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October 27, 2016
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Social Issues Strike a Chord With ACLU Donors

Dennis Walsh for STAND

RIDING A WAVE ON IMMIGRATION: The ACLU defended immigrant-rights activist 
Alejandro Valenzuela when he had a run-in with the Border Patrol. The nonprofit has seen donor support rise as causes it long championed gain political traction.

Change typically comes slowly in America, but there are times when social movements upend public opinion with startling speed.

So when issues like immigration rights, surveillance and privacy, and mass incarceration gained momentum during the last...

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