Rights Group Sues DHS For Info On Asylum Seekers

Law360 (March 26, 2018, 8:12 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is violating federal public records laws by failing to provide records of how immigration officers treat asylum seekers, a rights organization told a California federal court on Monday.

The Central District of California should compel DHS to provide copies of records that will allow Human Rights Watch to analyze the credibility of misconduct and due process violation allegations made by immigrants against U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers, according to the organization’s complaint in the Central District of California.

DHS has violated the Freedom of Information Act by dragging out the process since Human Rights...

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