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Can Customs and Border Officials Search Your Phone? These Are Your Rights

Recent detentions and seizures of phones and other material from travelers to the United States have sparked alarm. We detail what powers Customs and Border Protection officials have over you and your devices. by Patrick… Read More

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Trump Said He Made $21 Million in Income From His New York Contracts. He Actually Made a Lot Less.

The president’s 2016 federal financial disclosure lists gross receipts for his dealings with New York City. If you subtract expenses and fees, the amount he earned from the deals is much smaller. by Derek Kravitz… Read More

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Trump Plan: Deport to Mexico Immigrants Crossing Border Illegally, Regardless of Nationality

The idea is part of a raft of immigration proposals signed by Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly that are likely to spur international and legal challenges. by Ginger Thompson and Marcelo Rochabrun ProPublica This article… Read More

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Trump’s Watered-Down Ethics Rules Let a Lobbyist Help Run an Agency He Lobbied

President Trump’s executive order on ethics also cites a section of the law that doesn’t exist. by Justin Elliott ProPublica Geoff Burr spent much of the last decade as the chief lobbyist for a powerful… Read More