The Brennan Center, Electronic Privacy Information Center, and other civil society groups called on the Department of State to abandon a policy that would undermine Constitutional rights and lead to discrimination.
The Transportation Security Administration's new "secret watch list" is purportedly meant to protect airport security screeners. But it could easily turn into an "enemies list" of people the TSA will target at airports.
On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments against the third iteration of President Donald Trump’s Muslim ban. Faiza Patel says this will be a test for just how much the Supreme Court is willing to rein in an “obviously bigoted policy.”
The United States has a long history of using cutting-edge technology to collect and analyze data on immigrants. Unfortunately, we have an equally long history of misusing that data to justify nativist and exclusionary policies.
The Brennan Center for Justice submitted a Freedom of Information Act request seeking records about public/unsealed international terrorism and terrorism-related convictions from September 11, 2001, through December 31, 2016.