Ashcroft Touts Alien Registration System Attorney General Ashcroft praises a new registration system requiring fingerprints and photos of citizens from Iran, Iraq, Sudan, Libya and Syria as they arrive on U.S. soil. Several Arab countries denounce the program as racial profiling. NPR's Jennifer Ludden reports.

Ashcroft Touts Alien Registration System

Ashcroft Touts Alien Registration System

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Attorney General Ashcroft praises a new registration system requiring fingerprints and photos of citizens from Iran, Iraq, Sudan, Libya and Syria as they arrive on U.S. soil. Several Arab countries denounce the program as racial profiling. NPR's Jennifer Ludden reports.