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Understanding Your Rights at Ports of Entry

airport crop 2Many scientists and scholars travel in and out of the United States for personal or work-related reasons, and they often have questions about their rights when interacting with border officials.  To better understand what rights apply in these situations, browse the ACLU's materials on immigrants' rights and rights when encountering law enforcement at ports of entry


Turkish Mathematician Acquitted
January 28, 2020

On January 24, 2020—following 81 days in detention and several months of trial proceedings—Turkish mathematician Tuna Altınel was acquitted of terrorism-related charges. The charges against Professor Altınel stemmed from his participation in a screening, near Lyon, of a documentary film titled “Cizre, the story of a massacre,” which was followed by a panel discussion. Read more...




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Iranian Computer Engineer Released from Prison 
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Cuban Medical Doctor's Parole Conditions Lifted 
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Turkish Academics Acquitted following Court Decision 
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