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@nbc @matt_cam @CBP @RepEspaillat @ICEgov @ifindkarma @mle_goldman @SirineShebaya @TrisResists @axidentaliberal @DemocracyStorm @HMAesq The plot thickens.

Not only was DHS (CBP/ICE) harassing journalists, activists & attorneys, & spying on protests & activist groups last summer, but they received "intel" from private security firms & disseminated it: on the Family Separation Protests!
theintercept.com/2019/04/29/fam…
@nbc @matt_cam @CBP @RepEspaillat @ICEgov @ifindkarma @mle_goldman @SirineShebaya @TrisResists @axidentaliberal @DemocracyStorm @HMAesq Here's the document showing the email from LookingGlass Cyber Threat Center, sending the collated list of 600 planned protest marches for June 30, 2018 to State Law Enforcement Fusion Centers, who then sent it on to DHS, just 2 days before the marches.

documentcloud.org/documents/5980…
@nbc @matt_cam @CBP @RepEspaillat @ICEgov @ifindkarma @mle_goldman @SirineShebaya @TrisResists @axidentaliberal @DemocracyStorm @HMAesq DHS, in turn, sent it out to all its affiliates because bad things could happen &their employees could be in danger. They cite the fact there was actually *one whole arrest* last summer as proof of this danger.

& the info was unsolicited, but they were required to share it. 🤨
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ICE is sending hundreds of asylum-seekers to a private prison in Mississippi

#AsylumIsLegal
motherjones.com/politics/2019/…
"ICE’s experiment at Tallahatchie has been carried out with little transparency or oversight. Congress required ICE in 2018 to publish basic information about the jails and detention centers it uses, but the agency has kept Tallahatchie off that list."
"Parole for asylum-seekers who passed their credible fear interviews used to be routine, but the Trump administration has moved toward universal detention of asylum-seekers."
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Judge Emmet Sullivan of the Federal District CT in DC (yes, the same Sullivan who lambasted Flynn last week) is behind this, too. Today, he's my hero! #AsylumIsLegal #FridayFeeling #NoBan
nytimes.com/2018/12/21/opi…
2-"A day after a federal judge denounced the former Trump adviser Michael Flynn, at a sentencing hearing, for lying to F.B.I. agents, the judge had a similar message on Wednesday for former Attorney General Jeff Sessions: Follow the law. It was one of two court decisions this
3-"week making clear that the administration was overstepping its powers to restrict the granting of asylum.The ruling on Wednesday involved then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s decision in June to bar immigrants from seeking asylum based on their fears of domestic violence and
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