ICE accidentally released the identities of 6,252 immigrants who sought protection in the U.S.

Hamed Aleaziz reports:

Immigration and Customs Enforcement accidentally posted the names, birthdates, nationalities and locations of more than 6,000 immigrants who claimed to be fleeing torture and persecution to its website on Monday.

The unprecedented data dump could expose the immigrants — all of whom are currently in ICE custody — to retaliation from the very individuals, gangs and governments they fled, attorneys for people who have sought protection in the U.S. said.

Read more at Los Angeles Times.

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