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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.

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Jennifer Ludden helps edit energy and environment stories for NPR's National Desk, working with NPR staffers and a team of public radio reporters across the country. They track the shift to clean energy, state and federal policy moves, and how people and communities are coping with the mounting impacts of climate change.
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