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. https://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/civil-rights/434136-congress-must-probe-us-governments-monitoring-journalists
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CONGRESS MUST PROBE GOVERNMENT'S MONITORING OF JOURNALISTS COVERING THE MIGRANT CARAVAN
In December of last year, Bing Guan and Go Nakamura, both experienced photojournalists based in New York, were working out of Mexico, chasing a big story: a caravan of 2,000 migrants at the U.S. border. When the journalists crossed back into the United States through the Tijuana-San Diego checkpoint, Customs and Border Protection agents tried to pump them for information, asking them to look through pages of what appeared to be surveillance photos and mugshots to identify the caravan’s instigators. We now know that Guan and Nakamura were subject to a frightening government initiative to single out journalists who reported on the migrants. Last week, NBC 7 obtained leaked documents describing an effort by the government to monitor journalists and other activists with knowledge of the caravan. ALEXANDRA ELLERBECK READ MORE