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Unformatted text preview: Stephanie Karian Newby College Writing II 11/27/07 Mini Paper #4 “Bordering on Panic” Where Does the Line Get Drawn? Adnan R. Khan shares his story about his personal encounter with racial profiling. Prejudice has been an issue in the United States since this country was formed, and it still exists today. As a Canadian-Pakistani, Khan is not surprised by the prejudiced behaviors of the police at the border of Canada and the United States. Khan has grown accustomed to people profiling and categorizing him simply by his physical appearance. Post 9/11 he felt that he was the ant under the magnifying glass, and that everyone was staring. Soon enough when he introduced himself he would simply say, “‘Pakistan’” (Khan, 555) and turn his attention elsewhere. However, when he was traveling to the United States, he encountered an entirely different situation. Once was traveling to the United States, he encountered an entirely different situation....
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- Spring '08
- Islam, Adnan R. Khan