Trouble With Profiling

U.S. Supreme Court precedent still allows Border Patrol agents to factor in someone’s “Mexican appearance” when deciding who to pull over and question – as long as that is not the only reason for the stop.

But that leaves Mexican Americans more vulnerable to questioning.

“I am just as American as you are, I was born and raised here,” said Ismael Ramos. “And so, why should I be the only one that has to be questioned? Or why is my ethnicity the one that has to stick out compared to everybody else?”

Hear the story at Life of the Law