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Obama Pulls Regs that Could Have Fueled “Muslim Registry” under Trump

posted on December 22, 2016

Politico‘s Josh Gernstein reports, “The Obama administration is removing dormant government regulations that some immigrant rights and civil liberties advocates feared could be used by President-elect Donald Trump to establish registration requirements for immigrant Muslims living in the U.S.” The National Security Entry-Exit Registration System was initially created under President George W. Bush. Gerstein writes, “The Homeland Security notice released Thursday and scheduled for formal publication on Friday called the NSEERS program ‘obsolete and inefficient.'”