Feb. 15, 2018
How terror arrives on American shores.
Of the 11 countries included in President Trump’s refugee ban, one stands out — Somalia.
That ban expired two weeks ago and the U.S. has begun accepting refugees again from Somalia and 10 other high-risk nations.
Although Trump promises “extreme vetting,” many Muslim refugees come as children and become radicalized years later.
Somali crime rivals Somali terrorism as a major problem, and the two clearly blur into one another. The problem is leaking from Minnesota into South Dakota — as Lutheran Social Services has resettled more than 4,500 Somalis in Sioux Falls. Many of the Somalis have migrated from Sioux Falls to the city of Aberdeen in search of work at Demkota Ranch Co.’s beef-packing plant.
South Dakota State Senator and GOP congressional candidate Neal Tapio is leading perhaps the nation’s most aggressive effort to expose the danger and fraud of refugee resettlements. Tapio has introduced several bills that seek to rein in high-risk resettlements in his state.
“While many people see compassion to serve the less fortunate, the truth is the Somali community has not been able to assimilate and has proven to be a major terror threat in the United States,” Tapio said.
Consider the following 25 incidents that should raise red flags about refugee resettlement from this perpetually war-torn country: