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More Muslims Arrive in U.S., After 9/11 Dip (Illegal Immigration from Middle East Increasing)
NY Times ^ | 9/10/06 | ANDREA ELLIOTT

Posted on 09/09/2006 10:09:38 AM PDT by nj26

America’s newest Muslims arrive in the afternoon crunch at John F. Kennedy International Airport. Their planes land from Dubai, Casablanca and Karachi. They stand in line, clasping documents. They emerge, sometimes hours later, steering their carts toward a flock of relatives, a stream of cabs, a new life....

Many have made the journey unbowed by tales of immigrant hardship, and despite their own opposition to American policy in the Middle East. They come seeking the same promise that has drawn foreigners to the United States for many decades, according to a range of experts and immigrants: economic opportunity and political freedom.

Those lures, both powerful and familiar, have been enough to conquer fears that America is an inhospitable place for Muslims....

But starting in 2004, the numbers rebounded. The tally of people coming to live in the United States from Bangladesh, Turkey, Algeria and other Muslim countries rose by 20 percent, according to an analysis of Census Bureau data.

The uptick was also notable among foreigners with nonimmigrant visas. More than 55,000 Indonesians, for instance, were issued those visas last year, compared with roughly 36,000 in 2002.

The rise does not reflect relaxed security measures, but a higher number of visa applications and greater efficiency in processing them, said Chris Bentley, a spokesman for United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, part of Homeland Security.

Like other immigrants, Muslims find their way to the United States in myriad ways: they come as refugees, or as students and tourists who sometimes overstay their welcome. Others arrive with immigrant visas secured by relatives here. A lucky few win the green-card lottery.

(Excerpt) Read more at nytimes.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: aliens; bushbash; caliphate; illegals; immigrantlist; immigration; islam; islamokazis; muslims; wot
No doubt waiting for the McCain/Kennedy/Bush amnesty bill.
1 posted on 09/09/2006 10:09:38 AM PDT by nj26
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To: nj26

Clamp down on it.


2 posted on 09/09/2006 10:11:25 AM PDT by ikka
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To: nj26

Border security=homeland security

No point fighting a war in Iraq if you aren't going to secure the borders.

RINOs like McCain and open-borders apologists like Rove make me sick. Disgusting how they are selling out our country and our freedom.


3 posted on 09/09/2006 10:11:29 AM PDT by nj26 (Border Security=Homeland Security... Put Our Military on the Border! (Proud2BNRA))
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To: nj26
and despite their own opposition to American policy in the Middle East

If you come here with spite for us. Go the F*** home.
4 posted on 09/09/2006 10:11:43 AM PDT by kinoxi
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To: nj26
and despite their own opposition to American policy in the Middle East

GRRRRRR! If they dont like our policies, then stay the f*** out!!

5 posted on 09/09/2006 10:13:41 AM PDT by cardinal4 (America, despite the usual suspects, stands firmly with Israel..)
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To: kinoxi
When are we going to put a stop to importing murderers?
6 posted on 09/09/2006 10:14:49 AM PDT by CAWats (And I will make no distinction between the democrats and the terrorists.)
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To: nj26

Oh, but we cannot use profiling to weed out the threats. We cannot stop them from coming in as that would be isolationism. We open our doors and throw our dollars at these Izlamothugs who mean us harm. They will not have to fire a shot. The path to 9-11 was paved with Cliton mistakes and his unbridled libido. Thanks Slick.


7 posted on 09/09/2006 10:14:59 AM PDT by shankbear
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To: cardinal4

Hypocrites.


8 posted on 09/09/2006 10:15:35 AM PDT by MinorityRepublican (Everyone that doesn't like what America and President Bush has done for Iraq can all go to HELL)
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To: nj26
"RINOs like McCain and open-borders apologists like Rove make me sick. Disgusting how they are selling out our country and our freedom."

A RINO named Bush is a much a problem than RINOs like McCain.

No more COMPASSIONATE CONSERVATIVES!
9 posted on 09/09/2006 10:15:37 AM PDT by BW2221
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To: nj26
Like other immigrants, Muslims find their way to the United States in myriad ways: they come as refugees, or as students and tourists who sometimes overstay their welcome.

As far as I'm concerned all islamists in this country have overstayed their welcome.

10 posted on 09/09/2006 10:16:30 AM PDT by null and void (Islamic communities belong in Islamic countries.- Eric in the Ozarks)
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To: BW2221

"No more COMPASSIONATE CONSERVATIVES!"

Couldn't agree more. We need a strong America-first conservative in 2008, rather than another wimpy open-borders elitist who gets teary-eyed thinking about illegal immigrants.


11 posted on 09/09/2006 10:17:49 AM PDT by nj26 (Border Security=Homeland Security... Put Our Military on the Border! (Proud2BNRA))
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To: MinorityRepublican

I saw a great bumper sticker last night- "Allah, protect me from your followers!"


12 posted on 09/09/2006 10:18:01 AM PDT by cardinal4 (America, despite the usual suspects, stands firmly with Israel..)
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To: nj26


13 posted on 09/09/2006 10:18:03 AM PDT by Diogenesis (Igitur qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum)
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To: nj26
She liked living in a country where people respected the privacy of others and did not interfere with their religious or social choices.

Which her fellow Muslims will end as quickly as they can.

14 posted on 09/09/2006 10:18:07 AM PDT by ncountylee (Dead terrorists smell like victory)
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To: kinoxi

"If you come here with spite for us. Go the F*** home."

Love it or leave it!


15 posted on 09/09/2006 10:20:09 AM PDT by nj26 (Border Security=Homeland Security... Put Our Military on the Border! (Proud2BNRA))
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To: nj26

You'd think American leftists/liberals/Democrats would be scared to think
that the sort of people that would pull a wall down on them...are flooding
into this country.

Just shows you the level of thought/foresight of leftists/liberals/Democrats.


16 posted on 09/09/2006 10:22:29 AM PDT by VOA
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To: nj26

Republicans are in charge and are responsible for this.


17 posted on 09/09/2006 10:22:48 AM PDT by Lexington Green (Peace Through Victory)
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To: nj26

We had a nation once, now we are the colony of the world.


18 posted on 09/09/2006 10:23:46 AM PDT by jordan8
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To: nj26

Why isn't this number 0?


19 posted on 09/09/2006 10:23:54 AM PDT by The Cuban
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To: Lexington Green

As I have said before, border security and sovereignty will be #1 issue when voting.

If there is a pro-border-security Republican on the ballot, that is my first choice.

If there is not a pro-border security Republican but there is a pro-border-security conservative independent on the ballot, that is my second choice.

If the only pro-border security candidate is a Democrat, that is my third choice.

If there isn't a pro-border-security candidate on the ballot, I will stay home.


20 posted on 09/09/2006 10:26:04 AM PDT by nj26 (Border Security=Homeland Security... Put Our Military on the Border! (Proud2BNRA))
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To: jordan8

"We had a nation once, now we are the colony of the world."

Fighting the war on terror is impossible with an open border.

Open-borders elitists/appeasers are selling out the security of our country.

If one of these illegal Muslim immigrants causes the next 9/11, the open-borders Democrats and RINOs should be impeached from office.


21 posted on 09/09/2006 10:28:21 AM PDT by nj26 (Border Security=Homeland Security... Put Our Military on the Border! (Proud2BNRA))
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To: cardinal4
GRRRRRR! If they dont like our policies, then stay the f*** out!!

Unfortunately, the same can be said of the vast majority of Europeans, too. In fact, US policy is, lets face it, vastly unpopular around the world. I would be more afraid of Muslims coming to the US from Europe (with a European passport) than Muslims coming over from Bangladesh.

22 posted on 09/09/2006 10:29:01 AM PDT by nwrep
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To: nj26
Homeland Security simply does not care.
The borders do NOT exist.

RESULT:
Part 1:

RESULT:
Part 2:


23 posted on 09/09/2006 10:29:06 AM PDT by Diogenesis (Igitur qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum)
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To: nj26
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24 posted on 09/09/2006 10:29:41 AM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: nj26
Give us your tired, your poor, your hungry....

....your angry, your Allah-loving, your Aztlan-planning, your freeloadiing, your ......

