[Rushtalk] More than 30 Immigrants Admitted to the U.S. Recently Implicated in Terrorism

Dennis Putnam dap1 at bellsouth.net
Tue Feb 16 05:02:59 MST 2016


November 8.

On 2/15/2016 7:30 PM, John A. Quayle wrote:
>          */At what point do we say, "enough is enough?!?"
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> /*At 01:51 PM 2/15/2016, you wrote:
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>> http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2015/12/15/30-immigrants-admitted-u-s-recently-implicated-terrorism/
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>>   *More than 30 Immigrants Admitted to the U.S. Recently Implicated
>>   in Terrorism*
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>> Description: A Border Patrol agent arrest an illegal immigrant  
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>>     *In advance of the release of Congress’ year-end spending
>>     package, the office of *
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>>     *Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL)*
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>>     *is highlighting some terrorists who were recently granted access
>>     to the U.S. through the nation’s immigration system.*
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>> In an email to reporters Tuesday, a Sessions aide listed more than 30
>> examples of immigrants admitted to the U.S. who were recently
>> implicated in terrorist activities. Sessions, the chairman of the
>> Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest, and other
>> conservative lawmakers have warned against passing a spending bill
>> that does not place limitations on admissions ­ in particular refugee
>> admission ­ to the U.S. “Congress must cancel the President’s blank
>> refugee check and put Congress back in charge of the program. We
>> cannot allow the President to unilaterally decide how many refugees
>> he wishes to admit, nor continue to force taxpayers to pick up the
>> tab for the tens of billions of unpaid-for welfare and entitlement
>> costs,” Sessions and *Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL)* , the chairman of
>> the Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations subcommittee, said
>> in a joint statement last week.   The pair added that passing the
>> spending deal without limiting language “would put the U.S. on a path
>> to approve admission for hundreds of thousands of migrants from a
>> broad range of countries with jihadists movements over the next 12
>> months, on top of all the other autopilot annual immigration – absent
>> language to reduce the numbers.” The Sessions aide noted that the 30
>> examples are listed represented just a “partial” inventory of
>> recently implicated terrorist migrants. Read the list:
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>>     -A refugee
>>     <http://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/idaho-jury-convicts-uzbek-refugee-terror-charges-article-1.2323902>
>>     from Uzbekistan was convicted of providing material support and
>>     money to a designated foreign terrorist organization. According
>>     to the Department of Justice, he also procured bomb-making
>>     materials in the interest of perpetrating a terrorist attack
>>     <http://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/federal-jury-convicts-kurbanov-terrorism-charges>
>>     on American soil. (August 2015)
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>>     -An immigrant from Albania, who applied for and received Lawful
>>     Permanent Resident
>>     <http://nylawyer.nylj.com/adgifs/decisions15/010515motion.pdf>
>>     status, was sentenced
>>     <http://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/albanian-national-sentenced-16-years-attempting-support-terrorism>
>>     to 16 years in prison for giving over $1,000 to terrorist
>>     organizations in Afghanistan, and for attempting to join a
>>     radical jihadist insurgent group in Pakistan. (August 2015)
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>>     -An immigrant from Egypt, who subsequently was granted U.S.
>>     citizenship, was charged with
>>     <http://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/arizona-man-charged-providing-material-support-isil>
>>     providing, and conspiring to provide, material support to ISIS,
>>     for aiding and abetting a New York college student in receiving
>>     terrorist training from ISIS, and conspiring to receive such
>>     training. (August 2015)
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>>     -An immigrant from India, who applied for and received Lawful
>>     Permanent Resident status by virtue of his marriage
>>     <http://www.huffingtonpost.in/2015/11/07/al-qaeda-financial-support_n_8497258.html>
>>     to an American citizen, was indicted
>>     <http://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/four-men-charged-providing-material-support-al-qaeda-arabian-peninsula>
>>     in federal court on charges of conspiring to provide thousands of
>>     dollars to al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) in order to
>>     assist them in their global jihad, and on one count of conspiracy
>>     to commit bank fraud. (November 2015)
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>>     -A second immigrant from India, who is married to a U.S. citizen,
>>     and who is the brother of the individual listed above, was also
>>     indicted
>>     <http://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/four-men-charged-providing-material-support-al-qaeda-arabian-peninsula>
>>     on charges of conspiring to provide thousands of dollars to
>>     al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) in order to assist them
>>     in their global jihad, and on one count of conspiracy to commit
>>     bank fraud. (November 2015)
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>>     -An immigrant from Pakistan, who entered the United States on a
>>     fiancé visa
>>     <http://www.cnn.com/2015/12/06/us/san-bernardino-shooter-tashfeen-malik/>,
>>     and subsequently became a Lawful Permanent Resident, along with
>>     her husband, killed 14 people at a Christmas party, and wounded
>>     two dozen, in the deadliest terrorist attack
>>     <http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-san-bernardino-shooting-live-updates-htmlstory.html>
>>     on American soil since September 11, 2001. (December 2015)
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>>     -The son of Pakistani immigrants
>>     <http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2015/12/06/dad-san-bernardino-shooter-agreed-isil-obssessed-israel/76890108/>,
>>     along with his Pakistan bride, murdered 14 coworkers, and wounded
>>     two dozen, in that same terrorist attack.  His Pakistani-born
>>     father has since been placed on the no-fly list.
