TV News LIES

Tuesday, Feb 09th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Domestic (USA) FBI granted power to delay citizenship for Muslims, ACLU report says

FBI granted power to delay citizenship for Muslims, ACLU report says

E-mail Print PDF

Muslim citizenship A covert national security programme allows the FBI and US immigration authorities the power to indefinitely delay immigration benefits to Muslims and those from Muslim countries, according to an investigation by the American Civil Liberties Union.

The previously unknown programme, which began in 2008 under George W Bush to identify those with links to terrorism, has continued under President Obama to blacklist law-abiding applicants and profile Muslims as "national security concerns", according to the ACLU.

Migrants who have travelled through or lived in areas of known terrorist activity, wired money back to their families, attended a mosque of interest to the FBI or even given a voluntary interview to the agency, can be labelled "national security concerns", the report, published on Wednesday, says.

Jennie Pasquarella, the investigation's author and an ACLU attorney, said the secret programme relies on "deeply flawed" mechanisms such as "over-broad watch-list systems" and religious, national origin and associational profiling.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Obama asks for $1.8 billion in emergency Zika funding

Obama asks for Zika fundsPresident Obama will ask Congress for $1.8 billion in emergency funding to combat the Zika virus...

Hijab-wearing professor to leave Christian college

Hijab-wearing Professor leaves Christian collegeA professor at an evangelical university near Chicago who got in trouble after saying Muslims and...

Record numbers renounced their U.S. citizenship in 2015

citizenshipA record number of people, some U.S. citizens and some green card holders, renounced their citizenship...

NY Gov. Cuomo announces regulations to prevent gay 'conversion therapy'

Andrew CuomoNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Saturday announced regulations to prevent "conversion therapy," a practice aimed...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!