Explores the humanitarian impact of U.S. border law enforcement agencies’ adoption of sophisticated technologies to deter migrants.
interviews with 200 migrants offer a glimpse into how they get information about their routes to the United States, including the role of social media and smugglers.
Journalist Erica Hellerstein investigates the “quiet but quick” expansion of alternatives to detention programs to surveil released migrants in the United States.
Concerns about surveillance technologies that the Biden administration is increasingly installing along the border.
An investigation reveals that Immigration and Customs Enforcement has built a surveillance apparatus that gathers personal information about a majority of U.S. citizens.
An article hails a DHS contractor’s development of Automated Ground Surveillance Vehicles, or “robot dogs,” and discusses their possible use at the U.S.-Mexico border. (Link at dhs.gov)
Lays out concerns about tools used for “digital wall” surveillance, biometrics, and hacking and tracking of internet communications.
A look at drones, towers, sensors, and other so-called “smart wall” technology.