Tag : Cato Institute
title : 'Refugees Are Already Vigorously Vetted' Says Former Homeland Security Immigration Officer
summary : "The only explanation for this [immigration/travel ban] order is that refugees are being used by the president to appeal to his base at the expense of U.S. security," stated Natasha Hall, a former immigration officer with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, in an opinion piece published Tuesday in The Washington Post. "Such a move is not only despicable and devastating to the people who desperately crave the safety of our country -- it erodes the American legal system by turning it into a political tool."
date : Feb 02, 2017 08:04 PM EST
title : Christian Refugees to be Given Priority into US by Trump, But He Also Froze Syrian Requests
summary : Persecuted Christians from other nations will be given priority over other refugees seeking to enter the United States, said President Donald Trump in an interview Friday. His full remarks to Christian Broadcasting Network's David Brody of The Brody File are slated to air Sunday evening on Freeform, as well as Monday on The 700 Club. The United States admitted a record number of 38,901 Muslim refugees in 2016, according to a Pew study, but nearly the same number of Christians, 37,521, also were admitted.
date : Jan 28, 2017 10:45 AM EST