At least four alleged terrorists have entered America through the Diversity Visa Lottery program, according to statistics released Tuesday by The White House.
The Diversity Visa Lottery gives 50,000 permanent residence visas (green cards) to foreigners from nations without a large amount of immigration the U.S. It has come under criticism after Sayfullo Saipov, an Uzbek national who entered the U.S. through the program, allegedly killed eight in New York in a truck attack.
“I am calling on Congress to TERMINATE the diversity visa lottery program that presents significant vulnerabilities to our national security,” Trump tweeted on Nov. 2.
In the days before Saipov’s attack, Abdurasul Hasanovich Juraboev, another Uzbek national and Diversity Visa beneficiary, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State.
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