program, (63) holding that there was a "rational
(63) This measure was followed in October of 2002 by an executive branch program dubbed the National Security Entry-Exit Registration System (NSEERS
in the wake of September 11th, such as the introduction of the National Security Entry-Exit Registration System (NSEERS
) and on its eventual replacement, the U.S.
In June 2002, the attorney general expanded this use of NCIC to include individuals who violated the terms of the National Security Entry-Exit Registration System (NSEERS
(43) Soon thereafter, the Department of Justice began an aggressive new program, the National Security Entry-Exit Registration System (NSEERS
), imposing entry and exit special registration requirements on male nonimmigrants (temporary residents), aged sixteen and older, from twenty-five designated countries (twenty-four Arab and other predominantly Muslim states, plus North Korea).
Post 9/11, the Bush administration, under the leadership of then Attorney General John Ashcroft, put in place the National Special Entry and Exit Registration System (NSEERS
), once again almost exclusively targeting Arab and Muslim immigrants and non-immigrant visitors to the US.
One scholar argues that the government's National Security Entry-Exit Registration System (NSEERS
) that creates a national registry for temporary foreign visitors (non-immigrant aliens) arriving from certain countries "creates a system of discrimination, humiliation, and a framework in which to implement a roundup and internment of Arabs and Muslims." Ty S.
Department of Justice launched the National Security Entry/Exit Registration System (NSEERS
Besides targeting home comers, after 9/11, the government implemented the National Security Entry-Exit Registration System (NSEERS
), a counterterrorism tool that tracks non-immigrants on temporary visas, which requires racially profiled non-immigrants to register themselves at ports of entry with finger-prints, photographs and lengthy interrogations.
The first man said that it had become more difficult to admit to being a Muslim; moreover, when he did so, he felt that he had to turn it into a teaching moment, reminding those around him that extremists are found in their American society as well: "the people who did this are extremists, like those who kill abortion doctors." He also believed that discrimination had become more "targeted," noting that had he not been a citizen, he would have had to register with the government in accordance with the 2003 National Security Entry-Exit Registration System (NSEERS
Travellers can be held to facilitate NSEERS
[National Security Entry - Exit Registration System].
One of the most significant aspects of Kobach's campaign strategy was an oft-repeated claim that he already had made a difference in the war on terror through NSEERS
(National Security Exit and Entry Registration System), a program to register visitors entering the United States from (largely Arab and other Islamic) countries believed to have ties to terrorist groups.