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Ex-CIA Interrogator Trains ICE Agents in ‘Counterterrorism’ as They Terrorize Immigrants

June 24, 2018

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement pays a private security firm run by former top CIA interrogator Barry McManus to train ICE agents in intelligence and “counterterrorism.” TRNN’s Ben Norton speaks with investigative journalist Ken Klippenstein.

US Gov’t Treats Dogs Better than Detained Immigrant Children

June 23, 2018

While the US Department of Homeland Security puts immigrant children in cages, Customs and Border Protection treats dogs to “plush double-sided sheepskin bedding” at a pet resort. TRNN’s Ben Norton speaks with investigative journalist Ken Klippenstein

Feds Secretly Monitoring the Black Lives Matter Movement

December 2, 2017

The FBI and DHS justify the surveillance by claiming Black Lives Matter activists are “black supremacist extremists” prone to violence. But it’s really just an attempt to criminalize black protestors and silence the movement, says Stephanie Llanes of the Center for Constitutional Rights

Report: Obama Admin Paid Private Prisons $1 Billion to Detain Asylum Seekers

August 17, 2016

The push to warehouse asylum-seeking women and children in a private facility as a deterrent violates US obligations to international law, says Mark Fleming of the National Immigrant Justice Center

45 Years After COINTELPRO FBI Continues to Monitor Activists

March 8, 2016

Chip Gibbons, Legal Fellow, says over 60 national groups have signed onto a letter calling on the House and Senate Judiciary Committees to investigate FBI and DHS’s monitoring of activists

What Makes the American Security State Necessary?

June 12, 2013

Phyllis Bennis: Will any amount of surveillance make Americans secure when US foreign policy is based on global hegemony?

Senate Immigration Bill Fails to Advance Immigrant Rights

June 11, 2013

Comprehensive immigration reform fails to address root causes of migration