Last spring, the Department of Homeland Security started collecting DNA at United States borders for the first time. Since then, DHS has quietly begun to implement the largest expansion of government DNA collection and storing of biometric information in more than a decade.
Changes to the detention of non-citizen minors and families entered the Federal Register today, despite tens of thousands of public comments in opposition to the changes and serious concerns about its effects on migrant families and children.
New documents raise questions about Denver Police Department continued participation in a controversial Obama-era counterrorism program.
This week’s FOIA round-up: The Bureau of Indian Affairs has a new policy to protect employees from workplace harassment and ICE detainees in San Diego are being subjected to medical neglect
In this week’s FOIA round-up, High Country News obtains the Bureau of Indian Affairs’ new employee harassment policy, documents obtained by the Voice of San Diego show Immigration and Customs Enforcement is neglecting to care for detainees with serious medical conditions, and sexual misconduct allegations against doctors in California have drastically increased over the past two years according to data obtained by the Los Angeles Times.
MuckRock wants to learn more about the operations of these immigration detention facilities, private and public. If you’re a group local to a facility and want to help our effort, let us know.
|ICE FOIA Response Says Data Released, Unable To Find In MuckRock Or ICE Online FOIA Status System|