Draft Homeland Security report called for long-term surveillance of some Muslim immigrants

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in a draft report from late January recommended authorities surveil Sunni Muslim immigrants in the United States long term if it was decided that they fit “at risk” demographic profiles, Foreign Policy reported Monday.

Upon reviewing 25 terrorist attacks that took place in the U.S. between October 2001 and December 2017, the draft report concluded it would be of “great value for the United States Government in dedicating resources to continuously evaluate persons of interest,” according to a copy obtained by FP.

When such immigrants reached American soil, the draft report also reportedly recommended the U.S. track them on a “long-term basis.” 

Makes sense, but a better solution is simply to end immigration from nations that hold hostile ideologies.