25 posted on 09/09/2006 10:34:04 AM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: nj26

The problem is they owe their first loyalty to Islam and whatever the line of the day is from Iran and other outposts of hate. They can call themselves 'moderates', but they don't speak out against Jihad. They stay silent so they won't be targeted by neighborhood Islamofascists.

Meanwhile, they're told to breed like rabbits and discourage assimilation. Honor killings are just fine. They'll run for office and demand more than equal treatment -- a theocracy, if not of the entire US, then sharia wherever they live. They'll have as they do in the UK and France, enclaves where ordinary folks don't go. Not even cops. So called moderates fund organizations that front for Iran and Hezbollah and al Qaeda. We're at war. There's a definite enemy with a name. Not al Qaeda alone, not Hezbollah, not little old Baptist ladies in tennis shoes. Muslims. We need to say the enemies' name out loud and often. Then monitor those who come in, keep the numbers low. Miniscule.


26 posted on 09/09/2006 10:34:49 AM PDT by hershey
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To: nj26

We shouldn't be allowing ANY Muslims into the US, and I don't care if it's profiling or racism or hate!! I'm guilty, and I don't care if they like it or not. They can punch my 'TS card' anytime they want. ;o)


27 posted on 09/09/2006 10:45:25 AM PDT by NRA2BFree (ISLAM IS A CULT OF DEATH AND NEEDS TO BE REMOVED FROM THE FACE OF THE EARTH!)
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To: kinoxi

Agreed!!!


28 posted on 09/09/2006 10:48:04 AM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: nj26

If there is another attack, not only expect those who support open borders to be not only thrown out, but a HUGE angry backlash against the American Muslim community. Take this as a prediction.


29 posted on 09/09/2006 10:51:25 AM PDT by Biggirl (A biggirl with a big heart for God's animal creation.)
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To: nj26

immigrant hardship, and despite their own opposition to American policy in the Middle East

Amazing what the lure of flush toilets that actually flush, and water taps that actually have hot and cold water coming out of them, can overcome...


30 posted on 09/09/2006 10:55:35 AM PDT by hardworking (Comrade Clinton - protecting you from 'unapproved' information)
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To: nj26

>They come seeking the same promise that has drawn froeigners to the United States for many decades, according to a range of experts and immigrants: economic opportunity and political freedom....<

Yeah, sure. They are the advance ground troops!


31 posted on 09/09/2006 11:04:00 AM PDT by Paperdoll
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To: nj26

Time to end immigration from ALL Islamic countries. Period. This is insanity.


32 posted on 09/09/2006 11:04:51 AM PDT by WashingtonSource (Freedom is not free.)
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To: nj26

Hey congress oafs and senate morons, ya wouldn't want to secure our borders now would ya?
Nahhh, just let the mooselimbs in along with every poor ignorant Mexican available.


33 posted on 09/09/2006 11:18:29 AM PDT by Joe Boucher (an enemy of islam)
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To: WashingtonSource

I hate to tell you this, but the U.S. State department is importing thousands of muslims from Russia and getting them taxpayer paid apartments, welfare, and other benefits. I sent an email to protest this - it is part of the government project to make work for social workers in the refugee racket. The Russians don't want them (due to fear of Jihad) so they dump them on the stupid Americanskis. You are paying to import muslims with your taxes - something to think about when you watch United 93.


34 posted on 09/09/2006 11:23:43 AM PDT by Howard Jarvis Admirer (Howard Jarvis, the foe of the tax collector and friend of the California homeowner)
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To: nj26

We don't need to wait for IslamiNazis to cut our throats. We're doing the job ourselves.


35 posted on 09/09/2006 11:25:11 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY ((((Truth shall set you free))))
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To: nj26

With the new wave of immigrants we truly have become the world's dumping ground.


36 posted on 09/09/2006 11:31:28 AM PDT by BW2221
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To: ikka

Muslim communities belong in Muslim countries.


37 posted on 09/09/2006 11:34:40 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (BTUs are my Beat.)
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To: Howard Jarvis Admirer
I hate to tell you this, but the U.S. State department is importing thousands of muslims from Russia and getting them taxpayer paid apartments, welfare, and other benefits.

I wish someone in Congress would stir up a storm over this. Plus the President's insane arrangement with Saudi Arabia to increase the number of students coming over here.

