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CNN: They’re U.S. Citizens and Shouldn’t Fear Deportation. But They’re Carrying Their Passports Anyway

CNN: They’re U.S. Citizens and Shouldn’t Fear Deportation. But They’re Carrying Their Passports Anyway
CNN reports on the growing trend of U.S. citizens carrying their passports out of fear they will be detained by ICE. A Texas-born teenager recently spent weeks in ICE detention after he was stopped at a CBP check point. Attorneys also report the recent extension of expedited removal has prompted some individuals to carry rent receipts and tax documents going back years. AILA member Fiona McEntee told CNN, “That’s a big mental and emotional burden for someone to shoulder, to not be able to leave their house without all this documentation.”

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