NPR textThe Department of Homeland Security is experimenting with a controversial new method to keep better track of immigrants who are applying to remain in the United States. It is requiring aliens in eight cities to wear electronic monitors 24 hours a day.
In contrast, the UK made this decision on similar issue:
The ScotsmanThe Government’s controversial new anti-terrorism powers suffered a fresh mauling tonight as the House of Lords voted that all “control orders” imposed on terror suspects under the legislation must be issued by a judge.
Peers voted by 249 to 119 – a majority of 130 – in favour of a Liberal Democrat amendment removing the power of the Home Secretary to issue the orders authorising a range of restrictions including tagging, curfews and telephone bans.