ICE is Paying Millions to Surveillance Company to Spy on People’s Communications

ICE is Paying Millions to Surveillance Company to Spy on People’s Communications

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the agency at the centre of carrying out President Trump’s “zero tolerance” approach to immigration enforcement and family separation, has for years been contracting a US surveillance company to intercept peoples’ communications across the United States.

Unconstitutional Searches of Electronic Devices at American Airports Have Quadrupled

Unconstitutional Searches of Electronic Devices at American Airports Have Quadrupled

Agents with U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement consider requests from other government agencies in determining whether to search travelers’ electronic devices, the court papers said.

New Documents Reveal DHS Asserting Broad, Unconstitutional Authority to Search Travelers’ Phones and Laptops

New Documents Reveal DHS Asserting Broad, Unconstitutional Authority to Search Travelers’ Phones and Laptops

The request for summary judgment comes after the groups obtained documents and deposition testimony revealing that U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement authorize border officials to search travelers’ phones and laptops for general law enforcement purposes, and consider requests from other government agencies when deciding whether to conduct such warrantless searches.

US Government proves again that it has no problem spying on American citizens

US Government proves again that it has no problem spying on American citizens

Over fifty individuals – including eight American citizens – are accusing the US government of violating their privacy rights by tracking them in a secret database compiled and shared between Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the U.S. Border Patrol, Homeland Security Investigations and even agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in San Diego.

Schneier on Security

Schneier on Security

Both the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) are hiding surveillance cameras in streetlights. It's unclear where the DEA and ICE streetlight cameras have been installed, or where the next deployments will take place.