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Iranian Americans stopped at border in Blaine: Released records confirm what agency still won’t say
Documents provide new details about how many individuals were held and for how long. "You can't just sweep this under the carpet," said a lawyer who has been fighting for the records in court.
Border officials lied about targeted stops of Iranian Americans back in January
Last January, 277 people, many of them U.S. citizens or permanent residents with Iranian heritage or ties to the Middle East, were stopped by border agents, records obtained by the Council for ...
U.S. agents held hundreds of Iranians at U.S.-Canada border amid rising tensions: docs
The emails reveal 277 people of Iranian heritage were referred for secondary vetting this past January between B.C. and Washington state — more than the 60 originally estimated.
US border agents detained Iran-linked travellers unlawfully, emails show
The documents, obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and the Northwest Immigrants Rights Project (NWIRP), found that US Customs ...
Customs officials detained dozens of Americans with Iranian ties after agency directive
The emails, made public under the Freedom of Information Act, show that CBP’s Seattle field office ... Islamic Relations and the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project. Americans must be ...
US Customs agents Improperly Detain Iranian-Americans at US-Canada Border: Report
"This directive was blatantly unconstitutional," said Matt Adams, legal director of the Seattle-based Northwest Immigrant Rights Project. "It violates constitutional protections saying that you ...
Customs agents held more Iranian Americans and others at US-Canada border than it admitted, records show
“This directive was blatantly unconstitutional,” said Matt Adams, legal director of the Seattle-based Northwest Immigrant Rights Project. “It violates constitutional protections saying that ...
New emails reveal CBP directive that led to detaining of Iranian-Americans at WA border
The emails were published by the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP ... One particular correspondence confirms that CBP’s Seattle Field Office directed the port of entry in Blaine ...
ICE Appears To End Use Of Federal Prisons For Immigrant Detainees
Jorge Baron, executive director of the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, says some asylum seekers being held in the federal prison near Seattle told him the treatment in the federal prison was ...