NEW: Two filmmakers gained unprecedented access to the immigration officials carrying out Trump's hardline agenda. Then, they say they were threatened, told to delete scenes that made officers look bad and delay publication under after the election.
Trump is trying to censor a documentary until after the November election showing his immigration officers lying to immigrants to gain access to their homes and mocking them after taking them into custody, among other abuses.
Next month Netflix is airing "Immigration Nation". A 6 part series on ICE. By 2 filmmakers embedded for multiple years. But now they are intimidated in an attempt to delay publication until after the election. Let's watch! and
“It became clear that they were trying to intimidate Shaul and Christina into telling what they thought would be a more favorable story.” Your tax dollars at work at DHS.
Can't wait to see it.
'DHS threatens Netflix filmmakers to keep damning footage from airing before the election'
A Rare Look Inside Trump’s Immigration Crackdown Draws Legal Threats
A new documentary peers inside the secretive world of immigration enforcement. The filmmakers faced demands to delete scenes and delay broadcast until after the election. 🇺🇸🔥
“Is ICE evil? No. Is every person inside ICE evil? No” Brilliance of the system is that jobs have been siloed so that maybe what day to day seems justified, when you add it up, all of them just doing their job, “it becomes this crazy terrorizing system.”
Yet another serious free speech violation by the administration. It is happening all around us, and the conversation is about Twitter criticism. Good lord.
"The filmmakers faced demands to delete scenes and delay broadcast until after the election." A Rare Look Inside Trump’s Immigration Crackdown Draws Legal Threats
"Some of the contentious scenes include ICE officers lying to immigrants to gain access to their homes and mocking them after taking them into custody. One shows an officer illegally picking the lock to an apartment building during a raid."