Officials have never liked it when people are free to move about—and beyond their reach.
The coronavirus is not in your phone. Why should it be used to justify border searches?
"A cross-border shooting claim has foreign relations and national security implications."
The Trump administration is treating people of Iranian origin like a potential fifth column.
Fourth Amendment protections against warrantless searches are reduced when entering the country, but they’re not completely erased.
Trump Wanted Snipers and Electrified Spikes to Defend Border Moat Full of Alligators and Snakes, Says New Report
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Ron Wyden and Rand Paul team up to stop Border Patrol from snooping in your stuff without good reason.
Nine years after his shooting death on the border, the family of Sergio Adrian Hernandez Guereca may finally get a chance to hold the border agent accountable.
Historian Daniel Okrent looks back at the bigoted "intellectual justification" for anti-immigration policies.
Historian Daniel Okrent's new book, The Guarded Gate, recounts the history of bigotry, eugenics, and the "intellectual justification" of anti-immigration policies.
Oh, and the U.S. auto industry wouldn't even last that long.
Kirstjen Nielsen and John Kelly Keep Lying About 'Zero Tolerance' and Child Snatching, While Donald Trump Tells the Truth
The president, unlike his subordinates, admits that family separation was a deliberate policy aimed at deterring illegal border crossing.
Democrats' response did produce some good memes.
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The agency has announced new policies in response.
"Our Border Patrol stations were built decades ago to handle mostly male single adults in custody, not families and children."
$13.6 million might be a drop in the bucket. But this is still incredibly wasteful.
Trump's chief of staff was there to add a veneer of respectability to some of the president's worst positions.
Deploying Troops to the Border Is Expensive and Unnecessary, but at Least They're 'Getting Training Out of' It
"Training" is not a good enough justification for spending $200 million to send 8,000 troops to the border.
Pentagon Reportedly Admits Migrant Caravan Doesn't Pose Threat, Might Still Spend $220 Million to Stop It
Trump can probably find someone better to set up barbed wire fences on the border.
Candidates used to let political operatives do the dirty work so they could appear above it all. Not Trump.
This is what happens when "zero tolerance" meets the limitations of government resources.
"If you work for the industry, that is grounds for inadmissibility."
There's growing tolerance for splitting off chunks of what our social studies teachers insisted was an "indivisible" union.
"They just want a better life. I think most people in their shoes would do the same. And I stopped being able to reconcile that."
Is it right to limit immigration?
And abolishing ICE without changing the law isn't the way to fix it.
"You may learn about eminent domain, but until you are in the crosshairs of the government, you don't understand how it really works."
The late travel host changed television—and my life.
The political advantages of the president's zigzagging on family separation and the "Muslim ban" are not obvious.
Improving smuggling efforts isn't ideal, but it's better than just watching kids get torn from their families.
Nazi analogies do not strengthen the case against forcibly separating illegal border crossers from their children.
We'd be outraged by the unnecessary pursuit if Americans had been killed.
CBP won't return the cash unless the owner signs an illegal waiver.
Border Patrol guards average just two illegal-immigrant apprehensions per month; they don't need reinforcements.
America is not under siege.
The wall might turn out "big" and "beautiful." But how much will it cost, and what will it do?
A new report documents the Border Patrol's interference with humanitarian work.
Recreational pot use becomes legal in the Golden State in 2018. The feds don't care.
The new "unique identifier" for sex offenders stigmatizes people who pose no threat.