Upon landing in a US airport, before being allowed to enter the country, I was held and questioned. Did I, a US citizen, have due process rights at this point? Immediately upon landing on US soil..
You had a right to an attorney before answering questions and you the right to know why you were being held and questioned.
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Ms. Gasson is correct ... sort-of. You do have the right to an attorney AFTER primary and secondary inspection.
We have a thing called 'legal fiction'. The law says that you're not really on US soil until after you have been inspected-and-admitted.
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I agree with attorney Cappriotti.
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