If Trump wants to create a Muslim registry within the DHS, he’ll have to start from scratch and present the proposal for public comment, a process that takes time and opens the agency to additional scrutiny.
George Takei told Lawrence O’Donnell, “Mr. Higbie used the imprisonment of innocent Japanese-Americans as a precedent. Yes, it happened, but it is not a precedent. It is the most disgraceful chapter of American history.”