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  • DHS Sets New Laws for Vetting Migrants

    09/27/2017 9:01:47 AM PDT · by davikkm · 9 replies
    IWB ^ | Mark Angelides
    One of President Trump’s major campaign promises was to bring in travel bans, with the specific purpose of allowing security services the opportunity to adequately vet newcomers. A new rule that the Department of Homeland Security has published in the Federal Register has made a big move in this direction. Under the new rules, the DHS and other agencies will be able to include in their files all information that is publically available on the internet; this includes social media profiles, and chat room records. Applicants will be asked for “social media handles and aliases, associated identifiable information and search...
  • Donald Trump honours Australia refugee deal, 50 asylum seekers resettled in first wave

    09/19/2017 4:56:12 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    News Corp Australia Network ^ | September 20, 2017 | Claire Bickers
    ABOUT 50 refugees in Australia’s offshore detention centres have passed the United States’ “extreme vetting” and will be resettled in America in coming weeks. It comes just six weeks before the Manus Island detention centre in Papua New Guinea is due to close. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull this morning said it was “good news” that about 25 refugees from both Manus Island and Nauru would be resettled. Mr Turnbull thanked US President Donald Trump for honouring his deal with the Obama Administration despite his obvious reservations. The deal had been the subject of their testy phone call in January, just...
  • The extreme vetting has begun... in Australia

    05/27/2017 4:57:06 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    Hotair ^ | 05/27/2017 | Jazz Shaw
    Yes, it’s extreme vetting season. It was promised to us during the campaign and ties heavily into the President’s travel ban (which is still locked up in court). Only the vetting isn’t taking place here. You probably recall that little dust-up between Donald Trump and Australia’s Malcolm Turnbull shortly after Trump was sworn into office. They had a few differences of opinion which have supposedly since been resolved, but one serious bone of contention was the roughly 1,200 refugees who are being held on two islands off the Australian coast. Barack Obama had made a deal to take them...
  • What Obama’s Muslim ‘Sleeper Cells’ Are Planning For US Neighborhoods

    04/01/2017 9:43:03 AM PDT · by Rustybucket · 42 replies
    Political Mayhem News ^ | March 20, 2017 | Prissy Holly
    Be aware, that I am posting this with authors named Prissy, and coming from Mayhem News, but the video is illuminating, and we need to know this is going on. More importantly it helps to clarify the need to vet incoming refugees, and the danger of not having travel limitations. Read and comment. It IS worth the read and please view the video.
  • Iraqi Refugees in Virginia Charged with Immigration Fraud

    03/28/2017 12:04:32 PM PDT · by kevcol · 9 replies
    The Patch ^ | March 28, 2017 | Emily Leayman
    According to an affidavit in support of the criminal complaint, Majid Al Mashhadani, brother of Yousif Al Mashhandani and Hasan, admitted in 2005 to kidnapping and holding a U.S. citizen and others hostage for months. The three defendants are permanent residents living in the U.S. since 2008. When they applied to become naturalized citizens, none disclosed their relationship with Majid Al Mashhadani. They eventually told the FBI that they left out that relationship in the application to not jeopardize their admittance as refugees.
  • Are 75% of the Canadians who favor vetting 'FASCIST' too?

    03/15/2017 4:00:41 PM PDT · by 198ml · 12 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | 3/15/17 | Nate Madden
    Lost in the shuffle of another exhausting news cycle this week has been a rather interesting headline from our cousins to the north: A vast majority actually want their own form of extreme vetting for immigrants. According to a recent survey conducted by Radio-Canada, per the Montreal Gazette: The findings of the survey, carried by the CROP polling for the French-language service of the CBC, indicate that despite criticism from the media and within political circles, the controversial position taken by Conservative leadership candidate Kellie Leitch that immigrants be tested for an appreciation of “Canadian” values has traction with 74...
  • President Trump: We Will Take New Steps on ‘Improved Vetting Procedures’

