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ACLU v. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (2017)

Category: Discrimination    Racial/Ethnic Discrimination    Immigration    Open Government    


About This Case:
This is a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit demanding government documents about the on-the-ground implementation of President Trump's Muslim bans.  Filed on behalf of six New England ACLU Affiliates, the lawsuit seeks records from the Boston field office of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) related to CBP's implementation of President Trump's Muslim bans at T.F. Green, Bradley, Bangor, Burlington, Logan and Manchester airports.

Current Status:
Lawsuit filed in April 2017.

ACLU Attorney:
Zachary Heiden, Legal Director, ACLU of Maine

Related Documents
Related News Releases
  • Apr 12, 2017 - ACLU of Rhode Island Files Lawsuit Demanding Documents on Implementation of Trump Muslim Ban
  • Feb 02, 2017 - ACLU of Rhode Island Files Demand for Documents on Implementation of Trump’s Immigration Ban