Complaints Mount as Errors in Terror Watch List Grow

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on November 8, 2007

USA Today: “More than 15,000 people have appealed to the government since February to have their names removed from the terrorist watch list that delayed their travel at U.S. airports and border crossings, the Homeland Security Department says.”
Related government documents:

  • “The Department of Homeland Security’s Travel Redress Inquiry Program (DHS TRIP) is a single point of contact for individuals who have inquiries or seek resolution regarding difficulties they experienced during their travel screening at transportation hubs–like airports and train stations–or crossing U.S. borders.”
  • Statement of Glenn A. Fine, Inspector General, U.S. Department of Justice before the Committee on Homeland Security, U.S. House of Representatives concerning “The Terrorist Screening System and the Watchlist Process”, November 8, 2007
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