NYT: Homeland Security Dept. Has Thousands of Agents Deployed to 70 Countries

HeadlineDec 27, 2017

A New York Times investigation reveals how the Department of Homeland Security is increasingly going global, with thousands of ICE agents and TSA officials deployed to more than 70 countries around the world. The New York Times reports hundreds more DHS workers are deployed at sea on Coast Guard ships or in the skies on surveillance planes. Some countries have accused DHS of attempting to export the United States’ restrictive immigration laws, with one German politician saying DHS’s interrogations and detentions at foreign airports constitute an extrajudicial travel ban.

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