Four nonprofit racial and immigrant justice groups have sued the U.S. departments of Homeland Security and Health and Human Services in D.C. federal court, accusing them of withholding information about the government’s use of a surveillance and data analysis platform made by Palantir to track the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Electronic Frontier Foundation on Thursday filed a Freedom of Information Act suit against the DHS and the HHS on behalf of immigration attorney organization Just Futures Law, the California-based MediaJustice policy group, the Arizona-based immigration and social justice-focused Mijente Support Committee, and the Immigrant Defense Project sponsored by the Fund for the City of New York.

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