Courthouse News Service: ACLU Asks Greyhound to Stop Letting Customs Officers Harass Passengers by David Lee:
DALLAS (CN) – The American Civil Liberties Union on Wednesday asked intercity bus operator Greyhound to stop allowing federal immigration agents to indiscriminately board its buses to illegally interrogate passengers unless they have warrants.
ACLU affiliates in ten states sent a letter to Dallas-based Greyhound, citing an alleged agreement with U.S. Customs and Border Protection to “stage surprise boardings without warrants to question riders about their citizenship” and where they are headed.
“In many cases, all too reminiscent of police states, the agents demand to see a passenger’s ‘documents’,” the ACLU of Texas said in a written statement. …