    03/02/2017 8:41:18 AM PST · by davikkm · 7 replies
    breitbart ^ | MICHAEL PATRICK LEAHY
    “It is not compassionate, but reckless, to allow uncontrolled entry from places where proper vetting cannot occur. Those given the high honor of admission to the United States should support this country and love its people and its values,” President Trump said in his speech to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday. “That is why my administration has been working on improved vetting procedures, and we will shortly take new steps to keep our nation safe — and to keep out those who would do us harm,” the president promised. President Trump is expected to reveal those new steps...
  • 9th Circuit Court Caught Covering Up Acts Of Terrorism

    02/13/2017 2:22:05 PM PST · by bogusname · 23 replies
    The court's ruling “There is no evidence showing a risk to the United States in allowing aliens from these seven terror-associated countries to come in.” is a lie. Evidence now shows that acts of terrorism have been perpetrated by 72 individuals from the seven countries listed in Trump's Executive Order.
  • 72 convicted in U.S. terror cases came from nations targeted for vetting

    02/13/2017 6:20:32 AM PST · by rdl6989 · 13 replies
    Washington Times ^ | February 12, 2017 | Stephen Dinan
    At least 72 convicted terrorists came from the seven countries President Trump targeted in his extreme vetting executive order, according to a new report this weekend that directly undercut part of the courts’ rulings halting the program. Seventeen of those entered the U.S. under the refugee program that Mr. Trump has said is of special concern to him, according to the data compiled by the Senate Judiciary Committee and analyzed by the Center for Immigration Studies.
  • On Trial: Why Trump’s Immigration Ban Will Win Over Seattle Judge’s Nationwide Order

    02/04/2017 2:01:56 AM PST · by GeaugaRepublican · 106 replies
    Law Newz ^ | February 3, 2017 | Robert Barnes
    Opening Statement On Friday, a Boston federal judge issued a 21 page decision debunking the arguments against Trump’s Executive Order suspending migration from certain countries pending further review. Later that same day, a Seattle federal judge who has been making the news lately (and not usually for the most flattering of reasons), declared his oral intention to sign an order limiting some aspects of the executive order. In the courtroom, whose position is likely to ultimately win?
  • The White House Facebook (Emergency Stay Seeking to End Seattle Judge's Order)

    02/03/2017 8:02:50 PM PST · by Red Steel · 108 replies
    The White House ^ | February 3, 2017; 30 minutes ago | Sean Spicer
    Statement by the Press Secretary: At the earliest possible time, the Department of Justice intends to file an emergency stay of this order and defend the executive order of the President, which we believe is lawful and appropriate. The president’s order is intended to protect the homeland and he has the constitutional authority and responsibility to protect the American people. As the law states, "Whenever the President finds that the entry of any aliens or of any class of aliens into the United States would be detrimental to the interests of the United States, he may by proclamation, and for...
  • Trey Gowdy / Jason Chaffetz Prove Why Travel Ban Is Needed (Refugees Can't Be Vetted)

    02/02/2017 11:03:20 AM PST · by fivecatsandadog · 12 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1/31/17 | Scott Anthony
    Hear for yourself why President Donald Trump is correct in issuing a temporary travel ban from countries known to be hotbeds for harboring terrorists and/or are hostile nations towards the United States. Many will disagree however, Congress has spent the better part of two years deposing the FBI, DHS, CIA and others in the intelligence community, all of which have proven that refugees and immigrants from various regions can not be vetted properly.
  • President Trump Is Saying: I Will Protect America FIRST! If I Draw A LINE IN THE SAND...

    02/01/2017 6:27:03 AM PST · by davikkm · 9 replies
    IWB ^ | Pamela Williams
    Remember all the promises Obama made but never executed? We have a new President now, and he is ready to put his pen where his mouth is. Remember what President Trump ran on? Didn’t he say, “I will put AMERICA FIRST.” And that is exactly what he is doing. You can count on Trump to do what he says, even if it is unpopular with the citizens, he knows why his voters chose him. Obama spent 8 years commending terrorists by not acknowledging their works. He opened the United States up to those who wanted to destroy it, by not...
  • Speaker Ryan defends Trump’s vetting policy, says confusion was ‘regrettable’

