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Regardless of one’s views on U.S. immigration policy, the fundamental civil liberties protections of the Bill of Rights and the U.S. Constitution protect every person in this country—citizens and non-citizens alike. While the government can legitimately control its borders, the power to exclude and deport people must be exercised fairly and humanely, subject to our constitutional norms and consistent with U.S. obligations under international law.  ACLU-TN works to protect and promote the fair treatment of immigrants in our laws and institutions, and to combat discrimination against them.

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18 10, 2018

ACLU-TN to Honor Former State Rep. Johnnie R. Turner and Advocate Sally Levine with Lifetime Achievement Awards

2018-10-18T17:02:31+00:00 October 18th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|

ACLU-TN will honor former State Representative Johnnie R. Turner and advocate Sally Levine with its Lifetime Achievement Award at the organization's 50th anniversary edition of its annual fundraiser, The Constitution Uncorked, on November 29.

3 10, 2018

2018-19 Barrett Lecture: Challenging Family Separation in the Courts

2018-10-03T16:16:09+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Events|

Fri., 10/5: ACLU’s Immigrants’ Rights Project Deputy Director will discuss ACLU's lawsuit challenging the federal government’s practice of forcibly separating parents and children at the border

3 10, 2018

The Darkhorse Theater presents: Building the Wall

2018-10-03T15:31:52+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Events|

Fri.-Sat., 10/19-20: The Darkhorse Theater is presenting this play about the consequences of President Trump's anti-immigration campaign rhetoric being turned into federal policy. All proceeds benefit the ACLU Foundation of Tennessee.

21 08, 2018

09/06/18: Statewide Webinar: “Liberties on the Line: From the Session to the Election”

2018-08-21T10:29:22+00:00 August 21st, 2018|Categories: Events|

Statewide Webinar: "Liberties on the Line: From the Session to the Election" (NEW DATE) Thursday, September 6; 5 – 6 p.m. CT

13 08, 2018

The Vigil (Spring 2018)

2018-08-13T14:13:05+00:00 August 13th, 2018|Categories: Newsletters, Publications|

In this issue: “ACLU Protects Fourth Amendment Rights of Disabled Veteran," "Tennessee Lawmakers Appeal Federal Dismissal of Anti-Refugee Lawsuit," "2018 Legislative Review," "ACLU Explores Criminal Justice Reform, Voting Rights On Statewide Speaking Tour," "The 'Get Your Right To Vote Back' Program," "#FamiliesBelongTogether" and more.

11 07, 2018

07/15/18: Know Your Rights at School, at Work, with Law Enforcement & at the Polls

2018-07-11T14:58:50+00:00 July 11th, 2018|Categories: Events|

Do you know your constitutional right to religious liberty when you're at school? In the workplace? What are your rights when interacting with law enforcement? What are your rights at [...]