The Santa Fe Dreamers Project has filed a federal lawsuit against U.S. Customs and Border Protection, accusing the agency of failing to hand over public records the nonprofit requested.

Allegra Love, executive director of the Dreamers Project, which provides free legal services for immigrants, says in her complaint filed Thursday in U.S. District Court the group sought documents related to immigration advocates being questioned at checkpoints between the U.S. and Mexico in 2018 and 2019.

The complaint says “journalists and lawyers working on border issues in the fall of 2018 faced intrusive seizure and questioning by both U.S. and Mexican authorities.”

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