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Traveling with Electronic Devices

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July 2017

This guidance briefly reviews the relevant law permitting border searches, describes key U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) policies relating to such searches, discusses frequently asked questions that UC faculty may have about their rights in connection with a border search, and general information about protecting sensitive data while traveling overseas on UC business.

This guidance is neither offered nor intended as legal advice and is not a substitute for consultation with your Location counsel.

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