Homeland Security Inspector General Agrees To Probe Potential Abuses Around Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban


Homeland Security Inspector General Agrees to Probe Potential Abuses Around Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban

Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, left, flanks State Senator Kevin Parker, Congresswoman Yvette Clarke and Assemblyman Walter Mosley today Will Bredderman/Observer

The official overseer for the Department of Homeland Security confirmed his office had initiated an investigation into potential civil rights violations the agency’s Customs and Border Patrol division may have committed in executing President Donald Trump’s first attempt at barring travel from majority-Muslim countries, according to a letter Brooklyn Congresswoman Yvette Clarke shared with the Observer.
DHS Inspector General John Roth, an appointee of former President Barack Obama, penned the missive in response to Clarke request last month …

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