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Reports that CBP conducts transportation searches up to 100 air miles away from borders

  1. Original Date Announced

    February 21, 2018

    CBP is increasingly engaging in warrantless searches in Florida, New York, New Hampshire, Texas, and Washington State up to 100 air miles away from the borders, including boarding Greyhound buses, according to the New York Times. [ID #307]

    New York Times: Under Trump, Border Patrol Steps Up Searches Far From the Border
  2. Effective Date

    February 21, 2018

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Reported
Trump Administration Action: Change in Practice
Subject Matter: Border
Agencies Affected: CBP


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