Tag: Transportation Security Administration

New York to Sue Trump Administration Over Global Entry Freeze

New York State officials said on Friday that they planned to sue the Trump administration over its decision this week to ban thousands of New Yorkers from enrolling in programs that allow travelers to circumvent long lines at airports and borders. The lawsuit would be the latest escalation in tensions between President Trump and his […]

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T.S.A. Denies Opening Case of Mali Musician Whose Instrument Was Destroyed

A renowned Malian musician said when he came back to Paris on Monday from a concert tour in the United States, he opened the case to his kora and found the instrument in pieces. The musician, Ballake Sissoko, 53, blamed the Transportation Security Administration, prompting outrage among his fans on Facebook and international headlines. But […]

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T.S.A. Finds Record Number of Guns at Airports in 2019

The Transportation Security Administration caught more firearms at airport checkpoints in 2019 than in any other year since it was created in 2001, the agency said Wednesday, as part of a steady uptick that its leader called “deeply troubling.” The agency said that it found 4,432 firearms last year in carry-on bags or carried by […]

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