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Incident Details

Date of Incident
December 2017
Location
El Paso, Texas

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? →
No
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

Updated On
November 1, 2021
Date of Incident
December 13, 2017
Location
Laredo, Texas
Case number
5:19-cv-00048
Case Status
Appealed
Type of case
Civil

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Laredo Police Department
Charges →
Unnecessary use of force? →
No