On Thursday 08/15, the Chaldean Community Foundation, Congressman Andy Levin and Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence hosted a vigil for Jimmy Aldaoud, the 41-year-old Detroit man who was deported to Iraq.
The ACLU and MIRC sent letters today to nine county sheriffs, prosecutors, and two police chiefs, urging that they stop detaining people in jails at the request of ICE.
Benton Harbor High School has anchored its community for generations. It deserves a chance to stay open.
We have submitted a letter to Governor Gretchen Whitmer, urging the administration to partner with the Benton Harbor community and find a solution together.
In June, New York’s Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law a measure Ms. Sanchez and other supporters of immigrant rights, including the ACLU of Michigan, would like to see duplicated in Michigan.
Facial recognition technology is racially biased and threatens privacy. The Detroit Police Department has no place using it.
Today a diverse coalition of twelve local civil rights organizations urged the Detroit Board of Police Commissioners to reject the Detroit Police Department’s (DPD) proposed use of facial recognition technology in a joint letter.
Sharee Miller was fired for reporting severe abuse of fellow inmates. Under this new settlement, prisoners can report without retaliation.
The ACLU of Michigan has settled a federal lawsuit after the Michigan Department of Corrections agreed to a major policy change that will allow prisoners to report any abuse they witness of other inmates.
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