Doreen Lawrence questions focus on non-whites in immigrant crackdown

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The anti-racism campaigner Doreen Lawrence has questioned the apparent focus on non-white people in operations being carried out in and around train stations as part of a government crackdown on illegal immigration.

The mother of the murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence asked why the authorities appeared to be concentrating on non-white people in the stop-and-check operations.

“I’m sure there’s illegal immigrants from all countries, but why would you focus that on people of colour, and I think racial profiling is coming into it,” she told ITV1’s Daybreak programme on Friday.

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