US Lawmakers Want to Use a Powerful Spy Tool on Immigrants and Their Families

Credit to Author: Dell Cameron| Date: Mon, 04 Dec 2023 14:52:39 +0000

Legislation set to be introduced in Congress this week would extend Section 702 surveillance of people applying for green cards, asylum, and some visas—subjecting loved ones to similar intrusions.

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A Civil Rights Firestorm Erupts Around a Looming Surveillance Power Grab

Credit to Author: Dell Cameron| Date: Tue, 28 Nov 2023 20:03:17 +0000

Dozens of advocacy groups are pressuring the US Congress to abandon plans to ram through the renewal of a controversial surveillance program that they say poses an “alarming threat to civil rights.”

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Section 702 Surveillance Reauthorization May Get Slipped Into ‘Must-Pass’ NDAA

Credit to Author: Dell Cameron| Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2023 20:27:09 +0000

Congressional leaders are discussing ways to reauthorize Section 702 surveillance, including by attaching it to the National Defense Authorization Act, Capitol Hill sources tell WIRED.

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