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4 May 2017

“Trump Says We Don’t Have To Let You In:” Report Says U.S. Border Officials Are Turning Away Asylum Seekers

Three times this winter a Honduran woman named Alma went to U.S. officials at the border between Reynosa, Mexico and Hidalgo, Texas, to ask for asylum for herself and her three children. She had fled Honduras because her other child had been killed by gang members, and she had brought documentation to prove it, but three times she was told by U.S. Customs and Border Protection that she would have to wait in Mexico. In February, the family was kidnapped.
Three times this winter a Honduran woman named Alma went to U.S. officials at the border between Reynosa, Mexico...
9 Feb 2017

TSA’s Own Files Show Doubtful Science Behind Its Behavior Screening Program

Newly released documents  from the Transportation Security Administration appear to confirm the concerns of critics who say that the agency’s controversial program  that relies on body language, appearance, and particular behaviors to  select passengers for extra screening in airports has little basis in  science and has led to racial profiling.
Newly released documents  from the Transportation Security Administration appear to confirm the...
17 Jul 2016

Feds Monitoring Activists on Facebook Ahead of Republican Convention

Federal authorities are watching political activists organizing protests ahead of next week’s Republican National Convention, warning that “anarchist extremists” pose a threat to Cleveland. The document, obtained by The Intercept, is dated July 7 and marked “For Official Use Only.” It says that the agencies had “no information to indicate a specific, credible threat to or associated with” the convention but also warns of the potential for a “lone wolf” terrorist attack or violence from Donald Trump supporters or people coming to protest him.
Federal authorities are watching political activists organizing protests ahead of next week’s Republican...
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