Travel Ban Caught Homeland Security by Surprise, Report Concludes

Agents were given little notice and conflicting guidance on how to enforce President Trump’s first travel ban last year, leading to chaos at airports.

To Pay for Wall, Trump Would Cut Proven Border Security Measures

Experts say some measures targeted are more effective than a wall, resulting in an approach a Republican congressman called “a third-century solution to a 21st-century problem.”

Cellphone and Computer Searches at U.S. Border Rise Under Trump

Border agents say the electronic searches have stopped terrorism suspects and criminals, but privacy advocates call them an invasive violation of the Constitution.

Homeland Security Increasingly Means Putting Agents Outside the Homeland

Set up to defend the United States, the Homeland Security Department is going beyond American borders to fight foreign threats from abroad.

Privacy Complaints Mount Over Phone Searches at U.S. Border Since 2011

Complaints filed by people whose electronics were searched at the border without warrants highlight a growing debate over privacy, security and technology.

U.S. Government Went Through These People’s Phones at the Border. Read Their Stories.

Here are additional excerpts from complaints filed by people whose electronic devices were searched at the border, supplementing a companion article.