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N.Y. Lawsuit Seeks To Halt Suspicionless Searches

NEW YORK - (AP) Civil rights lawyers sued the government Tuesday to stop authorities from snooping in the laptops, cell phones and cameras of international travelers without probable cause. The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court in Brooklyn against the Department of Homeland Security as well as...

Lawsuit: Mentally Ill U.S. Citizen Wrongly Deported

ATLANTA - (AP) A mentally disabled U.S. citizen who spoke no Spanish was deported to Mexico with little but a prison jumpsuit after immigration agents manipulated him into signing documents allowing his removal, a lawsuit filed Wednesday alleges. His lawyers say the agents ignored records showing his...

ACLU Sues Feds For Shackling Immigrant Detainees

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups have filed a lawsuit i n San Francisco federal court seeking to stop a practice in which alleged illegal immigrants are shackled at the feet, waist and wrists while appearing in immigration court. The groups allege in the suit filed...