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>>     -An immigrant from Syria, who applied for and received Lawful
>>     Permanent Resident status, and then subsequently applied for and
>>     received U.S. citizenship
>>     <http://news.yahoo.com/us-charges-american-helping-al-qaeda-linked-rebel-111237542.html?soc_src=mail&soc_trk=ma>,
>>     was charged with smuggling
>>     <http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3350059/Syrian-born-US-citizen-charged-smuggling-militants.html>
>>     night-vision goggles and rifle scopes from America to a Syrian
>>     rebel group that fights alongside and allies itself with an
>>     al-Qaeda affiliate. (December 2015)
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>>     -A Somali-American
>>     <http://www.mprnews.org/story/2015/12/09/isis-10th-twin-cities-man-charged>
>>     was arrested after encouraging several friends to leave the
>>     United States and join ISIS, and giving one individual over $200
>>     for their passport application. (December 2015)
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>>     -An immigrant from Bangladesh, who applied for and received U.S.
>>     citizenship,tried to incite people to travel  to Somalia and
>>     conduct violent jihad against the United States
>>     <http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2662515/The-Texan-jihadis-FBI-arrest-recruiter-boasted-contacts-British-terrorists-fighting-Somalia-second-US-citizen-detained-en-route-join-ISIS-Syria.html>.
>>     (June 2014)
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>>     -An immigrant from Ghana, who applied for and received U.S.
>>     citizenship, pledged allegiance to ISIS and plotted a terrorist
>>     attack on U.S. soil
>>     <http://www.cnn.com/2015/06/17/us/new-york-isis-investigation/>.
>>     (June 2015)
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>>     -An immigrant from Sudan, who applied for and received U.S.
>>     citizenship, tried to join ISIS and wage jihad
>>     <https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/crime/northern-va-teen-admits-running-pro-islamic-state-twitter-and-helping-man-join-terrorist-group/2015/06/11/1d0cb33e-0eef-11e5-9726-49d6fa26a8c6_story.html>
>>     on its behalf after having been recruited online. (June 2015)
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>>     -A Bosnian refugee, along with his wife and five others, donated
>>     money and supplies, and smuggled arms, to terrorist organizations
>>     in Syria and Iraq
>>     <http://news.yahoo.com/bosnians-reject-hatred-wake-terror-financing-case-060550317.html?soc_src=mail&soc_trk=ma>.
>>     (February 2015)
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>>     -An immigrant from Yemen, who applied for and received U.S.
>>     citizenship, along with six other men
>>     <http://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/six-minnesota-men-charged-conspiracy-provide-material-support-islamic-state-iraq-and-levant>,
>>     was charged with conspiracy to travel to Syria and to provide
>>     material support to ISIS. (April 2015)
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>>     -A Somali immigrant with lawful permanent resident status, along
>>     with four other Somali nationals, is charged with leading an
>>     al-Shabaab fundraising conspiracy in the United States
>>     <http://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/three-defendants-arrested-charges-providing-material-support-foreign-terrorist-organization>,
>>     with monthly payments directed to the Somali terrorist
>>     organization. (July 2014)
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>>     – A Kazakhstani immigrant with lawful permanent resident status
>>     conspired to purchase a machine gun to shoot FBI and other law
>>     enforcement agents
>>     <http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2015/02/25/389014242/fbi-arrests-three-men-for-allegedly-plotting-to-join-islamic-state-in-syria>
>>     if they prevented him from traveling to Syria to join ISIS.
>>     (February 2015)
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>>     -An immigrant from Saudi Arabia, who applied for and received
>>     U.S. citizenship, swore allegiance to ISIS and pledged to explode
>>     a propane tank bomb
>>     <http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2015/04/03/2-women-accused-of-plotting-isis-inspired-terror-attack-held-without-bail/>
>>     on U.S. soil. (April 2015)
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>>     -A Uzbek man in Brooklyn encouraged other Uzbeki nationals to
>>     wage jihad on behalf of ISIS, and raised $1,600 for the terror
>>     organization
>>     <http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/07/nyregion/4th-brooklyn-man-is-charged-in-plot-to-join-isis.html>.
