Joanne Lin has been a legislative counsel with the American Civil Liberties Union Washington Legislative Office since September 2007. She works with the Congress and executive agencies on a broad range of immigration and human rights issues including racial profiling, state and local immigration enforcement, access to higher education, immigration detention conditions, sexual assault in immigration detention, immigration due process, access to counsel, judicial review, material support bars, border enforcement, and excessive use of force by border patrol. Together with ACLU’s national litigation projects and state affiliates, Lin works with federal lawmakers to ensure that federal policies, practices, and procedures comport with the Constitution, due process, and civil liberties.
Mar 18, 2015
Big Government v. Traumatized Defenseless Children = Justice?
Jan 15, 2015
Business as Usual: House Leadership Uses DHS Spending Bill to Try to Kill President’s Executive Action on Immigration
Oct 17, 2014
Senate Democrats: Refugee Mothers and Children "Should Not Be Treated Like Criminals."
May 1, 2014
Speed Over Fairness: Deportation Under the Obama Administration
Feb 3, 2014
Jan 21, 2014
End Near for Shackling of Pregnant Women
Jan 18, 2013
Curtailing Immigration Prison System Can Reduce Spending Without Hurting Public Safety
Dec 13, 2012
Petitions, Sign-on Letter Sent to Administration Calling for End to Controversial Immigration Program
Nov 7, 2012
DREAM Act Passage in Maryland Should Spark Federal Action
Oct 2, 2012
Important Breakthrough for LGBT Immigrant Families