    01/31/2017 12:20:15 PM PST · by ColdOne · 20 replies ^ | 1/31/17 | Stephen Dinan
    House Speaker Paul D. Ryan said Tuesday that the rollout of President Trump’s extreme vetting executive order was “regrettable,” but said the new policy is not only legal, but the right thing to do to try to head off a future terrorist attack. He said he’s talked with new Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly to make sure the policy is carried out better, particularly when it comes to green card holders who were getting snared in the early going. But he said the House, in a bipartisan fashion, voted to back a pause in the refugee program in the...
  • Dems fail to overturn Trump ‘extreme vetting’ order

    01/30/2017 4:02:55 PM PST · by jazusamo · 44 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 30, 2017
    Republicans managed to turn back a quick-strike effort by Senate Democrats to revoke President Trump’s new extreme vetting executive order Monday night. Sen. Dianne Feinstein tried to force an immediate vote on her bill but was stymied by GOP objections, leaving Mr. Trump free to continue to deny admissions from seven majority-Muslim countries with histories of terrorism. But Democrats said the fight is just beginning. “President Trump’s muslim ban is unnecessary, it’s unconstitutional and it’s un-American,” Mrs. Feinstein said. “We won’t stand for these types of actions.”
  • Feds Blame “Lapse in Vetting” for Admitting Syrian Refugees with Terrorist Ties into U.S.

    01/30/2017 10:41:47 AM PST · by xzins · 15 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | JANUARY 26, 2017 | Judicial Watch
    Dozens of Syrian refugees already living in the Unites States may have ties to terrorism and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is downplaying it, claiming federal agents missed “possible derogatory information” about the immigrants due to “a lapse in vetting.” Among those who slipped through the cracks is a man who failed a polygraph test after applying to work at a U.S. military installation and another who communicated with an Islamic State leader. Information about this scandalous security lapse comes from federal agents with firsthand knowledge of the situation. They spoke to a mainstream newspaper on condition of anonymity,...
  • Trump says extreme vetting pause is same as Obama’s 2011 Iraq policy

    01/30/2017 6:43:38 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 01/30/2017 | By Stephen Dinan
    <p>President Trump defended his new extreme vetting policy Sunday in the face of severe pushback from judges, members of Congress and the press, saying President Obama did much the same thing when he put a pause on Iraqi refugees for six months in 2011.</p>
  • Republican Senator Dean Hellar Speaks Out On Trump's Ban

    01/30/2017 3:17:33 AM PST · by Pinkbell · 36 replies
    Twitter ^ | January 30, 2017 | Pinkbell
    Earlier, I posted a list of 20 Republicans including Congressmen and Senators opposed to Trump's ban. A lot of the usual suspects of course. I haven't heard of this Senator before, but I thought I would post what he said. He said this in a series of 4 Tweets which I'm just going to put together as one statement: "I share the President's desire to protect our nation from harm. I agree that better vetting and border protection measures are necessary. That's why I support the thorough vetting of individuals entering our country. However, I am deeply troubled by...
  • (Vanity) There is no Muslim ban

    01/29/2017 11:47:01 PM PST · by Freedom_Is_Not_Free · 36 replies
    1-29-2017 | Freedom Is Not Free
    Donald Trump needs to get out ahead of the media calling this a "Muslin Ban". There is no Muslim ban. There are 50 Muslim nations in the world. Only 7 of them have a temporary hold on travel to the USA. Here are the nations limited by the Trump hold on people from Terrorist nations: Iraq Syria Iran Libya Somalia Sudan Yemen Here are all the Muslim Nations where all Muslims are free to enter the USA with appropriate customs. Any and ALL Muslims who want to apply to visit the USA from the following nations are still welcome to...
  • Starbucks Announces Plans To Hire 10,000 Refugees

    01/29/2017 7:00:05 PM PST · by vannrox · 161 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 29JAN17 | Tyler Durden
    With a relentless barrage of corporate executives taking veiled, and not so veiled, shots at Trump's immigration policies, moments ago Starbuck's outgoing CEO Howard Schultz went one better, and in a letter to employees, the CEO announced plans to hire some 10,000 refugees in the 75 countries in which Starbucks does business, and furthermore added that “our Partner Resources team has been in direct contact” with employees affected by President Trump’s immigration ban."He outlined different plans to not only hire refugees, but also on how the company will support “Dreamers” in the country, “building bridges, not walls” with Mexico...