Friday, March 04, 2005

Electronic Anklets Track Asylum Seekers in U.S.

The Department of Homeland Security is requiring aliens in eight cities to wear electronic monitors 24 hours a day.

"The ankle bracelets are the same monitors that some rapists and other convicted criminals have to wear on parole. But the government's pilot project is putting monitors on aliens who have never been accused of a crime. So far, the Department of Homeland Security has put electronic monitors on more than 1,700 immigrants."


Anonymous Reynard T. Fox said...

If only The Department of Homeland Insecurity would experiment with trying to read the U.S. Constitution, or our government signed on to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights...

7:48 am  

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