American Sues US Government For Allegedly Pressuring Him To Unlock His Phone at Airport
CBP and DHS officers allegedly detained a Los Angeles man of Muslim faith for four hours before he boarded a plane, asking him questions and pressuring him to show them the contents of his phone.
Texas Seeks Death Penalty for Border Agent Who Allegedly Killed Four Women
Juan David Ortiz was indicted on a capital murder charge after allegedly killing four women he targeted for doing sex work.
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Police Just Found $40K of Weed Hidden Inside Some Golf Bags
Putt, putt, pass.
Border Guards Looked Through Nearly 60 Percent More Electronic Devices in 2017 than in 2016
Customs and Border Protection released a new directive Friday with more detailed guidelines for searching phones and computers.
Customs Agents Accused of Ritualized Sexual Assault on 'Rape Table' at Airport
Three Newark Airport employees say that assailants play the "Jackass" theme song during assaults, and that the abuse has been happening for years.
How Twitter Sued the Trump Administration and Won Almost Instantly
Twitter sued Customs and Border Protection on Thursday. By Friday morning, the government withdrew its subpoena for the user information of @ALT_uscis.
We Talked to the American NASA Scientist Who Had His Phone Seized at the Border
Sidd Bikkannavar is a natural born US citizen who just wanted to get home after racing solar-powered cars across South America.
The Time the Federal Government Used a Predator Drone to Arrest Armed Ranchers
In 2011, anti-government ranchers chased law enforcement off their property using high powered rifles. The feds returned with a Predator drone.
Don't Try to Smuggle Raw Chicken in Your Luggage
He tried to smuggle in five raw chickens and three packages of pork meat on a flight that arrived at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport last week.
Leaked Document Reveals Upcoming Biometric Experiments at US Customs
It’s not just facial recognition. The Customs and Border Protection has two more new pilot programs ready to launch.
US Customs Quietly Launches Facial Recognition Experiment at DC Airport
The facial recognition program is designed to catch “passport imposters” but has privacy advocates worried.
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Anonymous Border Patrol Agents Keep Killing People
US Customs and Border Protection agents have killed 46 people since 2005. None have gone to jail, and we don't even know most of their names.