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A guard escorts an immigrant detainee at an ICE detention center in Adelanto, Calif., in 2013. Immigration and Customs Enforcement may create new detention facilities around the country to hold record numbers of detainees. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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D.C. Appeals Court Rules For Teen Seeking Abortion While In U.S. Illegally

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Abortion rights opponents gather during a rally in downtown Louisville earlier this summer. A federal judge issued an order to keep protesters away from a "buffer zone" outside the EMW Women's Surgical Center. Dylan Lovan/AP hide caption

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A protester wears a pistol in Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday. The ACLU says it will consider the potential for violence when evaluating whether to represent potential clients. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Following the weekend's violent clashes around a white nationalist demonstration in Charlottesville, Va., some are asking what authorities could have done differently. Above, demonstrators and counter-protestors face off at the entrance to Emancipation Park during Saturday's "Unite the Right" rally. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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The ACLU and three other plaintiffs have filed a lawsuit against the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, alleging its advertising guidelines are unconstitutional. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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An ACLU representative speaks with Rep. Don Beyer, D-Va., during a protest at Dulles International Airport in Virginia on Jan. 29, 2017. The ACLU is suing for documents related to implementation of the president's travel ban. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc. hide caption

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The number of people who have been asked to hand over their cellphones and passwords by Customs and Border Protection agents has increased nearly threefold in recent years. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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More Travelers Entering U.S. Are Being Asked For Their Cellphones And Passwords

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