immigration policing

NH ACLU files lawsuits against checkpoints inside US borders

These checkpoints can be up to 100 miles inside the border. Their frequency went up in the years after 9/11, then diminished, but they are still going on. Due to their locations, they are usually stopping people who never crossed a border.

<<Gilles Bissonnette, legal director of the ACLU of New Hampshire, said the the interior checkpoints are being used “as a ruse to unlawfully search and seize people for the purpose of general crime control.”>>

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