The Obama administration is officially ending a post-9/11 era registration system for immigrant men from mostly Muslim countries.
The decision to scrap the National Security Entry-Exit Registration System comes amid growing international terror fears and President-elect Donald Trump's suggestions that he could ban Muslim immigrants from the United States.
Trump said Wednesday, "You know my plans."
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The NSEERS program was widely derided by civil libertarians as an effort to profile people based on race and religion.
The administration hasn't been using the program since 2011.
In a statement, Joanne Lin, ACLU senior legislative counsel, said: "The ACLU applauds the Obama administration for terminating NSEERS for good. With this action, the U.S. is on the right path to protect Muslim and Arab immigrants from discrimination.”