Biden administration may allow former Taliban activists into the US
General Mick McGuire (retd) on Thursday reacted to the Biden administration allegedly allowing former Taliban activists into the US, saying it showed “the hypocrisy of the left”.
“My reaction to that policy is, from 1996 to 2001, what happened to every American on September 11, 2001,” the Republican Arizona Senate candidate told “Granthshala & Friends.”
“And I can’t believe the hypocrisy of the Left, now to say that the people who helped shelter and advance the terrorists that attacked this country on 9/11 and those great New Yorkers and people in DC And killed people on Flight 93. When the citizens of this country are on that list, are we going to be off the terrorist watch list?” she added.
Biden plans to exempt some Afghan civil servants employed by Taliban from terrorist sanctions
NS Biden Administration It is planning to allow some Afghan civil servants, who were exempted from terrorism-related sanctions by the 1996-2001 Taliban government, to enter the United States, according to a draft document obtained by Granthshala News. The administration continues to bring in thousands of Afghans as part of the US withdrawal from Afghanistan.
A draft US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) plan document reviewed by Granthshala News describes how the Department of Homeland Security creates a memorandum to allow Afghan civil servants who worked during the Taliban regime to be released from terrorism-related incapacity. planning to release. Aadhaar (TRIG) if they meet other background and screening requirements.
TRIG places limits on individuals who are members of a terrorist organization or who engage in terrorism, making them unacceptable to the US and ineligible for immigration benefits. The USCIS website states that the definition of terrorism-related activity is “relatively broad and may apply to individuals and activities that are not generally believed to be linked to terrorism.” This means that TRIG will exclude those who worked under the Taliban regime, which ruled from 1996 until the US was voted out of power in 2001 as al Qaeda harbored after the 9/11 attacks. Was.
“Many individuals who held civil service positions prior to the declaration of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in 1996 continued to do so after the declaration,” the document says in the justification for the application. “Some did so under pressure or other circumstances of difficulty.”
“Some have used their positions in humanitarian capacity to undermine the repressive actions of the Taliban regime, often at great personal risk. Some of these civil servants later served for the International Security Assistance Force, the US government, or the established Afghan government. worked or helped them. in December 22, 2001,” it adds.
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Recently retired Adjutant General Arizona The National Guard flouted the administration’s leftist policies and asked the chairman of the Joint Chiefs, General Mark Milley, to resign.
“This is what radical leftists are doing. They are tearing this country apart. Your leadership talked about the border. I’m in Arizona. We’re invading here and there’s a flood of people crossing the border.” that we are not catching many of these people may be involved,” he said.
Granthshala News’ Jack Durschlag contributed to this report.