Lawsuit: US Border Officers Questioned Journalists at Length

Five American journalists sued the U.S. government, alleging border authorities violated their First Amendment rights by inspecting their cameras and notebooks and questioning them extensively about their coverage of last year’s migrant caravan.

  • Published 21 November 2019

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Five American journalists sued the U.S. government, alleging border authorities violated their First Amendment rights by inspecting their cameras and notebooks and questioning them extensively about their coverage of last year’s migrant caravan. The lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union recounts the experiences of the freelance photographers and seeks to test the limits of U.S. officials’ broad authority to question anyone, including journalists, entering the country. All five are… Read at AP News