We know for a fact refugees are basically on an honor system when being vetted. We know this just isn’t going to work, so DHS Secretary, John Kelly says extreme vetting such as retrieving social media passwords would be a step in the right direction. I am all for this, it would enable them to see what they post, and if they might be a danger to the USA. Another item worth considering of course would be there phone contacts.
I think since the Travel Ban is on hold, our President Trump will be moving quickly towards getting these vetting procedures implemented. I personally don’t think that the new procedures are to extreme, given the problem of possible ISIS penetration.
The above vetting system was being considered during the Obama Administration, but was considered “to extreme.”
On January 27, 2017 President Trump signed an Executive Order for a Travel Ban on some Middle Eastern refugees. Executive Order
Trump has made it very clear that he is concerned about the number of Christian Muslims not being allowed into the USA. Stating it was almost impossible if not very tough to get into the USA. With that said, State Department data shows that only 34 Syrian Christian refugees as opposed to 12,486 Islamic Syrian refugees were admitted in the fiscal year 2016 and 4,772 so far this year.
Handing over mobile phones may soon become the norm in Germany. This would enable security to check the refugee’s country of origin.
Dr. Daniel Pipes of the Middle East Forum along with Rebel Media’s Ezra Levant have an indepth conversation on serious questions that could be asked of Islamists trying to enter the USA like, how do you feel about separation of Mosque and State? [VIDEO]