>>     (April 2015)
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>>     -The Boston Bombers were granted political asylum
>>     <http://www.nationalreview.com/article/346464/what-boston-means-immigration-policy-editors>
>>     and were thus deemed legitimate refugees. The younger brother
>>     applied for citizenship and was naturalized
>>     <http://abcnews.go.com/US/boston-marathon-bombing-suspected-tsarnaev-brothers/story?id=19000426>
>>     on September 11th, 2012. The older brother had a pending
>>     application for citizenship
>>     <http://articles.latimes.com/2013/apr/21/nation/la-na-nn-citizenship-ice-boston-20130421>.
>>     (April 2013)
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>>     -A Moroccan national who came to the U.S. on a student visa was
>>     arrested for plotting to blow up a university and a federal court
>>     house
>>     <http://abcnews.go.com/US/moroccan-national-wanted-toy-planes-bomb-federal-courthouse/story?id=23238343>.
>>     (April 2014)
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>>     – Numerous of Minnesota’s Somali-American refugee community have
>>     recently been charged with trying to join ISIS. The Washington
>>     Times reported that “the effort [to resettle large groups of
>>     Somali refugees in Minnesota] is having the unintended
>>     consequence of creating an enclave of immigrants with high
>>     unemployment that is both stressing the state’s safety net and
>>     creating a rich pool of potential recruiting targets
>>     <http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/feb/24/islamist-terror-groups-target-minnesota-somali-ref/?page=all>
>>     for Islamist terror groups.” (February 2015)
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>>     -An Uzbek refugee living in Idaho was arrested and charged with
>>     providing support to a terrorist organization, in the form of
>>     teaching terror recruits how to build bombs
>>     <http://bigstory.ap.org/article/3fb6ce66454b4c14885a4878de75d8d5/trial-starts-idaho-uzbek-refugees-terrorism-charge>.
>>     (July 2015)
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>>     -An American citizen whose family is from Syria was sentenced for
>>     plotting to support ISIS and rob a gun store to kill members of
>>     the American military
>>     <http://www.heraldonline.com/news/local/crime/article19149210.html>.
>>     (April 2015)An immigrant from Syria, who later applied for and
>>     received U.S. citizenship, was accused by federal prosecutors of
>>     planning to “go to a military base in Texas and kill three or
>>     four American soldiers execution style
>>     <http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/17/us/ohio-man-trained-in-syria-is-charged-with-planning-terrorism-in-us.html?_r=0>.”
>>     (April 2015)
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>>     -A college student who immigrated from Somalia, who later applied
>>     for and received U.S. citizenship, attempted to blow up a
>>     Christmas tree lighting ceremony
>>     <http://www.voanews.com/content/somali-american-sentenced-to-thirty-years-for-christmas-bomb-plot/2469462.html>
>>     in Oregon. (October 2014)
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>>     -An immigrant from Afghanistan, who later applied for and
>>     received U.S. citizenship, and a legal permanent resident from
>>     the Philippines, were convicted for “join Al Qaeda and the
>>     Taliban in order to kill Americans
>>     <http://ktla.com/2014/09/25/socal-men-convicted-of-plotting-to-help-terrorists-kill-american-targets-in-afghanistan/>.”
>>     (September 2014)
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>>     -An Iraqi immigrant, who later applied for and received U.S.
>>     citizenship, was arrested for lying to federal agents about
>>     pledging allegiance to ISIS
>>     <http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/15/us/iraqi-who-worked-for-the-us-military-is-arrested-in-texas-in-link-to-islamic-state.html?ref=us&_r=0>
>>     and his travels to Syria. (May 2015)
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>>     -Two immigrants from Pakistan, who later applied for and received
>>     U.S citizenship, were sentenced to decades-long prison sentences
>>     for plotting to detonate a bomb in New York City
>>     <http://www.voanews.com/content/pakistani-american-brothers-sentenced-nyc-terror-plot-florida/2818741.html>.
>>     (2012)
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>>     -An immigrant from Yemen, who later applied for and received U.S.
>>     citizenship, was arrested for trying to join ISIS
>>     <http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/isis-terror/rochester-man-mufid-elfgeeh-accused-supporting-isis-militants-n204941>.
>>     He was also charged with attempting to illegally buy firearms to
>>     try to shoot American military personnel. (September 2014)
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>>     -An immigrant brought here by his family from Kuwait at a young
>>     age, and who was later approved for U.S. citizenship
>>     <http://www.cnn.com/2015/07/16/us/tennessee-naval-reserve-shooting/>,
>>     carried out the Islamist attack that recently killed 4 military
>>     personnel in Chattanooga. (July 2015)
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