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A Long-Removable Nazi Collaborator and an Alleged Terrorist Reveal Weaknesses in the Immigration System

Recent news reports have detailed the arrest of two notorious aliens in the United States: a former Nazi collaborator who purportedly worked at the Trawniki forced labor camp and an alleged ISIS fighter and murderer who was granted refugee status in the United States. Each of those cases points out weaknesses in our immigration system.

Current Low Refugee Admissions Are Guided by New Vetting Measures

Recent arrest in California of an Iraqi ISIS member shows the importance of security checks

Last week's arrest in California of an Iraqi refugee accused of being a member of ISIS is yet another sad example of the need to keep improving the vetting system of refugees resettled in the United States. Despite claims by the Obama administration that refugees were subject to the highest level of security checks of any category of traveler to the United States, reality, as this case demonstrates, is different.

The Unexpected Order in Ms. L

Judge permits detained alien parents to keep their children with them.

Given this order, the "catch and release dilemma" would not arise: Parents could either choose to be separated from their children to allow them to proceed under Flores, or choose to have their children remain with them, in DHS family detention.
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