President Trump sent federal agents to squash protests, but the situation has continuously escalated.
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Government agents brutalizing people are in the wrong, whether or not we sympathize with those on the receiving end.
A president from a party supposedly committed to restraining the federal government is now sending enforcers to cities over local objections.
Plus: How H-1B visa restrictions cost U.S. jobs, a woman sues the British health service over hormone blockers, and more...
American Airlines Reportedly Accused a Black Social Worker of Kidnapping the White Child In Her Care. Now She's Suing.
Never mind the court order showing the child as a dependent in her care.
The Department of Homeland Security announced in court that it would pull the contentious directive.
Homeland Security Acting Like 'An Occupying Army' Says Sen. Wyden, After Federal Agents Shoot Peaceful Portland Protester
Plus: free press threats, marriage licensing woes, Fiona Apple fights for prisoners, Trump spox talk up masks, and more...
In "Operation Asian Touch," federal agents coerced suspected human-trafficking victims into sex acts. Local cops seized money and threw them in jail.
40 Privacy Groups Ask Federal Oversight Agency To Push for Suspension of Federal Facial Recognition Technology
40 privacy advocacy groups send open letter to agency
Plus: Santa Cruz decriminalizes shrooms, the feds target medical marijuana in Michigan, "the growing threat to free speech online," and more...
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Fourth Amendment protections against warrantless searches are reduced when entering the country, but they’re not completely erased.
Keeping America safe!
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Confidential DHS Report Found ICE Kept 'Alarming' Number of Mentally Ill Detainees in Solitary Confinement
A previously confidential DHS report found "inhumane" use of solitary confinement against mentally ill detainees at an ICE detention center.
Longstanding discipline problems at DHS provide a glimpse of what fans of bigger government on the right and left would inflict on us.
It took the TSA multiple weeks to complete its review and conclude that Coke bottles are not a tool of terrorism.
"It could create concern that it’s the real thing," officials say.
Authorities questioned Ismael Ajjawi for eight hours at Logan Airport. Then they revoked his student visa.
A policy that allows for quicker deportations near the border could expand nationwide.
Libertarians have a lot of ideas about how to dismantle one of the most bloated, ineffective government departments ever.
Short-term holding tanks marked by poor food and unsanitary conditions as immigrants are imprisoned for weeks longer than they should be.
Ron Wyden and Rand Paul team up to stop Border Patrol from snooping in your stuff without good reason.
The agency, which has yet to release the agent's name, had to amend its statement about the circumstances of Claudia Patricia Gómez González's death.
Plus: The U.K. wants to be "the safest place in the world to be online," and Mike Gravel is running for president.
If it takes a QAnon conspiracy theorist to get the president pissed off at the TSA, then so be it.
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.
Plus: Facebook says it's pivoting to privacy, and congressional Democrats want to "save the internet."
Homeland Security and Florida Cops Spied on Chinese Massage Workers for Months but Still Couldn't Find Evidence of Human Trafficking
Nine women face felony prostitution charges and hundreds of their customers have been arrested. Florida says it's the real victim.
Elizabeth Nolan Brown talks about DHS's "Blue Campaign," which is pushing hotel and airline workers to call the feds if they suspect human trafficking.
How big hotel chains became arms of the surveillance state.
If Trump wants to negotiate good deals for taxpayers, he should start putting some pressure on his old nemesis: the National Football League.
The bill would likely stop Trump from using the "military version of eminent domain."
"Our Border Patrol stations were built decades ago to handle mostly male single adults in custody, not families and children."
Trump's chief of staff was there to add a veneer of respectability to some of the president's worst positions.
Children imprisoned longer than legal limit, resources directed away from actual border security, misleading statements about databases all surround the "zero tolerance" border policy
"These of course are not dangerous," the TSA admits. So why did they seize them?
A 10-year veteran of U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, Ortiz is also a "serial murderer" say Texas authorities.
Michael Chertoff gets a post at Freedom House.
Air marshals have snooped on about 5,000 of us since March-and not because they suspected any of those people of specific crimes.
The Trump administration is right to push the streamlining various parts of the executive branch.
Innocent kids will likely bear a terrible cost to "make America great again."
A new report documents the Border Patrol's interference with humanitarian work.
The fate of the popular adult ad platform remains unclear after a raid on Eros' North Carolina servers.