List of 1,300 Alleged Illegal Immigrants Released in Utah

Andrew Limbong writes:

When discussing immigration and citizenship status in the United States, it’s easy to descend into hyperbole and start invoking metaphors to Hitler, McCarthyism, or some other horrible moment in world history. But a leaked list of 1,300 alleged illegal immigrants that is rife with information ranging from Social Security numbers, addresses, workplaces and phone numbers to expected due dates of pregnant women? That might be worth a doomsday metaphor or two.

The Associated Press is reporting that Utah state agencies are looking into how an anonymous group got their hands on the Social Security numbers and other personal information of illegal immigrants. The list of over 1,300 was circulated by the group around Utah and mailed to law enforcement agencies, media outlets, elected officials, and other places, calling for their removal.

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