FOIA NOTES: Call for Border Patrol to Use Restraint against Rock Throwers Censored from DHS Report
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FOIA NOTES: Call for Border Patrol to Use Restraint against Rock Throwers Censored from DHS Report

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) censored part of an internal report calling on U.S. Border Patrol agents to exercise restraint in confrontations with rock throwers at the U.S.-Mexico border, according to an article published in today’s Washington Post. First published by the DHS inspector general in September 2013 with significant redactions, a complete copy of … Continue reading

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Migration News: January 24, 2014

The Mexican Congress approved a set of constitutional reforms on transparency requiring federal, state, municipal, judicial, and congressional officials, along with political parties and labor unions, to publish a full accounting of the public funds they receive. The reforms also give greater autonomy to the Federal Institute for Access to Information (IFAI) in settling disputes … Continue reading