Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Stop the Immigration Profiling

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"The President should declare that -- unless affirmatively mandated by law -- the federal immigration agencies shall:

  • Judge people seeking immigration benefits or relief from removal as individuals, based on the merit or demerit of their factual and legal circumstances.
  • Refrain from profiling people by color or national origin.
  • Apply neutrally phrased legislation even-handedly, without regard to any personal agenda of the adjudicator to serve as an unappointed line of defense against an influx of applicants from a particular country or with a certain complexion.

The President's order should require the Secretaries of State, Labor, Justice and DHS to produce a formal plan in 90 days to investigate and eliminate racial and national-origin profiling, discipline or dismiss any