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Trump Adviser Kobach Accidentally Reveals “Strategic Plan” for DHS

HeadlineNov 23, 2016

A member of Donald Trump’s transition team, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, has accidentally revealed his proposed “strategic plan” for the Department of Homeland Security, which includes an ideological “extreme vetting” test for immigrants seeking to enter the United States, and reinstating a registry for immigrants from majority-Muslim countries. Kobach was photographed carrying documents outlining this “strategic plan” into a meeting with Donald Trump on Sunday. Following 9/11, Kobach himself helped design the registry for immigrants from majority-Muslim countries, known as the National Security Entry-Exit Registration System, or NSEERS. Under the program, more than 10,000 Muslims were deported and more than 80,000 were spied on. The Department of Homeland Security abandoned the program in 2011 after deeming it ineffective. Nearly 200 organizations are now calling on the Obama administration to rescind the legal framework for the registry before Obama leaves office, so Trump’s administration cannot reinstate the program.

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