Document reveals the FBI is tracking border protest groups as extremist organizations

Article CAIRCO note: 
From article: there are indications these groups are “increasingly arming themselves and using lethal force to further their goals.”
Article author: 
Jana Winter and Hunter Walker
Article publisher: 
Yahoo News
Article date: 
September 4, 2019
Article category: 
National News
Medium
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The FBI is monitoring groups on the border that are protesting U.S. immigration policy, according to a document obtained by Yahoo News ...

The FBI has gathered intelligence from people with “direct access” to the organizations and is monitoring their social media, according to the document, called an “external intelligence note,” that was obtained by Yahoo News. The note, which was produced by the FBI office in Phoenix and sent to other law enforcement and government agencies, said there are indications these groups are “increasingly arming themselves and using lethal force to further their goals.” ...

The FBI intelligence note described the border protest activity as coming from “anarchist extremists.” ...