Patrick Lee is a reporting fellow at ProPublica. He’s interested in documentary film and in social and legal issues surrounding race, gender and sexuality. He spent two years reporting investigative legal stories for Bloomberg News, covering everything from age discrimination in the restaurant industry to illicit debt-collection schemes and allegedly deadly highway guardrails. His reporting has appeared in The Boston Globe, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and CNN.com. Patrick graduated from Yale with a degree in ethics, politics and economics.
Recent detentions and seizures of phones and other material from travelers to the United States have sparked alarm. We detail what powers Customs and Border Protection officials have over you and your devices.