Rifat Malik

U.S. Border Officials Often Profile Us When Traveling - And It's Not Making Anyone Safer

With clockwork regularity since moving to the states from the UK soon after 9/11, whenever my family travels and returns to our adopted home, my husband is ominously asked to "step aside". His passport is then withheld for further "security checks" because we have been informed by the State Department that his name is similar to one on an American terrorist watch list.

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