POLITICS

Racial Profiling Will Still Be Allowed At Airports, Along Border Despite New Policy

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 10:  International air travelers have their baggage x-rayed in the secondary agriculture inspectio
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 10: International air travelers have their baggage x-rayed in the secondary agriculture inspection area as they are processed by US Customs and Border Protection agents upon arrival to Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), on December 10, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. December is the busiest time of the year for international travel and CBP is trying to educate the public on ways to get through the customs process efficiently. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

As the Obama administration prepares to announce new curbs on racial profiling by federal law enforcement, government officials said Friday that many officers and agents at the Department of Homeland Security will still be allowed to use the controversial practice, including while they screen airline passengers and guard the country’s southwestern border.

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