Jun 062019
 
 June 6, 2019  Posted by  Surveillance, U.S.

Adiel Kaplan and Vanessa Swales report:

Mercedes Phelan was confused last April when Border Patrol agents boarded the Greyhound bus she was riding in Pennsylvania and asked her if she was a citizen.

Ten months later, when she says they asked the same thing on an Amtrak train in Syracuse, N.Y., she was mad.

“I was super angry because [they were] obviously profiling,” said Phelan, who is black, Puerto Rican and a United States citizen. “They literally skipped over every single white person.”

Read more on NBC.

h/t, Joe Cadillic

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