I’m a Journalist but I Didn’t Fully Realize the Terrible Power of U.S. Border Officials Until They Violated My Rights and Privacy
U.S. · POLITICS
June 23, 201916 min read, 3207 words

I’m a Journalist but I Didn’t Fully Realize the Terrible Power of U.S. Border Officials Until They Violated My Rights and PrivacyI’m a Journalist but I Didn’t Fully Realize the Terrible Power of U.S. Border Officials Until They Violated My Rights and Privacy

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Published: June 23, 2019  |  16 min read, 3207 words
I should have kept my mouth shut about the guacamole; that made things worse for me. Otherwise, what I’m about to describe could happen to any American who travels internationally. It happened 33,295 times last year. My work as a journalist has taken me to many foreign countries...
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Great Context
June 25, 2019
An excellent example of some the difficulties faced by journalists, not just in the U.S., but around the world.
June 25, 2019
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June 23, 2019
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Anecdotal Evidence
June 28, 2019
Author Seth Harp recreated his experience with CBP in this article. While mostly anecdotal evidence by nature, Seth did include some references to other individuals (some immigrants) that received the same treatment. A capturing read but I would've liked to dive into the other mentioned cases so I could read those stories too, and really see if this is a trend by CBP overall or just a bad day.
June 28, 2019
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Credible
June 24, 2019
Interesting documentary of a reporter’s mild harassment at US Border. Border Patrol stories can be so much worse, but the writer was still overwhelmed by the powerlessness and the domination. Good intro to what’s happening — wakeup!
June 24, 2019
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Hit Piece
June 26, 2019
Just another hit piece by a "Journalist?", After some boring entry of the story he tows the party line that the change from the President Trump administration, " Hold kids in cages" Hello, this was not started in the Trump administration. I could read no further
June 26, 2019
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