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72 Muslims from countries covered by Trump ban convicted of terrorism

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By Robert Spencer
Jihad Watch
February 11, 2017

How many is too many? What number of Americans killed by jihadis is enough for the Left? Is there any limit that will make them say, “All right, now we have to call a halt to this” and restrict immigration? Or is open borders the unalterable goal no matter how many Americans die in jihad massacres?

“Report: 72 convicted of terrorism from ‘Trump 7’ mostly Muslim countries,” by Paul Bedard, Washington Examiner, February 11, 2017:

Since 9/11, 72 individuals from the seven mostly Muslim countries covered by President Trump’s “extreme vetting” executive order have been convicted of terrorism, a finding that clashes sharply with claims from an appeals court that there is “no evidence” those countries have produced a terrorist.

According to a report out Saturday, at least 17 claimed to be refugees from those nations, three came in as “students,” and 25 eventually became U.S. citizens.

The Center for Immigration Studies calculated the numbers of convicted terrorists from the Trump Seven:

— Somalia: 20

— Yemen: 19

— Iraq: 19

— Syria: 7

— Iran: 4

— Libya: 2

— Sudan: 1

The Center’s director of policy studies, Jessica M. Vaughan, based her blockbuster report on a 2016 report from the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest, then chaired by new Attorney General Jeff Sessions, that report found that 380 out of 580 people convicted in terror cases since 9/11 were foreign-born.

She received further information on many in the report to conclude that 72 of those convicted of terrorism come from the seven nations target by Trump….

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