Thursday, December 1, 2022

Immigration and Customs Enforcement posts data on more than 6,000 detainees online


As reported yesterdayan inadvertent leak of confidential personal information by U.S. immigration officials has caused quite a stir.  The Associate Press and the Los Angeles Times offer details on the admission yesterday by of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement that personal information of more than 6,000 asylum seekers was inadvertently posted on its website for about five hours.  The information included names, nationalities, detention centers where the people were held and numbers used to identify them, according to Human Rights First, which discovered the leak. 


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