38 posted on 09/09/2006 11:42:03 AM PDT by WashingtonSource (Freedom is not free.)
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To: WashingtonSource

I found the article at http://www.islam-online.net/English/News/2004-07/24/article04.shtml. Headline: US offers citizenship to 7000 Ahiska Muslims at Islam Online. "The muslims will be housed near the grand mosque in Philadelphia . . . and will be provided with housing and furniture . . . and life-long welfare allowances for pensioners and the disabled". A Russian official remarked that thousands more of the muslims in the area "have expressed a desire to emigrate to the United States". I've heard that more from Africa are on the way.
Steve Sailer has written an article on the only sensible solution to the conflict between muslims and the West - DISCONNECT. Do not allow more muslim immigration into the West. Google Steve Sailer and disconnect for his solution for the jihad problem.


39 posted on 09/09/2006 12:17:24 PM PDT by Howard Jarvis Admirer (Howard Jarvis, the foe of the tax collector and friend of the California homeowner)
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We should not be issuing ANY immigrant visas to persons from Muslim countries. The risk is too great. Have we learned nothing from the experience of the British? Police and security services in Muslim countries are unreliable and cannot vet potential immigrants. American embassies abroad don't even BEGIN to have the resources to investigate their backgrounds.
Temporary business visas should be issued only to persons whose temporary presence directly helps the US economy. Even these need to be monitored closely. No tourist or student visas. The danger is too great. And where better than an American university to learn hatred for the United States?
40 posted on 09/09/2006 4:50:25 PM PDT by Godwin1
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To: nj26

Disgusting


41 posted on 09/09/2006 6:38:09 PM PDT by dennisw (Confucius say man who go through turnstile sideways going to Bangkok)
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To: nj26
America should stop all further immigration of these people in to our Country.

WE should DEPORT all non-citizen Muslims, and shut down every Madrasseh and Mosque. All Muslims who are native born American citizens should be treated like the Japanese were in WW2 - with far less justification.

They come here to demand we adopt their ways, their customs, their insane "culture". They want our descendants to grow up in a world that looks as pathetic as Afghanistan and Iraq and Saudi Arabia.

This is TREASON at the highest levels of government to permit this go on unabated.
42 posted on 09/09/2006 6:43:25 PM PDT by ZULU (Non nobis, non nobis, Domine, sed nomini tuo da gloriam. God, guts, and guns made America great.)
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To: Paperdoll; ZULU; Mr. Mojo; hershey

Love it or leave it...Merle Haggard said it best:

I hear people talkin' bad,
About the way we have to live here in this country,
Harpin' on the wars we fight,
An' gripin' 'bout the way things oughta be.
An' I don't mind 'em switchin' sides,
An' standin' up for things they believe in.
When they're runnin' down my country, man,
They're walkin' on the fightin' side of me.
Yeah, walkin' on the fightin' side of me.
Runnin' down the way of life,
Our fightin' men have fought and died to keep.
If you don't love it, leave it:
Let this song I'm singin' be a warnin'.
If you're runnin' down my country, man,
You're walkin' on the fightin' side of me.

I read about some squirrely guy,
Who claims, he just don't believe in fightin'.
An' I wonder just how long,
The rest of us can count on bein' free.
They love our milk an' honey,
But they preach about some other way of livin'.
When they're runnin' down my country, hoss,
They're walkin' on the fightin' side of me.


43 posted on 09/09/2006 7:01:11 PM PDT by nj26 (Border Security=Homeland Security... Put Our Military on the Border! (Proud2BNRA))
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To: nj26

"wimpy open-borders elitist who gets teary-eyed thinking about illegal immigrants."

A M E N !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


44 posted on 09/09/2006 10:32:49 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Our troops will send all of the worlds terrorists to hell in a handbasket with no virgins!)
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To: nj26

Merle bump!


45 posted on 09/09/2006 10:33:32 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Our troops will send all of the worlds terrorists to hell in a handbasket with no virgins!)
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To: dennisw

All of that.


46 posted on 09/09/2006 10:34:09 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Our troops will send all of the worlds terrorists to hell in a handbasket with no virgins!)
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