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Incident Details

Updated On
August 11, 2017
Date of Incident
January 29, 2017
Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Case number
1:17-cv-00353
Case Status
Dismissed
Type of case
Civil

Border Stop

Stopped at border? →
Yes
Target Nationality →
US Citizenship Status of Target →
U.S. permanent resident (green card)
Denied Entry? →
No
Stopped Previously? →
No
Asked for device access? →
Unknown
Asked to display social media? →
Unknown
Asked for social media passwords? →
Unknown
Asked intrusive questions about work? →
Yes
Were devices searched or seized? →
Unknown

Border Stop

Border Point →
Washington, D.C.
Stopped at border? →
Yes
Target Nationality →
US Citizenship Status of Target →
U.S. non-resident
Denied Entry? →
Yes
Stopped Previously? →
No
Asked for device access? →
Unknown
Asked to display social media? →
Unknown
Asked for social media passwords? →
Unknown
Asked intrusive questions about work? →
Yes
Were devices searched or seized? →
Unknown

Incident Details

Date of Incident
April 30, 2021
Location
Nogales, Arizona

Border Stop

Stopped at border? →
Yes
US Citizenship Status of Target →
U.S. citizen
Denied Entry? →
No
Stopped Previously? →
Yes
Asked for device access? →
Unknown
Asked to display social media? →
No
Asked for social media passwords? →
No
Asked intrusive questions about work? →
Yes
Were devices searched or seized? →
No

Incident Details

Date of Incident
October 18, 2021
Location
Portland, Oregon

Border Stop

Stopped at border? →
Yes
Denied Entry? →
No
Stopped Previously? →
No
Asked for device access? →
Unknown
Asked to display social media? →
Unknown
Asked for social media passwords? →
Unknown
Asked intrusive questions about work? →
Yes
Were devices searched or seized? →
Unknown