CBP Wants Out Of FOIA Suit Involving Muslim, Arab Travelers
Law360 (February 21, 2018, 10:25 PM EST) -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection told a D.C. federal judge recently that it’s sufficiently responded to an Arab-American civil rights group’s request for records related to a program that expedites customs clearance for Muslim and Arab individuals, and therefore the lawsuit against it should be eliminated.
CBP said in a motion for summary judgment on Friday that since the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee lodged its Freedom of Information Act lawsuit back in April, it’s turned over more than 500 pages of records related to its Global Entry program, and that the remainder of the documents were properly withheld under FOIA exemptions....
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