US bishop who was a refugee defends Trump’s travel ban


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Bishop Bawai Soro said he and most of his fellow Iraqi refugees were happy to wait years to reach America

An Iraqi-American bishop has defended attempts by President Donald Trump to introduce a travel ban on refugees.

Chaldean Catholic Bishop Bawai Soro, based in El Cajon, California, who arrived in the US as a refugee more than 40 years ago, said in an article for the San Diego Tribune that coming to America was not a right but a privilege.

catholicherald.co.uk/news/2017/02/23/us-bishop-who-was-a-refugee-defends-trumps-travel-ban/


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It makes sense to properly vet all immigrants. Our country’s inherent kindness is mistaken globally for weakness, and as practiced by Obama, it was weakness.


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European clergy also voice their concerns.

catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=30834

Brave souls.


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9/11 was five years in the planning. We have had 8 years now of lax to almost non-existent immigration vetting. If radical Islam has changed, it is for the worse. We need to brace ourselves for a possible 9/12.


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