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Thursday June 17, 2010

Congressman Says Undocumented Immigrants can be Spotted by Their ‘Grooming”

Republican Steve King of Iowa says law enforcement officials can identify undocumented immigrants by their appearance this past Monday night. Stating further that profiling or “common sense indicators” are vital tools officers should employ in order to make arrests.

King explains the “common sense indicators” that should trigger alerts in the minds of officers:

“Those common sense indicators are all kinds of things, from what kind of clothes people wear — my suit, in my case — what kind of shoes people wear, what kind of accent they have, um, the, the type of grooming that they might have, there are all kinds of indicators there and sometimes it’s just a sixth sense and they can’t put their finger on it…”


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