Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey is calling for international students to be kicked out of the U.S. if they voice support for or aid Hamas or other terrorist groups.
Bailey has joined with Republican attorneys general in 19 other states in the request to the U.S. State Department and to Homeland Security. They’re asking the departments to “vigorously renew vetting of foreign student visa holders” and revoke the visas of any who’ve voiced support for terrorist activities or provided “material support” to terrorist groups. The letter was sent by Arkansas Attorney General Tim Griffin.
Bailey cites anti-Israeli protests by pro-Palestinian groups on college campuses that followed Hamas’ attacks on Israel last month.
A copy of the letter sent to U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and to Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas can be found here.
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