Let’s talk about public health at the border and inconsistency – Beau of the Fifth Column

Customs & Border Protection ordered to disclose social media surveillance rules

Department of Homeland Security agencies argued that disclosing information on their social media surveillance policies will help criminals circumvent the law. U.S. Customs and Border Protection cannot withhold information on its rules for authorizing agents to use fake identities and nongovernment accounts to spy on social media users, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. Government lawyersContinue reading “Customs & Border Protection ordered to disclose social media surveillance rules”

Let’s talk about our man in Haiti, Daniel Foote – Beau of the Fifth Column

Thousands of migrant children detained in Texas in appalling conditions – BBC News

An investigation by the BBC has found more than 2,000 migrant children being detained in a camp in El Paso, Texas, in appalling conditions. The centre at Fort Bliss is overcrowded and ridden with disease, with shortages of clean clothes and medical care for the children. Staff working there say that illnesses such as covidContinue reading “Thousands of migrant children detained in Texas in appalling conditions – BBC News”

Let’s talk about Biden, BBC, and the border – Beau of the Fifth Column

Documents Show Trump Officials Used Secret Terrorism Unit to Question Lawyers at the Border

In newly disclosed records, Trump officials cited conspiracies about Antifa to justify interrogating immigration lawyers with a special terrorism unit. Taylor Levy couldn’t understand why she’d been held for hours by Customs and Border Protection officials when crossing back into El Paso, Texas, after getting dinner with friends in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, in January 2019.Continue reading “Documents Show Trump Officials Used Secret Terrorism Unit to Question Lawyers at the Border”

ICE, CBP to stop using ‘illegal alien’ and ‘assimilation’ under new Biden administration order

The Biden administration has ordered U.S. immigration enforcement agencies to stop using terms such as “alien,” “illegal alien” and “assimilation” when referring to immigrants in the United States, a rebuke of terms widely used under the Trump administration. The change is detailed in memos sent Monday to department heads at Immigration and Customs Enforcement andContinue reading “ICE, CBP to stop using ‘illegal alien’ and ‘assimilation’ under new Biden administration order”

Chris Wallace Calls Out GOP Governor’s Silence On Migrant Sex Abuse During Trump Era

The Fox News host asked Texas’ Greg Abbott why he has been outspoken about Biden’s handling of the issue but didn’t complain when Trump was president. Fox News’ Chris Wallace on Sunday questioned Texas Gov. Greg Abbott about why he had attacked the Biden administration over reports of sexual assault at a migrant shelter despiteContinue reading “Chris Wallace Calls Out GOP Governor’s Silence On Migrant Sex Abuse During Trump Era”

Biden wants money to probe white supremacist beliefs at immigration agencies

President Joe Biden is calling for funding to investigate complaints of white supremacist beliefs at U.S. immigration enforcement agencies, according to a summary of his budget request for the coming fiscal year released on Friday. The Biden administration is asking Congress to increase the funding level for workforce oversight offices within U.S. Customs and BorderContinue reading “Biden wants money to probe white supremacist beliefs at immigration agencies”

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