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CBP secretly targets non-profit immigration lawyers, journalists, and advocates for interrogation at border

  1. Original Date Announced

    March 6, 2019

    Press reports that leaked documents show the Trump administration kept a secret list of activists and journalists to stop at the U.S.-Mexico border, allegedly because the administration thought they had information about the "refugee caravan." The administration denied that it kept such a list.

    Further documents uncovered during the Biden administration show examples of CBP targeting and interrogating non-profit immigration attorneys at the border. [ID #942]

    Source: Leaked Documents Show the U.S. Government Tracking Journalists and Immigration Advocates Through a Secret Database 2019.10.18 FIELD INFORMATION REPORT Product Title: Migrant Caravan in Tijuana with ties to El Paso Texas

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Change in Practice
Subject Matter: Border
Agencies Affected: CBP ICE DHS

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