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FOX 9 Minneapolis Headlines

Muslim leaders demand investigation of TSA at MSP Airport

The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations is requesting an investigation of the TSA at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport after allegations of racial profiling. The announcement was made Monday afternoon at Abubakar Islamic Center.

Andrew Rhoades, an assistant federal security director for TSA at MSP Airport, has accused his agency of racial profiling at its headquarters near Mall of America. Rhoades is also TSA's liaison with the Somali community in the Twin Cities. He claims his boss, federal security director Cliff VanLeuven, asked him if he was "going native" after he met with community leaders at a local mosque.

Rhoades says another boss, deputy federal security director David McMahon, told him to check with an intelligence officer to see if Somali community members visiting TSA headquarters were on any watch list. In a job performance review of Rhoades obtained by the FOX 9 Investigators, McMahon writes, "Reminded the employee that with our current world affairs that we need to be mindful of those we interact with and advised that employee should check with the FIO (field intelligence officer) on potential visitors to determine if we want them in our office space or meet elsewhere…"

Rhoades says that's not a practice they conduct with anyone else and believes it is racial profiling.

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