Senator Cotton Calls For Deportation of Foreign Nationals Supporting Hamas

He cites federal law regarding aliens to “endorse or espouse terrorist activity.“

Senator Tom Cotton of Arkansas wrote to Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on Monday, calling on the agency to deport foreign nationals who have expressed support for Hamas and its attacks on Israel, including those who are in the U.S. on a student visa. 

Senator Cotton stated in the letter, “Federal law is clear that any alien who ‘endorses or espouses terrorist activity or persuades others to endorse or espouse terrorist activity or support a terrorist organization’ is inadmissible and must be deported. Swiftly removing and permanently barring from future reentry any foreign student who signed onto or shared approvingly the anti-Semitic letter from the Harvard Palestine Solidarity Committee on October 7 would be a good place to start.” 

The senator wrote, “While American citizens may have a First Amendment right to speak disgusting vitriol if they so choose, no foreign national has a right to advocate for terrorism in the United States.” 

A similar letter has been sent to the administration by Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia. 

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For senators and representatives as they urge the administration to uphold U.S. laws and regulations regarding terrorism.
  • For Secretary Mayorkas to comply with federal laws pertaining to foreign nationals who support terrorists.

Sources: Newsweek, Daily Caller


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