Exclusive: Navy Document Shows Plan to Erect ‘Austere’ Detention Camps

The U.S. Navy is preparing plans to construct sprawling detention centers for tens of thousands of immigrants on remote bases in California, Alabama and Arizona, escalating the military’s task in implementing President Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy for people caught crossing the Southern border, according to a copy of a draft memo obtained by TIME. […]

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Police Need Search Warrant to Track Suspects’ Location via Cell Tower Records, Supreme Court Says

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court says police generally need a search warrant if they want to track criminal suspects’ movements by collecting information about where they’ve used their cellphones. The justices’ 5-4 decision Friday is a victory for privacy in the digital age. Police collection of cellphone tower information has become an important tool in […]

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There Are Effective Alternatives to Family Detention. The Trump Administration Already Ended One

During the fight over his family separation policy, President Donald Trump repeatedly argued that it was the only alternative to simply letting parents caught crossing the border go free. Now that he’s ended the policy, the Trump administration is pursuing another option: holding families together in detention centers. But immigrant advocates, who note that approach […]

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