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ICE to Use License Plate Readers for Finding Illegal Immigrants

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents plan to utilize license plate readers to find illegal immigrants. Police agencies throughout the U.S. use the systems to apprehend fugitives who have escaped justice, but open borders and amnesty activists are up in arms over the increased enforcement step.

FILE- In this July 16, 2013, file photo, Officer Dennis Vafier, of the Alexandria Police Department, uses a laptop in his squad car to scan vehicle license plates during his patrols in Alexandria, Va. It would violate people's privacy to publicly release raw data collected by automated license plate readers …