ICE releases thousands of immigrants affected by data breach

Hamed Aleaziz reports:

Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials have released nearly 3,000 immigrants whose personal information, including birth dates and detention locations, was inadvertently posted on the internet by the U.S. government, according to government officials.

Officials accidentally posted the names, birth dates, nationalities and detention locations of more than 6,000 immigrants who claimed to be fleeing torture and persecution to the agency’s website in late November. Immigrant advocates criticized the disclosure, saying it could put people at risk.

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