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Democratic presidential nominee former Secreatry of State Hillary Clinton greets supporters during a campaign rally at Goodyear Hall and Theatre on October 3, 2016 in Akron, Ohio. Clinton is campaigning in Ohio ahead of the November 8th election. (Photo by )

Critics: Hillary Clinton Plans to Flood U.S. With Muslim Refugees

More than 45 percent of the refugees resettled in the United States in FY 2016, 38,556 out of 84,995, were Muslim, according to the Department of State’s interactive website. Of the 12,587 Syrian refugees who were resettled in the United States in FY 2016, more than 99 percent, 12,487, were Muslim.

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Trump: New Immigrants Must Assimilate to Our Way of Life

In a speech on foreign policy and radical Islam delivered Monday in Youngstown, Ohio, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said that new immigrants would be expected to assimilate to American culture — not the other way around.

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Politico: ‘Europe Empowers Muslim Reactionaries’

From Politico.eu: As the violence spreads across continents, what we are witnessing is a meltdown of the Islamic universe. Populations in Africa are as much in the cross-hairs as those of India, Europe, the U.S. and elsewhere. The victims may

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Former Rep. Tom Tancredo: European Migrant Crisis ‘Is an Invasion’

Former United States Congressman Tom Tancredo joined Stephen K. Bannon on a recent Sirius XM Breitbart News Saturday Radio program, warning of the dangers amidst the “like somebody rang a bell” European migrant crisis. The phenomenon is bringing predominantly young men, “colonists essentially,” from the Middle East to countries with substantial social welfare programs.

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A Tearful Sabbath as Jews Contemplate Iran Deal

This weekend, I shed tears over the Iran deal–literally, and publicly. It happened during a discussion among congregants at my synagogue about President Barack Obama’s capitulation to the Iranian regime.

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Jindal: US Shouldn’t ‘Blindly’ Follow Europe on Immigration

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal (R) declared “we shouldn’t be blindly following Europe where you’ve got second and third generation immigrants that don’t assimilate, don’t integrate” on Wednesday’s “Kelly File” on the Fox News Channel. “Look, America’s built on religious liberty.

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Jindal: Enough PC ‘Nonsense,’ People Need to Assimilate

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal (R) declared “people who want to come and live in our country, Sean, they’ve got to assimilate, they’ve got to integrate. Enough of this political[ly] correct nonsense” on Thursday’s “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel. “People

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Report: Al Shabaab Trying to Appeal to Unassimilated Somalis

CNN Security and Intelligence Analyst Robert Baer and National Security Analyst Peter Bergen said that while Al Shabaab’s call for terrorist attacks on malls was a “shot in the dark” by a group with “no network,” and an attempt to

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Unemployment and cultural weakness cause radicalism, not poverty

The process of assimilation is obviously a matter of great concern for any nation with generous immigration policies. Immigration without assimilation is akin to colonization. No nation benefits from importing a large population that does not accept its founding principles, or perhaps even its laws. However, assimilation is important for the native-born as well. It is a grave mistake to assume that people born in a given nation, even after several generations of native birth, will automatically assimilate to its culture.