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Suit: Databases Illegally Target Immigrants

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Suit: Databases Illegally Target Immigrants

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Suit: Databases Illegally Target Immigrants

Suit: Databases Illegally Target Immigrants

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Immigration advocates file a suit charging that it is unlawful to use police crime databases to target illegal immigrants. The Justice Department began adding the names of immigration violators to the databases about two years ago as part of post-Sept. 11 reforms. NPR's Jennifer Ludden reports.

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