected chaos and uncertainty into thousands of workplaces and communities across America. There is no humane way to end DACA before having a permanent legislative fix in place.
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Washington's special education students are entering the school to prison pipeline because schools suspend or expel them twice as much as their peers.
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Ten-year-old Tory moved from Georgia and started in the Clover Park School District in June 2015. While Tory was once excited to go to a school with supportive teachers, now he is anxious about school as a place where he will be mistreated by teachers and humiliated in front of his peers.

Complaint - Gomez v Coleman

Document, Published: 
Monday, August 21, 2017
Complain regarding a man involved in a traffic accident while driving to church, for which he was not at fault, but was still held until ICE could detain him for immigration enforcement purposes.
Court Document: 
Gomez v. Coleman
News Release, Published: 
Thursday, August 17, 2017
In a first for a case involving CIA torture, the American Civil Liberties Union announced a settlement today in the lawsuit against the two psychologists who designed and implemented the agency’s brutal program.
News Release, Published: 
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
The Seattle City Council adopted legislation, the strongest in the nation, that will help bring transparency and accountability to the City’s acquisition of surveillance technology.