ICE moves to protect journalists

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) adopted new rules in dealing with journalists that require approval before arresting journalists and issuing subpoenas for their records. The new policies would allow reporters to cooperate voluntarily before using “compulsory tools.” (The Washington Times, June 14, 2022, by Stephen Dinan)

Reporters would be notified in advance if a subpoena, court order or search warrant were in the works, and these tools would only be applied when there was a reasonable belief a crime had been committed. (ICE, June 13, 2022)

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