USA: The National Archives is letting millions of documents, including many related to immigrants’ rights, be destroyed or deleted

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/04/opinion/archives-document-destruction.html#click=https://t.co/eEunFx8XWK

„In 2017, a normally routine document released by the archives, a records retention schedule, revealed that archivists had agreed that officials from Immigration and Customs Enforcement could delete or destroy documents detailing the sexual abuse and death of undocumented immigrants. Tens of thousands of people posted critical comments, and dozens of senators and representatives objected. The National Archives made some changes to the plan, but last month it announced that ICE could go ahead and start destroying records from Mr. Trump’s first year, including detainees’ complaints about civil rights violations and shoddy medical care.“


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