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United States Ponders Fingerprinting Visa Holders
http://www.sina.com.cn 2002/09/20 13:54 空中美语
The U.S. Justice Department proposed in June the routine fingerprinting of all Muslim and Middle Eastern U.S.-visa holders. The initiative, which would require more than 100,000 foreigners to register with the government, sparked fierce debate. Civil-liberties and Arab-American groups expressed outrage at what they say is a blatant example of ethnic and racial profiling. The suggested move would be another step in the United States?so-called "war on terror.?