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U.S. to Grant Immigrants Who Give Terrorists “Limited” Support Asylum
Judicial Watch ^ | February 6, 2014

Posted on 02/06/2014 1:30:41 PM PST by jazusamo

As if President Obama’s backdoor amnesty weren’t bad enough, the administration just issued an official order allowing the U.S. to take in once-banned refugees and asylum seekers who have provided “limited material support” to terrorists.

With the stroke of a few pens—those belonging to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Secretary of State John Kerry—the nation’s zero tolerance for any sort of terrorism-related support has vanished. It also marks yet another alarming example of a president who changes or replaces laws passed by Congress when he doesn’t like them. Besides immigration, we’ve seen this in the selective enforcement of Obamacare.

This week the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the State Department issued an “Exercise of Authority” to tweak the Immigration and Nationality Act, implemented decades ago to govern immigration and citizenship in the United States. The law includes a ban on admitting refugees and asylum seekers who may have provided terrorists with any sort of material support, even the kind that may be considered trivial by some. In other words, the federal law rightfully had a zero tolerance for any kind of involvement with terrorist elements.

Not anymore and we have Obama and his minions to thank for it. Under the new rules “an alien who provided limited material support” to a terrorist organization won’t be banned from staying in the U.S. if—get this—they are believed to pose no threat. No word on who determines that. The new exemptions are posted in the Federal Register, which few people bother reading, but thankfully a conservative political news publication wrote about it this week. Don’t expect to see much coverage in the traditional mainstream media.

Here is an amusing quote from a DHS official explaining the change in the story: “These exemptions cover five kinds of limited material support that have adversely and unfairly affected refugees and asylum seekers with no tangible connection to terrorism: material support that was insignificant in amount or provided incidentally in the course of everyday social, commercial, family or humanitarian interactions, or under significant pressure.” Never thought a Homeland Security official would deem any material support for terrorism “insignificant.”

Specifically, the new exemptions will grant asylum to individuals who provided small or inconsequential amounts of support to terrorism without the intent to further any terrorist or violent activities. This includes individuals who, in the ordinary course of business transactions or social interactions, incidentally provided support with no intent of abetting violent or terrorist activity. It also covers humanitarian assistance and support for terrorists “under significant pressure that does not quite rise to the level of duress.”

The exemptions will be granted on a case-by-case basis, the new rules say. Of interesting note is how this all came about. According to the Exercise of Authority, it was created after Attorney General Eric Holder, Kerry and Johnson had a big powwow, officially referred to as “consultations.” They determined that it’s not fair to “bar certain aliens who do not pose a national security or public safety risk from admission to the United States and from obtaining immigration benefits or other status.”


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aliens; asylum; dhs; holder; immigration; jehjohnson; kerry; obama; statedepartment; terrorists; terrorties; terrortiesamnesty
Welcome to the DemocRAT dictatorship. Looks like Obama and Holder are bringing Kerry and Johnson in on circumventing laws passed by Congress.
1 posted on 02/06/2014 1:30:41 PM PST by jazusamo
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To: jazusamo

Obama and his gang of traitorous bas***ds have let their hate of America drive them into insanity.


2 posted on 02/06/2014 1:33:30 PM PST by Iron Munro ("Show me the man, and I'll show you the crime." - Lavrentiy Beria (& Eric Holder))
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To: jazusamo

Just Obama’s way of ‘celebrating’ the birthday of our Great Ronnie. Obama is really one pitiful POS.


3 posted on 02/06/2014 1:33:38 PM PST by Gaffer (Comprehensive Immigration Reform is just another name for Comprehensive Capitulation)
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To: jazusamo

So we grant asylum to supporters of terrorists, but we suspend a child from school for chewing a pop-tart into the shape of a gun. Speaking of asylum, this country has become one. An insane asylum.


4 posted on 02/06/2014 1:36:34 PM PST by Right Brother
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To: jazusamo

I thought I had long ago been rendered incapable of experiencing shock or surprise at the treasonous acts this mal-Administration continues to devise in their never-ending efforts to defile and destroy our Constitution and our once-great Nation.

I was wrong.


5 posted on 02/06/2014 1:40:00 PM PST by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th (and 17th))
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To: jazusamo

It’s obvious where his loyalty lies, and it’s not in the USA.


6 posted on 02/06/2014 1:40:19 PM PST by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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To: Right Brother

Well said and true.


7 posted on 02/06/2014 1:41:05 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: jazusamo

The really frustrating thing is if one of these POS kills here in the US, the only place we’ll learn about it will be the alternative media.


8 posted on 02/06/2014 1:45:13 PM PST by skeeter
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9 posted on 02/06/2014 1:48:11 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: jazusamo

” Looks like Obama and Holder are bringing Kerry and Johnson in on circumventing laws passed by Congress.”

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Pray that the 2014 election gives our Congress the fortitude and legal power to impeach these outright criminals.


10 posted on 02/06/2014 1:52:09 PM PST by EagleUSA
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To: jazusamo; COUNTrecount; Nowhere Man; FightThePower!; C. Edmund Wright; jacob allen; Travis McGee; ..

Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping!

To get onto The Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping List you must threaten to report me to the Mods if I don't add you to the list...

11 posted on 02/06/2014 1:55:51 PM PST by null and void (<--- unwilling cattle-car passenger on the bullet train to serfdom)
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To: null and void

right in there with quislings


12 posted on 02/06/2014 2:01:14 PM PST by Nifster
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To: null and void

Why does Clown Prince nobama want to admit people who want to murder me and my family into the United States? Is it true that Clown Prince nobama and his grifter wife hate us all? Is it true that they both should be in prison for their crimes?


13 posted on 02/06/2014 2:04:12 PM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: hal ogen
I have absolutely no idea...


14 posted on 02/06/2014 2:06:02 PM PST by null and void (<--- unwilling cattle-car passenger on the bullet train to serfdom)
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To: Iron Munro

I wouldn’t be real surprised if the current administration gave those helping terrorists a special bonus. After all, cheerfully giving our jobs away to foreign invaders is almost like aiding terrorists, especially when you consider the rapes, molestation, and murders committed by illegals.


15 posted on 02/06/2014 2:22:04 PM PST by PATRIOT1876
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To: jazusamo

What could possibly go wrong?


16 posted on 02/06/2014 2:23:01 PM PST by lowbridge
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To: jazusamo

We don’t need more Muslims period. Once the reach certain percentages of the population they ALWAYS seek to destroy the local and replace it with sharia law where non-Muslims are treated like 2nd class citizens.


17 posted on 02/06/2014 2:24:29 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: PATRIOT1876
I wouldn’t be real surprised if the current administration gave those helping terrorists a special bonus.

And we all know that Obama's new Jihadi immigrants will be getting free medical, housing, food stamps, etc., etc., etc. compliments of America's shrinking, greedy, taxpaying, middle class.


18 posted on 02/06/2014 2:31:41 PM PST by Iron Munro ("Show me the man, and I'll show you the crime." - Lavrentiy Beria (& Eric Holder))
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To: jazusamo
"You boys stop horsing around out there,
its time to go pick up our new USA Passports."


19 posted on 02/06/2014 2:42:54 PM PST by Iron Munro ("Show me the man, and I'll show you the crime." - Lavrentiy Beria (& Eric Holder))
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To: jazusamo

I’m not sure why American citizens need more competition for jobs in any case. In particular, I don’t know why we would invite terrorist supporters into our country even if their material support was “limited”. Only someone insane or evil could approve of this policy.


20 posted on 02/06/2014 2:53:15 PM PST by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: WayneS

At this point I in no way any longer blames this administration for the unconstitutional acts it commits. I fully blame the congress in place to hols accountable the president occupants of the people’s house. An administration can only get away with that which Congress allows. Doing nothing and turning a blind eye makes congress just as culpable. There are no distinctions between the executive and legislative branches any longer.


21 posted on 02/06/2014 2:57:53 PM PST by Jarhead9297
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To: Blood of Tyrants

That’s exactly what they do and on purpose, look at Britain and the European countries.

As you say, we don’t need any more and in fact should be deporting any that cause trouble who aren’t citizens.


22 posted on 02/06/2014 3:00:15 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: Pollster1

Amen, definitely evil.


23 posted on 02/06/2014 3:02:35 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: jazusamo

Obama ,just does whatever he wants.congress means nothing to him.He will find a way to get around congress legal or illegally doesn’t matter to him ,for not enough members of congress will impeach him.So U.S soldiers overseas fighting terrorism,will encounter same terrorists on the streets of America.All thanks to Obama.


24 posted on 02/06/2014 3:06:58 PM PST by moonshinner_09
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To: Iron Munro

*And we all know that Obama’s new Jihadi immigrants will be getting free medical, housing, food stamps, etc., etc., etc. compliments of America’s shrinking, greedy, taxpaying, middle class. *

And he’ll be begging for more to come into our country.


25 posted on 02/06/2014 3:18:44 PM PST by PATRIOT1876
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To: jazusamo

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(6 minute video explains the connection)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E0cS4p9cFlo&list=UUFDlhK80EdO28R-iGTXiGaw&feature=c4-overview


26 posted on 02/06/2014 3:53:16 PM PST by Dick Bachert (Ignorance is NOT BLISS. It is the ROAD TO SERFDOM! We're on a ROAD TRIP!!)
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27 posted on 02/06/2014 3:56:04 PM PST by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx

It’s not fair to generalize from a few thousand Muslim terrorists a year and assume all Muslims are terrorists. I’ll bet half or more of all Muslims are good people. Out of one billion Muslims, that leaves under 500,000,000 that we need to worry about.


28 posted on 02/06/2014 5:25:26 PM PST by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: Pollster1

OKay...
I suggest they stay in their own countries, regardless.


29 posted on 02/06/2014 5:30:04 PM PST by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Jarhead9297

Good point.


30 posted on 02/07/2014 4:45:55 AM PST by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th (and 17th))
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