WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration has engaged in an unconstitutional practice of searching without a warrant the phones and laptops of Americans who are stopped at the border, a lawsuit filed on Wednesday alleged. (Reuters Politics) More
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U.S. News & World Report
Consider the case of Vermont journalist Terry J. Allen, who was wrongly asked to erase her camera's memory card and turn over her cellphone by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers during a recent border crossing. She wrote about the ... The ...
Posted on 22 September 2017 | 9:22 pm | Google News
Kim Jong Un calls Trump deranged in provocative warning
So, if China follows through, and that is the "if" here, it is a significant diplomatic win for this administration, and it may show that the tough talk from the president and from Nikki Haley may have had an impact on the world body. This is earlier ...
Posted on 22 September 2017 | 8:49 pm | Google News
Bullying at the border hurts Vermont | The Brattleboro Reformer ...
Vermont is well-known around the world as a place that welcomes outsiders, as travelers or as new residents. It has to be. There's just 625,000 of us here, and ...
Posted on 20 September 2017 | 2:27 pm | Google News
Airport searches: Show me your phone, or else!
Now the ACLU has taken that fight a big step further by filing a lawsuit against DHS. ... “The number of electronic device searches at the border began increasing in 2016 and has grown even more under the Trump administration,” the ACLU noted. It said ...
Posted on 15 September 2017 | 8:57 am | Google News
Mintpress News (blog)
EFF, ACLU Bring Class-Action Suit Over Warrantless Searches At Border
Mintpress News (blog)
Homeland Security officers improperly searched laptops and smartphones without warrants from people entering the country, 10 U.S. citizens and one green card holder claim in a federal class action Wednesday. A group ... “People now store their whole ...
Posted on 15 September 2017 | 6:11 am | Google News
White House Sued over Phone Searches at US Border (Audio)
Erik Larson, a legal reporter for Bloomberg News, discusses a new lawsuit against the Trump administration, which accuses the administration of allowing federal border agents to seize and search the mobile phones of thousands of people, both citizens ...
Posted on 14 September 2017 | 2:35 pm | Google News
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