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Attorney General Delivers Remarks on Immigration Enforcement to Border State Sheriffs

Attorney General Jeff Sessions met with a coalition of sheriffs from border states in Las Cruces, New Mexico, on April 11th to deliver a set of highly politicized remarks that illustrated the Trump administration’s hardline, fear-based approach to illegal immigration. … Continue reading

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150 Arizona National Guard Troops Prepare for Border Patrol Next Week

One hundred and fifty members of the Arizona National Guard will be deployed along the United States border with Mexico in the coming week, said state Gov. Doug Ducey on Friday. The announcement, made over Twitter and through an official … Continue reading

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Can Customs and Border Protection Agents Forensically Search Your Smartphone Without a Warrant?

Case Overview According to the one court of appeals, the answer is yes. Last week, a divided panel of judges from the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals found that warrantless, forensic searches of a U.S. citizen’s smartphones at the border … Continue reading

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Eleventh Circuit Judge Endorses Warrant for Border Device Searches

A recent federal appeals court decision shows that at least one judge thinks border agents should get a warrant before conducting forensic searches of travelers’ cell phones.  Although the majority of the three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals … Continue reading

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Presentation: Privacy and privilege at the Canadian border

The Canadian Bar Association's British Columbia Privacy and Access Law Section and the Immigration Section kindly invited me to Vancouver this past week to give a presentation on the topic of privacy and privilege at the border. Much of this … Continue reading

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