Racial Profiling

1056 WordsJul 11, 20185 Pages
There has always been racial profiling in our history. The problem here is that at some point the ones who are oppressed and discriminated sooner o later will claim why they are treated unequally. There are many examples around the world, but one only has to take a look at how the American society has been designed to realize the great difference between individuals. It was even normal and acceptable to see these differences during the creation of this nation because the ones who supposedly had the power and knowledge of conquering made sure to create a huge division between leaders and subordinates. According to the American Civil Liberties Union, Racial Profiling refers to the discriminatory practice by law enforcement officials…show more content…
3. In connection with an initiative to prevent terrorist activity, law enforcement authorities may not target members of any particular race or religion as suspects based on a generalized assumption that members of that race or religion are more likely than non-members to be involved in such activity. 4. In an effort to identify undocumented immigrants, border agents may not, even in areas near the Mexican border in which a substantial part of the population is Hispanic, take Hispanic origin into account in deciding which individuals to stop, detain, and question. Nevertheless, border agents may take Hispanic origin into account when attempting to identify undocumented immigrants at a particular worksite if they have reliable information that undocumented immigrants of Hispanic origin are employed at that worksite. (The Leadership Conference) As far as the law is concerned, the fourth amendment in the United States Constitution says that the right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized. It is to say that there is not obligation for a citizen of the United

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