Original Date AnnouncedMarch 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
Subsequent Trump-Era and Court Action(s)
July 19, 2021
2021.07.19 NYU Cornell DHS OCRCL Complaint_First Amendment Retaliation
Legal clinics at NYU and Cornell filed a complaint with the Department of Homeland Security Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, "seeking an investigation of, and corrective action to address, retaliatory immigration enforcement by officials within the Department of Homeland Security" against immigration activists.View Document